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Feds Choose 4 Border Wall Prototypes

Next steps will be building, testing

(Newser) - Thursday was a big day in the border wall business: US Customs and Border Protection announced that four concrete wall prototypes had been chosen from among more than 200 proposals. The border wall designs, each 30 feet long and up to 30 feet tall, will be built in the San... More »

Google Co-Founder's Flying Car Takes Off

Kitty Hawk Flyer will be available later this year

(Newser) - Airbus' flying car might have competition. Kitty Hawk, a Silicon Valley startup named for the location of the Wright brothers' first controlled flight and backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, has revealed its flying car prototype and says buyers will be able to get their hands on a similar design... More »

Apple May Have Lost iPhone Prototype in a Bar (Again)

CNET says version 5 may have been sold on Craigslist

(Newser) - The words "happy hour" might soon be banned from the Apple lexicon. CNET is reporting that a prototype of the iPhone 5 got left behind in a tequila bar in San Francisco, then sold on Craigslist for $200. The story is based on a single, unnamed source, and no... More »

Tech Blogger Won't Face Charges Over iPhone Images

But two men who sold prototype aren't so lucky

(Newser) - Prosecutors said today they will not bring charges against a tech blogger who bought an Apple iPhone prototype after it was found at a bar in March 2010. San Mateo County Assistant District Attorney Morley Pitt said charges were not filed against Gizmodo's Jason Chen or other employees, citing... More »

Website: We Have Apple's Next iPhone

Gizmodo pretty sure it found Steve Jobs' next trick in a Calif. bar

(Newser) - If you're a techie website, days don't get too much better than one when you stumble across Steve Jobs' next little gift to the world. Gizmodo says it's gotten its hands on the next-generation iPhone, found "lost in a bar in Redwood." After taking the device apart, the... More »

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