Proving that you can perhaps put a price tag on stupidity, a gamer has handed over real cash for a pretend spacecraft.
Death is bad for business, says social networking site Facebook.
VOIP firm Skype said that it will enable video calls for 720p high definition displays, so you can see your friends' acne in high resolution detail.
A Welsh researcher warns that sloppy spelling and grammar is dumbing down the language.
Two Zurich architects are producing 'blow-up' metal objects up to six meters across, thanks to a new welding robot.
New satellite images suggest that Mars was warm enough to sustain lakes as recently as three billion years ago.
Lenovo has debuted an ARM-based smartbook powered by Qualcomm's 1GHz Snapdragon chipset platform.
Lenovo has introduced a number of IdeaPad laptops and IdeaCentre desktops, including a capacitive, multitouch netbook-tablet combo and the “industry’s thinnest” all-in-one desktop PC.
Nvidia and Weta Digital have developed an advanced ray-tracing system that is capable of quickly and accurately processing billions of polygons.
John Paczkowski of Digital Daily reports that Apple has scheduled a media event at the San Francisco Yerba Buena Center on January 27, 2010.
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered five planets located outside of our solar system.
Sprint and Skiff have introduced an e-reader optimized for newspaper and magazine content.
Now this rumor would really put the cat among the pigeons.
Google's Chrome has pushed Apple's Safari into fourth place in the overall browser rankings for December.
An ARM-based reference smartbook for under $200 marks Freescale's adventure into challenging the hegemony of Intel.
It's a good thing spammers can't spell.
Christmas has taken a terrible toll at the home of the beautiful.
Millions of people are still using the same password for everything, leaving them vulnerable to fraud, according to a new report.
If you're cursing your lousy Wifi signal, it may just be because you're sitting inside a Faraday cage.
Because the truth is that Microsoft and Intel have attempted to push this concept for years - and they pushed at a door that hardly opened.
Dolphins are almost as clever as people and should be given human status, according to a zoologist at Emory University.
The telecom industry is warning that governments around the world are likely to debate cellphone cancer warnings later this month.
Manufacturers of DRAM are making aggressive attempts to ensure that DDR3 memory will be the mainstream memory this year.
Lenovo has refreshed its ThinkPad lineup with an ultraportable laptop that starts at $450.
CES 2010 Samsung's NX10 DSLR has hit the shelves.
China has pledged to intensify its ongoing crackdown against Internet pornography.
Microsoft has applied to patent a controller that operates on the principle of electromyography, or feedback generated by human muscles.
Invetech has designed a 3D bio-printer that will be used by scientists to advance human tissue repair and organ replacement.
The ex-president of Google China has claimed that Apple's upcoming tablet device will feature a 10.1-inch screen, webcam and an "awesome UI."
TG Daily would like to wish all of our readers a most prosperous New Year and many more of them to come.
In contradiction to perceived wisdom, the airborne fraction of carbon dioxide hasn't increased during the last five decades, or, indeed, for the last 150 years, claims new research
SpinVox, the "state-of-the-art" company that uses underpaid droids in a call center to translate voice messages to SMS, has been snapped up by Nuance in a $102.5 million deal.
If there's one company that's hardly been affected by the ups and downs of the last decade, it's got to be Google, the firm that "does no evil".
Especially in consumer electronics
The latest member of TGD's virtual menagerie is a robot hummingbird, designed to find people trapped in collapsed buildings, track down criminals, or even explore other planets.
Leaky reactors, sabre-rattling boost sales
Critics bemoaning a lack of government support for business would do well to consider the boost US foreign policy gave one North Carolina company.
A Taiwanese semiconductor design company has complained to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) that AMD and others have breached a patent it owns relating to graphics cards.
Taiwanese wire Digitimes said that Richtek filed the complaint against AMD, uPI Semiconductor, Sapphire Technology, Diamond Multimedia and XFX Technology.
One of the patents, US patent number 7,315,190 is for a PWM circuit and a PWM integrated circuit, a patent granted to Richtek Technology Corp from Hsinchu, Taiwan, on the 16 of June 2006.
iSlate tablet versus the Nexus One smartphone
Feds confiscate laptop and threaten to cancel lucrative contract
Avatar integration, social interactions and multi-screen experiences