A silicon chip that faithfully mimics the neural circuitry of a real retina could lead to better bionic eyes for those with vision loss, researchers claim.
The troll - as such taunting posters are dubbed - would frequently ignite massive angry e-mail responses, or flame wars, at times limiting the usefulness of the Full Disclosure list.
Chicago (IL) - If you plan on upgrading your computer with Intel's fastest processor, this may be your best opportunity yet: The latest update of our Price/Performance Charts reveals a substantial drop in etail pricing - close to $900 and substantially below any price of any other Intel Extreme processor before.
One in 10 internet users may be lured into handing over sensitive personal information such as a credit card number, by fraudulent "phishing" emails, research suggests.
This year's hot trend in web hosting is grid computing, which employs server clusters to bring the advantages of enterprise-level infrastructure to affordable web hosting plans. As with any trend in web hosting, it hasn't taken long for a price war to break out.
I guess that lions living in Africa don't need to be stimulated to learn how to chase prey. But apparently, it's a different story for the lions living in captivity in the Blair Drummond Safari Park located near Stirling in Scotland.
The mobile games market is growing, but will need to overcome several hurdles to gain mass-market acceptance, according to research firm Informa Telecoms and Media.
A team of British and U.S. scientists has demonstrated the first working "invisibility cloak," although don't expect it to appear in the Halloween costumes aisle just yet.
Kudos is to be dished out to Kevin Poulsen, Wired Senior Editor and former code monkey (to say the least); who has written an extremely interesting article about how he, using a search algorithm he programmed himself, managed to do what MySpace has said is not possible in catching registered sex offenders on the site.
Samsung Electronics aims to reduced the cost of TFT LCD production to $100 per square meter, down from the current $1500, by adopting printing techniques, according to Souk Jun-hyung, senior vice president of the Samsung Electronics LCD Business.
Sun revealed some details of its virtualization strategy, which is anchored in its Solaris 10 operating system. In a sea of very similar virtualization platforms and approaches, Sun believes that being different and adding value will be a significant contributor to success in this segment.
The design of in-ear headphones that come as standard with many portable music players, can cause users to crank their music up to damaging levels, research suggests.
Smart phone OS-maker Symbian has hinted it would be open to expanding beyond the cellular.
Are we a nation of Internet addicts? Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine think that some of us are. In a telephone-based study, researchers say one out of eight Americans showed signs of excessive Internet use. They also concluded that the typical addict is a single white male who spends approximately 30 hours a week surfing the net.
LG.Philips LCD announced today it will showcase a new range of TFT LCD panels for high-definition TVs (HDTVs), LCD monitors, notebooks and mobile phones at FPD International 2006 in Yokohama, Japan.
Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has announced plans for a consumer-grade, high-resolution 47" Quad High Definition (QHD, 2560x1440) LCD TV panel slated for mass production in the second quarter of 2007.
Sanyo Epson Imaging Devices today announced the development of a 7.1" direct-view full high-definition (HD) low-temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) LCD panel.
On 1 December 2005, two e-mail messages were sent from a computer in Western Australia to members of two different human rights organizations.
Kyocera today said that it has achieved a new world record of 18.5% energy conversion efficiency with a 15 cm x 15 cm (5.9" x 5.9") multi-crystalline silicon solar cell. According to the company, the new results exceeds prior records, which were set by the company, including 14.5% in 1989, 17.1% in 1996, and 17.7% in 2004.
News agency Reuters has become a news target itself as it announced today plans to open a virtual bureau in the online life-simulation platform Second Life. Users will now be able to look up Reuters reports about the world of Second Life as well as the real world within the virtual environment.