No format war means 3D will quickly become mainstream

While there is still a battle for 3D acceptance in the home, the lack of a format war for home media could lead to a faster adoption rate and increased interest.

Aiptek brings out first glasses-free 3D photo frame

Glasses-free 3D technology is not something confined to the upcoming Nintendo 3DS, as digital camera manufacturer Aiptek plans to bring out a new kind of digital photo frame in the next couple months.

Play Bejeweled, watch TV, and listen to U2 from Bing.com

Microsoft's search site is no longer just a "decision engine." It's growing up and now it can play music, movies, and games without ever sending users to an external Web site.

Google's "Caffeine" system gives a pick-me-up to search

When you run a search on Google, your results are going to be just a little more up-to-date, thanks to a new search infrastructure that was just announced.

Nanotechnology: An Audi that repairs itself

Got a couple of dings and scratches in your car? Paint chipping away a bit? These would never be problem again if a very high-concept Spanish designer had his say.

Hulu paves way for new premium, $10/month service

Viewers who feel limited by Hulu's five episode cap for each series will soon be able to pay a monthly fee for unlimited access to an entire back-catalog of TV content.

New $100 bill uses thousands of lenses, has a 3D effect

The US Treasury Department has introduced a new makeover to the $100 bill, which now has moving images, 3D effects, and changing colors as the most robust anti-counterfeit note in the country's history.

Coming soon: buy digital content at airports

If you plan on flying out of Atlanta this summer, you'll be one of the first to see what could be the first of many new airport kiosks: one that offers movies and music downloaded directly to a memory card.

Electronic license plate reader sends fines to wrong person

An electronic license plate reader designed to automatically send fines to people who skip through toll roads without paying, apparently can't tell the difference between an 8 and a 0.

Nearly half of Americans have social media profiles

48% of Americans over the age of 11 now have profiles on at least one social networking Web site, including 78% of teenagers, according to a newly released study.

HD Radio gets new slate of support from BMW, Ford, others

At the New York International Auto Show, the company behind HD Radio technology announced that seven automakers have renewed their commitment to providing HD Radio as a standard feature.

Nissan pushes mainstream with $32,000 electric car

In the boldest move yet for the electric car industry, Nissan is set to offer the Leaf at under $33,000, bringing the final price to consumers to around $25,000 after a federal tax credit.

Global warming skeptics increase

Cities across the Northeast and Atlantic Coast are breaking snowfall records and scientists are now rescinding claims of global warming-induced hurricanes. It all leads to growing skepticism over the climate change phenomenon.

YouTube filters offensive content

YouTube has introduced an optional "Safety Mode" filter designed to help users screen out potentially objectionable content.

Yet another Bada Bing: Microsoft search gets Facebook

Forget Google! Microsoft has confirmed that it will soon offer Facebook users full access to its snazzy Bing search engine.

Facebook Smackdown: Gmail and Internet news targeted

Marshall Kirkpatrick of Read Write Web has hypothesized that Facebook could eventually depose Google by becoming the world's "leading" news reader.

Google Chrome takes market share from Firefox and IE

Google Chrome has managed to capture at least 5 percent of the browser market share from rivals Internet Explorer and Firefox.

Nudists endorse full body airport scans

The American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR) has officially endorsed the deployment of full body scanners in major US airports.

'Wet' computing system aims to mimic brain processes

Researchers at the University of Southampton are embarking on a project to develop a new kind of information processing technology inspired by the chemical processes in living systems.

Google upgrades cloud-based Docs with full file support

Google has upgraded its free, cloud-based Docs suite by supporting "all file types" and increasing maximum upload limits to 250MB.