The virtual residents of Second Life are experiencing a banking crisis of their own after a recently announced ban on unregistered banks. As of January 22nd, unregistered banks won’t be able to offer interest or any return on investment. Now, virtual citizens are scrambling to pull their money out of banks and causing some institutions to close their doors.
A blogger who interfered with flat-screen displays at last week's CES garnered a lot of reader interest, but the Consumer Electronics Association got the last laugh.
Las Vegas (NV) - Every year at CES, we find a concept that is really just on display for concept's sake, and something that blurs the line between reality and sci-fi. That product this year was the Lumus glasses.
The Internet continued its rapid growth rate in the final month of last year, adding more than five million websites for a bottom line of more than 150 million.
Remarkable research findings on energy conversion have been published in the most recent edition of Nature: Scientists believe to have discovered a much more efficient way to use silicon to convert heat into electricity – for use in a variety of products ranging from cars to portable electronics.
Electric generators are usually very noisy and must be used outdoors, but start-up Powerair has developed a zinc pellet-powered generator that’s completely safe inside.
Walking between the Blu-ray Disc booth and the HD DVD booth at this year's CES is like walking between an amusement park and a decrepit morgue.
Scientists are experimenting with nano construction techniques to engineer materials which do not occur in nature. The end result may be solar cells that are 3x as efficient as those seen today, that are able to convert water directly into hydrogen and oxygen, and many more similar conversion applications.
Heroes, CSI, House, Family Guy, and more are now just a click away thanks a new site launched today by Comcast.
Just in time for CES, Internet start-up SpaceTime has launched the first official version of its "3D Web browser", which lets users manipulate their Internet surfing experience in a completely new way.
Las Vegas (NV) – If you want the ultimate mountain bike that’s guaranteed to garner looks and stop traffic, then Delta 7 Sports out of Utah has perhaps the ultimate invention for you. The company’s Arantix bike frame is a hollow matrix made of carbon fiber and Kevlar. Company reps say the frame weighs just 2.75 pounds.