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    • Audible Technology Review, February 2015

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll learn what the latest technological flops, fizzles, and flame outs tell us about innovation. You’ll hear how the past year ushered in progress in developing hardware and software capable of human feats of intelligence. You’ll learn how a wireless transmitter could give paralyzed people a practical way to control TVs, computers, or wheelchairs with their thoughts. You’ll hear how software that turns data into written text could help us make sense of a coming tsunami of data. You’ll learn what’s next for the inventor of Gorilla Glass. You’ll hear about how a wireless technology more than 10 times faster than the best Wi-Fi is coming to market this year.

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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, January 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
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    In this issue, you'll hear how Google and the geeks from Silicon Valley aim to revolutionize the 70-year-old TV industry. You'll learn why your DNA sequence does not determine your entire genetic fate. You'll hear how scientists can now track the precise genetic changes behind an individual case of cancer – and how this could change the way we treat the disease. And you’ll learn what a new wave of plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles have to overcome in order to succeed.

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    • Audible Technology Review, September, 2010

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    In this issue, you'll hear how physicians can now use DNA sequencing to uncover the causes of rare genetic disorders. You'll learn about an online community where people are free to be wrong – and how big investors want a piece of the action. You'll hear about the dilemma that new energy technologies could face once the federal stimulus funds have dried up.

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    • Audible Technology Review, October 2010

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    In this issue, you'll hear about a surprise ruling that has left the stem-cell community stunned. You'll learn about an experimental drug that is being considered a major breakthrough in cancer treatment. You'll hear how scientists are using data from genome analysis to help them choose the best drugs for their patients. You'll learn how scientists are closing in on a molecular explanation for certain cases of autism. And you’ll hear news from the worlds of Biomedicine, Technology and Communications.

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    • Audible Technology Review, February 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    In this issue, you'll hear how social media, Wi-Fi gadgets and a sense of shame keep people motivated. You'll learn why an alliance with Facebook should give Microsoft an edge against search rival Google. You'll hear why some of the world's biggest technology companies have on-demand video on their slate for the upcoming year. You'll learn about a new device that can scan fingerprints from up to two meters away.

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    • Audible Technology Review, July 2010

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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    In this issue, you'll hear how researchers are pursuing radical new ways to eliminate AIDs. You'll learn what the recent increase in cyber attacks can teach us about thwarting cyber crime, espionage and warfare. You'll hear about a billionaire who is attempting to make solar power a commonplace and affordable source of energy. And you'll learn how the FCC is planning to improve internet connectivity in an effort to help boost the economy.

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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, December 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear why Facebook has tightened its security. You’ll learn about an interest network that lets users create pages and plans to give them a cut of the resulting ad revenue. You'll hear why taking control of computers with our hands and bodies is set to become commonplace. You’ll learn how a full-color screen for mobile devices may be available sooner than you’d think.

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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, October 2011

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear what technology has fixed since 9/11. You’ll learn about a new standard in wireless data transmission. You'll hear how companies plan on making cloud-computing more reliable. You'll learn about the results of the first family to have their genomes sequenced and analyzed. You’ll hear Intel’s strategy for getting more of their chips into mobile devices. You’ll learn how the energy efficiency of computers is doubling every year and a half.

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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, May 2001

    • Dot What?
    • By: MIT (Technology Review)
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Late in the last century we heard stories about the phone companies running out of area codes or the post office needing even more zip codes. In "Dot What?," Simson Garfinkel says the same sort of challenge is facing those looking for new domain names.

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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, August 2012

    • By: Technology Review
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    In this issue, you’ll hear about the future of the computer industry. You’ll learn why Google’s Nexus 7 is going to make plenty of friends. You’ll hear why the advertising industry is battling some of technology’s biggest companies. You’ll learn whether Europe's strict stance on protecting people's data is costing businesses or creating new opportunities. You’ll hear how candidates are matching voter records with sophisticated online tracking to target their ads. And you’ll hear news from the worlds of Biomedicine, Technology and Communications.

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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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