An interactive marketing group in San Francisco held a charity auction believed to be the first of its kind to send the proceeds to the "One Laptop Per Child" program.
Forward: by Wolfgang Gruener and Rick C. Hodgin
The DRAM industry is hurting. Losses of 85% in sales price over the past 12 months have brought the industry almost to its knees. With no end in sight, DRAM makers are taking extreme measures to keep prices from dropping further.
Less than a year after it quietly entered the video download market, Wal-Mart has quietly left by shutting down its digital download store.
The FBI's fingerprint database is about to become only one small portion of the biometric data they maintain on individuals. Traits identifying the lope of a person's gate will soon be input, and searchable.
The U.S. Army has discovered a novel use for Macs: as a supplement to their main server banks. The goal is to distribute the OS workload, thereby reducing the possibility of crippling single attacks.
Moscow (Russia) - The last three satellites for a soviet GPS network named GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) were launched without incident yesterday in an improved Proton-M carrier rocket from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan. The three satellites complete the system which will be fully operational in 2009, providing world-wide GPS access to GLONASS devices.
Japan’s navy successfully defended itself from a simulated ballistic missile attack last week.
Intel's recent minor slip of three quad-core processors from early in Q1'2008 to mid-to-late Q1'2008, coupled with some rumblings from under the surface, have caused a few to raise an eyebrow or two.
Over the weekend, visitors to the official Blu-ray Disc website were sent to the official HD DVD website instead, apparently the work of a format-biased hacker.
Procrastinating shoppers pushed last week's e-tailer sales up 25% over the same period last year, a new record for the last-minute shopping time.
Ford Motor Company and UCLA have developed a new chemical compound which can safely store large quantities of hydrogen gas in a chemically dissolved form, making it safe for use in automobiles. While there is still research to be done, this research may help bring it mainstream much sooner.
The Boeing 707, the firm's first jet-powered commercial airplane, is celebrating the 50th birthday of its maiden flight: Boeing launched the first production 707 on Dec. 20, 1957 from Renton Municipal Airport near Seattle, WA.