Smart surveillance systems capable of automatically detecting violent crimes could soon be available.
We've been told for a while that our computers will one day use light instead of electricity.
Over $13 billion will be generated by all forms of mobile music by 2011, according to a forecast by research firm Informa Telecoms & Media.
As politicians strive to look for ways to combat new revelations like Tivo-powered commercial-skipping and the continuing transition to on-demand online video, the 2006 midterm elections have made an unlikely strong presence on a new platform - YouTube. The video sharing site now has what could lead to a vital role in the upcoming round of elections.
Breaking its own record for determining the largest known prime number, a team at Central Missouri State University (CMSU) has announced that they have confirmed the newest prime number, which ranks in at over 9.8 million digits long.
The number of IPTV subscribers will reach a moderate 29.5 million worldwide in 2010 from a small base of five million in 2006, with global revenues from IPTV services increasing from nearly $1.5 billion in 2006 to $9.3 billion in 2010, according to consulting firm Ovum.
Although sequential growth of DRAM contract prices weakened in the second half of October, DRAMeXchange said the firm pricing environment is likely to persist through November amid a worsening supply arising from issues experienced by some memory makers in the transition to 90nm.
Vonage, an Internet telephone provider, is now offering free local traffic reports for their customers. By dialing 511 from a Vonage phone, customers in thirty areas will receive average speed and accident reports about the local freeways.
Mountain View (CA) - Adding to Google's slate of filters and views for its widely-used Google Earth software, the Internet giant today unveiled the 2006 Google Earth Election Guide. The add-on allows users to view the entire country with district separation lines and embedded information about candidates running for Congress in each district.
A silicon chip that faithfully mimics the neural circuitry of a real retina could lead to better bionic eyes for those with vision loss, researchers claim.
The troll - as such taunting posters are dubbed - would frequently ignite massive angry e-mail responses, or flame wars, at times limiting the usefulness of the Full Disclosure list.
Chicago (IL) - If you plan on upgrading your computer with Intel's fastest processor, this may be your best opportunity yet: The latest update of our Price/Performance Charts reveals a substantial drop in etail pricing - close to $900 and substantially below any price of any other Intel Extreme processor before.
One in 10 internet users may be lured into handing over sensitive personal information such as a credit card number, by fraudulent "phishing" emails, research suggests.
This year's hot trend in web hosting is grid computing, which employs server clusters to bring the advantages of enterprise-level infrastructure to affordable web hosting plans. As with any trend in web hosting, it hasn't taken long for a price war to break out.
I guess that lions living in Africa don't need to be stimulated to learn how to chase prey. But apparently, it's a different story for the lions living in captivity in the Blair Drummond Safari Park located near Stirling in Scotland.
The mobile games market is growing, but will need to overcome several hurdles to gain mass-market acceptance, according to research firm Informa Telecoms and Media.
A team of British and U.S. scientists has demonstrated the first working "invisibility cloak," although don't expect it to appear in the Halloween costumes aisle just yet.
Kudos is to be dished out to Kevin Poulsen, Wired Senior Editor and former code monkey (to say the least); who has written an extremely interesting article about how he, using a search algorithm he programmed himself, managed to do what MySpace has said is not possible in catching registered sex offenders on the site.
Samsung Electronics aims to reduced the cost of TFT LCD production to $100 per square meter, down from the current $1500, by adopting printing techniques, according to Souk Jun-hyung, senior vice president of the Samsung Electronics LCD Business.
Sun revealed some details of its virtualization strategy, which is anchored in its Solaris 10 operating system. In a sea of very similar virtualization platforms and approaches, Sun believes that being different and adding value will be a significant contributor to success in this segment.