Bill Gates ran for 13 years as the richest man in the world, but now he has slunk back to the third spot.
A first-year Ryerson University student faces
expulsion after running an online Facebook study group that swapped
homework tips. 18-year-old Chris Avenir has been hit with 147 counts –
one for each student who used the group - of academic misconduct and
will now go in front of the engineering department for an expulsion
If you bought an HD DVD player at Circuit City and now want to switch over to Blu-ray, you're in luck.
Ask.com, after facing a long struggle with other search engines, this week announced it will stop trying to directly compete in that market and instead create a niche search portal for married women.
Standalone HD DVD players as low as $80 and free movie offers are just the beginning of what will be a massive clearing out of stock of the failed format over the next several weeks.
An anti-shark device became shark food after
it failed spectacularly in the waters near South Africa. This shocking
(ok maybe not so shocking) information came to light during an inquest
held in South Australia over the death of a swimmer who was wearing the
Thanks to its financial backing from Google, Youtube now plans to offer live video streaming by the end of 2008.
Leap day (February 29) happens once every four years, but it seems that there cannot be a single leap day without mainstream media reporting about computer-related problems associated with the date. This time around, so called "Easy Check-in" kiosks at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) were crashing as the software did not allow passengers to check-in for the flight.
While Blu-ray has pretty much officially won the high definition media war, the HD DVD release of American Gangster beat out all of its Blu-ray contenders in the last full week of February.
Ebay's online payment site Paypal has issued a warning that Apple's Safari browser makes users more vulnerable to phishing.
In preparation for this summer’s Olympics, China has just opened the
world’s largest airport terminal in Beijing. More than 50 million
people will scamper through this terminal which is nearly two miles
long and has 120 gates along with 73 aircraft parking spots.
The dramedy that went from Myspace to NBC has been canceled after one episode, after it received the network's worst rating for its time slot in 20 years.
For the past few weeks, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and U.S. Army have been running the ‘Crusher’ six-wheeled robot through torturous recon and cave-clearing missions. By early reports, the robot has performed well and Army personnel have even adapted two popular gadgets to control the bot.
Orlando (FL) - Tributaries just introduced its T12 power strip which promises to solve a common tech problem of “I can’t fit all my power adapters on one strip.” While we usually forward the press releases into a virtual recycle bin, this product caught our attention as it finally solves some of headaches we experience on daily basis.
Sony’s robotic Aibo dog is just as effective as a
real dog in curing loneliness. According to a study conducted by the
St. Louis University, elderly patients in a nursing home became
attached to the dog after several weeks of playing with the non-pooping
Netflix has said that it will start offering more Blu-ray Disc titles since it will no longer stock HD DVD.
In spite of the fact that the creators of HD DVD have officially abandoned the format, Dreamworks Animation is still locked in to an exclusivity contract.