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    • Audible Technology Review, August 2009

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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    In this issue, you'll learn about a new feature that will enable shuttle astronauts to get out alive in case of a launch emergency. You'll get a few hints as to how Google's new operating system will actually function. You'll learn how a company is trying to bolster online password security by studying the people who are typing in the characters. You'll hear about the alarming security weaknesses in ATMs and what is being done to improve it.

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    • Audible Technology Review, August 2010

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    In this issue, you'll learn how a startup is making a new entry in the race to build the virtual personal assistant. You'll hear how Wikipedia is trying to transform itself into an essential part of Web 3.0. You'll learn about a new service that makes it easy to access photos, video, and music from almost any Web-connected device. And you'll hear about the recent advances in renewable energy for cars and other forms of transportation.

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    • Audible Technology Review, April 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    In this issue, you'll hear how Japan's spiraling reactor accident could threaten the future of nuclear power - how residents in Tokyo were alerted by a new early warning system – how newer nuclear plant designs are more resilient to natural disaster – and how people around the globe were quickly able to mobilize online to provide relief for Japan.

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    • Audible Technology Review, June 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear how a new book about Google offers some fascinating inside details. You'll learn how recent infighting has done little to explain how Anonymous operates – or what drives it. You’ll hear about the story behind Intel's new design. You'll learn how mobile phones are now starting to influence the operating systems of the traditional desktops they once imitated.

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    • Audible Technology Review, August 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear how Google+ differs from Facebook. You’ll learn about Facebook’s new video-calling service. You'll hear how divorce lawyers are using social networks to gather evidence for legal cases. You'll learn how one company has found a way to collect data on what people are actually saying about specific TV shows.

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    • Audible Technology Review, May 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 54 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll learn what China’s next great economic advantage could be. You'll hear how Facebook emerged from a privacy scandal to become online advertising’s next great hope. You’ll learn how demonstrating IBM’s software on Jeopardy! may have been a bad idea. You’ll hear why it may be a good idea to start taking price into account when considering approval or coverage of new drug treatments.

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    • Audible Technology Review, October 2012

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear how venture capital has failed to be the financial engine of American innovation. You’ll learn why a research agency’s shift in focus to alternative energy has put them in the political crosshairs. You’ll hear how a blood test could herald in a new wave of noninvasive prenatal screenings. You’ll learn how market leaders can quickly turn into market has-beens.

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    • Audible Technology Review, September 2012

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
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    Welcome to Technology Review’s Special Edition for September 2012 on the 35 Innovators Under the Age of 35. Some members of our latest list of young innovators from around the world have developed consumer Web services you might have used, such as Spotify or Dropbox. Others are making more fundamental breakthroughs that have yet to be commercialized, such as more efficient engines or improvements in optical communications. And a few are blazing trails in fields that didn’t exist before, like pop-up fabrication of tiny machines, or cameras that can see around corners. But all 35 of them have something significant in common: their work is likely to be influential for a very long time. We hope that these stories about them surprise and inspire you.

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    • Audible Technology Review, May 2012

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
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    You’ll learn about the TR10, the 10 most important technological milestones reached in the last 12 months. You’ll hear about the tribulations involved in creating a public repository of every book ever published. You’ll learn how social communications played a big part on the war against Qaddafi. And you’ll find out why Apple’s iPhone app, Siri works so well.

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    • Audible Technology Review, April 2012

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    You’ll learn how New York is investing in financial startups to make sure technologists and new ideas stick around. You’ll hear how mobile carriers are turning to sophisticated data analytics in order to give better service to high-paying customers. You’ll learn how some of the leading mobile carriers are joining forces in an effort to compete with Google in the mobile payment business. You’ll hear why a college dropout with no background in finance is meetings with some of the world's biggest banks.

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    • Audible Technology Review, February 2012

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    In this issue, you’ll learn how antipiracy legislation could be fraught with downsides. You’ll hear how a nonprofit organization that holds millions of pieces of academic work will soon let the public see it for free. You’ll learn why defending against a cyber-attack is so hard that some think a stronger offense is required. You’ll hear how a memory-storage element made at IBM Research points to future computing systems built atom by atom.

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    • Audible Technology Review, June 2012

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    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear about whether we could take a cut of the billions companies are making due to their knowledge of our online habits. You’ll learn about an app that can figure out who your cell-phone camera is pointed at. You’ll hear how fitness trends and health-care problems are creating a demand for tiny computers we won't even notice we're carrying. You’ll hear how an innovative motion-sensing technology is achieved by combining clever software with the Doppler Effect.

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    • Audible Technology Review, October 2013

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll learn how the lead architect of Sony Computer Entertainment will define the next blockbuster game console. You’ll hear how Samsung’s new smart watch may be the most polished effort yet. You’ll learn how startups are using sound waves to let mobile gadgets transfer data quickly and efficiently. You’ll learn why it could take years for 3-D gesture-control to catch on with consumers and app developers. You’ll hear how Silicon chips with optical technology are allowing a new form of superfast data connection. And you’ll hear news from the worlds of Biomedicine, Technology and Communications.

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    • Audible Technology Review, May 2013

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll learn how Artificial intelligence is finally getting smart. You’ll hear about the next frontier of the genome revolution. You’ll learn about a maverick neuroscientist who believes he has deciphered the code by which the brain forms long-term memories. You’ll hear about the debate over what our responsibilities and duties are to help safeguard the distant future from global warming. And you’ll learn why we need technology that enhances human drivers’ abilities rather than making those abilities increasingly obsolete.

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    • Audible Technology Review, April 2013

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll learn how developing nations are putting nuclear on fast-forward. You’ll hear about a new kind of molten-salt reactor that is designed to overcome the major barriers to nuclear power. You’ll learn why securing critical infrastructure needs to go far beyond the measures in President Obama’s executive order. You’ll hear how the sequencing of a complete human genome may soon cost less than an iPhone. You’ll learn about Facebook’s database that describes as many things as possible.

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    • Audible Technology Review, March 2013

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll learn how one scientist may have come up with a way to offset rising temperatures. You’ll hear about the limits of what may be shown or said on the Web. You’ll learn about Apple’s next big innovation. You’ll hear about what the two men who created the iPod and iPhone have their sights set on now. And you’ll learn why the quest to gather ever more information can make us value the wrong things and grow overconfident about what we know.

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    • 35 Innovators Under 35 2015

    • By: The Editors of Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    There’s more than one way to read these stories. Sure, the subjects are inspiring and creative people. But these are not merely personality profiles.

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    • Audible Technology Review, March 2014

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear about the top companies from our list of the “50 Smartest Companies 2014.” You’ll learn how some of our deadliest genetic diseases could be cured. You’ll hear what Google must overcome in order for its wearable computer to be accepted. And you’ll learn how Bitcoin’s underlying technology is beginning to suggest valuable new applications.

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    • Audible Technology Review, February 2014

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll learn about the year's most important computing stories. You’ll hear how IBM is planning to invest a billion dollars in the computer system that won on Jeopardy! You’ll learn how typing in passwords on tablets and PCs could become a thing of the past. You’ll hear about the most intriguing business stories of the year. You’ll learn about a new study that shows how Google is dominating search. And you’ll hear news from the worlds of Biomedicine, Technology and Communications.

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    • Audible Technology Review, March 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    In this issue, you'll hear how WikiLeaks wants to undermine states and corporations by interfering with their ability to "think." You'll learn how a new company is marrying credit cards with mobile phones. You'll hear about one company that reflects the ambition of a whole generation of energy startups. You'll learn why the Internet is no longer fast enough for Google. You'll hear about the price you pay for using free Web services.

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    • Essential reading!

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