A driver uses a cell phone, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, in Freeport, Maine. On Saturday, Sept. 12, a new law makes failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle while distracted a traffic infraction in Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Remotely Interested? With the "simple push of the 'Select' button," Optimum Select allows viewers to request information, coupons and free samples. Cablevision/Optimum Select hide caption

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Interactive TV Allows Viewers To Shop Remotely

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Some Coffee Shops Crack Down On Free Wi-Fi

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Week In Tech Examined

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Sierra SunTower, a new solar facility in Lancaster, Calif., generates electricity for Southern California Edison. It was activated in August. Courtesy of eSolar hide caption

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Solar Plan Ignites Some Environmental Concerns

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Need An Interpreter? Just Pick Up The Phone

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Calif. Rules On Flat Screen TVs Worry Some Retailers

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Sun Gold tomatoes can be on restaurant plates in San Francisco in less than 24 hours. Beth Hoffman for NPR hide caption

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Site Helps Chefs Find Farmers, And Fresh Produce

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Prime Polluter China May Also Lead In Green Technology

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Suggested Sounds For Too-Quiet Cars

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Wireless Carriers Resist Open-Internet Stance

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Making Science Class The Coolest Period In School

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Is Twitter Really Worth $1 Billion?

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High-Tech Solutions To Help Deter Driver Texting

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Wikipedia: A 'Victim Of Its Own Success?'

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