According to a new study by MobileWeb Metrix, which tracks trends among mobile Internet use, more users are looking up weather information from their cell phones than from a notebook or desktop PC.
Prices for 32" panels may fall below $300 to $290 in the third quarter of 2007, with quotes for 40" panels to also drop to nearly $500 during the period, according to Displaybank.
A Department of Energy report shows that the U.S. energy grid could support up to 185 million electric or hybrid cars. The department believes a switch to the newer vehicles would clean up the environment and could even improve our national security situation by reducing the need for imported oil.
San Francisco (CA) - A joint team of scientists from IBM, Macronix, and Qimonda today announced details about a new phase-change memory chip, which they claim marks the next step in finding a successor to the universal flash memory format. The non-volatile memory is estimated to be about 500 times faster than Flash, while using less than one-half the power to write data into a cell.
The worldwide storage software market experienced its 12th consecutive quarter of on-year growth in the third quarter of 2006 with revenues of $2.5 billion, representing a 10.7% on-year growth, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).
Chicago (IL) - Last week, news of the unveiling of AMD's Quad FX platform coincided with prices for virtually all of the company's existing processors decreasing. This week, the company introduced its first 65 nm X2 processors, which caused average retail prices to slip across the board.
Chicago (IL) - Mozilla fans still starry-eyed from the recent release of Firefox 2.0 can already get a glimpse at what the next version of the browser will look like, as an alpha version of Firefox 3.0 has recently been uploaded to Mozilla's public FTP server.
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Mass adoption of notebook-use direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) systems may start in 2010-2011, said Kamal Shah, mobility enabling initiative manager of Intel's mobile platforms group, on the sidelines of the Taiwan International Small Fuel Cell Application Technical Forum organized by design and engineering startup Antig Technology and its supporters this week in Taipei.
Communications chip suppliers are eying the huge business opportunities promised by notebooks with built-in 3/3.5G modules.
105,244,649 web sites populated the Internet at the beginning of December, according to report released by Netcraft.
Apple may be the leader in the market of MP3 players, but in the world of environmental friendliness, the company holds an entirely different distinction. According to Greenpeace, Apple is ranked dead last on the scale of green electronics, failing to make virtually any accommodation to lessen its output of electronic waste.
According to Digitimes, both Intel and TSMC are making great strides towards a 32 nm chip-making process.
This is the promise of the 3D Optical Data Storage system developed at the University of Central Florida (UCF). This technology allows to record and store at least 1,000 GB of data on multiple layers of a single disc.
Mozilla announced today that Firefox browser fans are underwriting four 30-second videos to air on U.S. primetime TV this month.
Psst! Want 50,000 free DVDs? The US National Science Teachers Association didn't, even though the DVDs in question were of An Inconvenient Truth, the climate change movie that is required viewing for all children in Norway and Sweden.
That Apple will forge a path into the videogame console hardware scene is a "distinct possibility", said Prudential analyst Jesse Tortora.
The Iranian government seems to have had it with ninjas and the Star Wars Kid and has banned YouTube. The popular video sharing site has been branded a public nuisance and has been taken off the web. Surfers to the site will see a message that it is not authorized according to Iranian law.
The body of missing CNET senior editor James Kim was found earlier today. He and his family were stranded in the mountains for eleven days after taking a wrong turn in the family car. He left his car to find help for his stranded family on Saturday, but never made it back. Kati Kim, James' wife, and his two daughters were found safe two days ago.
Watertown (MA) - In a report that took a look at consumer feelings about the next-generation DVD formats, including blogs and online discussion boards, research company Cymphony says that HD DVD is the preferred choice at this time.
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Basketball vests (singlets) with electroluminescent displays that show a player's score, and number of fouls, are being trialled in Australia.