December 6, 2021

Gadget of the week

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Buckyballs are back By John Biggs From TechCrunch Years ago – six years ago, to be exact – a toy called Buckyballs came under attack by government officials intent on destroying fun. The Consumer Product Safety Commission banned the toys, which we noted were tiny rare earth magnets that were good for play but bad […]

Internet retailers press their claims in High Court

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By Jamie Schuman, From Supreme Court Brief ’Tis the season for online gift-buying, and a fitting time for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, a case involving the rights of Internet retailers. At issue is a law that requires merchants who do not have stores in Colorado to notify customers […]