Osama bin Laden's tech gear leaves communications trail

Technological treasures could offer clues into what bin Laden was thinking

Now that U.S. forces have all kinds technological treasures from Osama bin Laden's hideout what are they going to do with them?

Basically, American intelligence wants to know who the fugitive was talking to, what he was reading or watching, what he was thinking and what he doesn’t want us to know, reports Michael Tanji of Wired.com's Danger Room.

The other important element would be examining how technologically sophisticated his team is based on software and file formats, such as extensions from engineering or computer-aided design and manufacturing programs, the article added.

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