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01-12-13, 11:00 AM
Most of the stories you read on Ars this week came straight from the show floor at the Las Vegas Convention Center. You'll find plenty of articles here about the hardware (and software, and infrastructure) of the future form new car tech to AT&T's plan to go all-IP. You'll also find plenty of stories¬*not from CES in this list‚??our interview with the Republican staffer whose views on copyright got him fired, reporting on an extremely crtical Ruby on Rails bug, and an update on the antics of John McAfee, to name a few.



‚??Buffy vs Edward‚?? remix unfairly removed by Lionsgate (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/01/buffy-vs-edward-remix-unfairly-removed-by-lionsgate/) http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/01/buffy-vs-edward-remix-unfairly-removed-by-lionsgate/


‚??The telephone network is obsolete‚??: Get ready for the all-IP telco (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/01/the-telephone-network-is-obsolete-get-ready-for-the-all-ip-telco/)
AT&T wants to get rid of obsolete PSTN equipment, and those pesky FCC rules.
Republican staffer fired for copyright memo talks to Ars (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/01/republican-staffer-fired-for-copyright-memo-talks-to-ars/)
Derek Khanna needs a new job, but he's unapologetic about his reformist views.
Extremely critical Ruby on Rails bug threatens more than 200,000 sites (http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/01/extremely-crtical-ruby-on-rails-bug-threatens-more-than-200000-sites/)
Servers that run the framework are by default vulnerable to remote code attacks.
The bizarre tale of John McAfee, spymaster (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/01/the-bizarre-tale-of-john-mcafee-spymaster/)
75 laptops, 29 "pillow talk" operatives, and one crazy gringo.
Adobe almost does something amazing by accident (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/01/adobe-almost-does-something-amazing-by-accident/)
Making Creative Suite 2 free seemed like a genius move. Unfortunately, it wasn't.
RIM‚??s BlackBerry 10 bets on gestures for its saving grace (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/rims-blackberry-10-bets-on-gestures-for-its-saving-grace/)
Join us as we go hands-on with RIM's new mobile operating system.
1998‚??s most intriguing OS, 15 years later: Hands-on with Haiku alpha 4 (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/not-quite-poetry-in-motion-ars-reviews-the-haiku-alpha-4-os/)
Nostalgia runs high, but is the BeOS reboot more than an interesting diversion?
$17,000 Linux-powered rifle brings ‚??auto-aim‚?? to the real world (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/17000-linux-powered-rifle-brings-auto-aim-to-the-real-world/)
Austin-based startup makes ‚??Precision Guided Firearms‚?? sporting a lot of tech.
Vint Cerf‚??s futuristic wine cellar‚??and what it means for you (http://arstechnica.com/business/2013/01/vint-cerfs-futuristic-wine-cellar-and-what-it-means-for-you/)
RFID tags on every wine bottle in your house? Why not?
In which Ars is allowed to see‚??but not touch‚??an Ubuntu phone (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/in-which-ars-is-allowed-to-see-but-not-touch-an-ubuntu-phone/)
No touching! Canonical shows us an Ubuntu phone, tells us to keep our hands off.
Simulated trip to Mars left crew with sleep, exercise problems (http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/01/simulated-trip-to-mars-left-crew-with-sleep-exercise-problems/)
Some napped, one shifted to a 25-hour day; all but one remained alert.
Power saving through marketing: Intel's ‚??7 watt‚?? Ivy Bridge CPUs (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/power-saving-through-marketing-intels-7-watt-ivy-bridge-cpus/)
The new CPUs definitely save some power, but not as much as you might think.
The brains of GM's new infotainment system? Your personal smartphone (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/the-brains-of-gms-new-infotainment-system-your-personal-smartphone/)
"Siri, how do we build a cheaper car computer?"
The old school tech Samsung used to achieve single lens 3D (http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/01/the-old-school-tech-samsung-used-to-achieve-single-lens-3d/)
Hint: the new 45mm 3D NX system lens doesn't use magic.


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