Scientists at Harvard University discovered that Carbon-13 atoms in diamonds can be used to create a stable and controllable quantum mechanical memory and a small quantum processor, often referred to as quantum register.
Researchers at Northeastern University claim that they can solve any Rubik’s Cube puzzle in 26 moves.
In a cross-complimenting, reminiscing discussion, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs made a rare joint appearance at this week's All Things Digital conference.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sure knows how to motivate his older employees.
Moroccon Internet users have been banned from accessing YouTube for over a week, and now some are beginning to doubt the government's response that the problem is due to a "technical glitch".
Global positioning systems have been used to track convicts and catch car thiefs, and now they're being put to the test to crack down on graffiti bandits.
Google has added more ‘down to Earth’ views to its popular online Google Maps service.
Tel Aviv (Israel) – Two scientists from the Tel-Aviv University have shown that information can be stored in live neurons. The research results provide a new way to help understand how our brain learns and store information, but also indicate that a “cyborg-like integration of living material into memory chips” could become a reality in the foreseeable future.
Sci-Fi mogul George Lucas is planning a new animated Star Wars TV series that will be available in high definition.
Google has updated its image search engine by adding new filters to restrict results to specific categories.
In a bid to redefine itself in the display market, Sony has debuted a new kind of material that can display a moving image on a flexible, very thin screen.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and scientists from the University of Maryland and Howard University claim to have developed a technique to create tiny, highly efficient light-emitting diodes from nanowires that could be used in light-based nanotechnologies, including data storage.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to step up to the plate and start making changes for the 21st century in order to keep the environment clean, urges a new report from former agency assistant administrator J. Clarence Davies.
Facebook, the number 2 social networking site with 24 million users, is opening up to developers in its Facebook Platform program.
Pittsburgh (PA) – Students at Carnegie Mellon University believe to have found a solution to one of the major bottlenecks in an initiative that aims to make transform books, newspapers and other printed materials into digitized text that is computer searchable. Words that are not recognized by scan software are used for passphrases on websites – enlisting the help of Internet users to accelerate the initiative.
At the G8 Summit in Germany, eight of the most prominent countries in the world have called on the private IT sector for help in combating cyber crimes, especially those that harm children.
MySpace is still the overwhelming favorite among social networkers, according to market research firm Hitwise.