Profile of Cora Nucci
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Articles by Cora Nucci
posted in July 2008
PC makers are exhibiting worrisome signs of the same kind of calcified thinking that has brought the U.S. auto industry to its creaking knees.
A story out of France Wednesday might have been ripped from the pages of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory. Only this time the prize is space travel.
Add hybrid car engineer to the list of jobs that can kill. Japanese authorities have ruled that the death of a 45-year-old top engineer on Toyota's Hybrid Camry line was caused by working too many hours.
Despite General Motors vice chairman Robert Lutz having colorfully called global warming a "total crock of s***" earlier this year, the company has made itself a world leader in solar energy generation.
Reports are burning up the enviroblogs that the 2010 Toyota Prius will boast optional solar panels on the roof. A solar array on a Prius would be like those flower vases in VW Bugs: cute design feature, but not a feat of engineering.
It's been a month since I ditched by Moto dumbphone for a BlackBerry Curve 8330. Overall, I'm delighted with my decision, despite having uncovered a couple of minor annoyances and one serious flaw, which caused me to call the cops.
Privacy has been on my mind the last couple of days. The other day, I talked to a woman who told me she reads her kids' text messages. She eyeballs every line of text they receive.