4 Ways to Outsmart Websites That Force You to Register

http://www.howtogeek.com/132319/4-ways-to-outsmart-websites-that-force-you-to-register/

Sayonara, netbooks: Asus (and the rest) won’t make any more in 2013

http://m.guardiannews.com/technology/2012/dec/31/netbooks-dead-2013

How the Bar Code Took Over the World

http://mobile.businessweek.com/articles/2012-12-17/how-the-bar-code-took-over-the-world?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+mediaredef+%28jason+hirschhorn%27s+Media+ReDEFined%29&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=hootsuite&utm_campaign=winter112

Police using Twitter to offer virtual ridealongs

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/police-using-twitter-offer-virtual-ridealongs

The long slow death of the landline

http://boingboing.net/2012/12/28/the-long-slow-death-of-the-lan.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+boingboing%2FiBag+%28Boing+Boing%29

China Tightens Its Grip on Internet Users

http://www.technewsworld.com/story/China-Tightens-Its-Grip-on-Internet-Users-76976.html

‘Walking robot’ allows paralyzed man to move again

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/12/28/walking-robot-allows-paralyzed-man-to-move-again/?test=latestnews