Ebay has further cut fees for putting music, movies, video games and books up for auction, responding to pressure from its high-volume sellers.
The government is proposing a plan that would lock up all Internet access for users who are found to be illegally downloaing music and videos.
The United States military wants to reach out and touch someone – fast. According to an article in the Star-Telegram, Air Force researchers are developing bombers and cruise missiles capable of flying Mach 6 or 4,000 miles-per-hour and faster.
A woman was recently tasered at a Florida Best Buy store because she left the store before she finished checking out.
Woods Hole (MA) – Imagine a watercraft that has no needs for refueling, but simply takes most of its energy needs directly from the temperature differences in Ocean water surrounding the hull. Technically, you will get a transportation device with a virtually unlimited energy resource. It’s not science-fiction, but research units are already in operation today.
Chicago (IL) – If you haven’t visited a North American Auto Show in recent years, you’d be surprised to see how much these shows have changed: The dominating topic at the Chicago Auto Show 2008 are hybrid drivetrains and other technologies that make our cars more efficient. Join us for a walk around the show floor to see what manufacturers are offering today and what we can expect for the future.
Two new studies published in Science magazine claim that biofuels use could actually increase the amount of greenhouse gases in our planet’s atmosphere. Researchers say converting forests and grasslands to ethanol producing corn or oil palm plants could actually double the CO2 levels over the next thirty years.
The feedback system on Ebay will soon only consist of customers leaving comments about individual sellers, putting an end to feedback from the other side of the transaction.
Physicists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) have developed a method to keep particle beams tightly organized in order to increase the efficiency of collider experiments.
While millions of people from Delaware to Alaska were voting for their presidential pick yesterday, Democrats also reached beyond the country's borders with the first ever official online voting.
Paris (France) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has published hundreds of 3D images of Mars, which give a spectacular impression of the terrain of the planet.
The rhythm game pioneer and creator of the cel-shaded hip hop artist is making a comeback, this time on the Wii, according to the game's official announcement from Majesco.
Why bother printing your family photos onto paper when you can laser etch them into steel, plastic and even wood? At the PMA 08 show in Las Vegas, we were given a demonstration of the VersaLaser printer which uses a Carbon Dioxide laser to blast patterns into almost any material. Company reps even made us a cool laser-etched dog tag in about two minutes.
Australian scientists have developed a points scale to determine the risk of environmental factors leading to cancer, and mobile phone radiation is near the very bottom of the list.
Upon closing its own subscription music service, Yahoo will switch its customers to Rhapsody as part of a partnership between the two companies.