Demonoid.com, a popular site for trading illegal torrent files, has been down for over 24 hours.
Greenbelt (MD) – A NASA sponsored study found that snow in Greenland is melting at an accelerated pace, potentially impacting the sea level and the Earth's energy budget how much radiation from the sun is absorbed by the Earth versus that reflected back into the atmosphere.
Valencia (Spain) - A team of research scientists have discovered a way to replace a very expensive laboratory device with only a slightly modified CD drive. The result of the mod? An inexpensive, portable laboratory scanner suitable for detecting various chemical compounds.
A San Jose-based startup wants to give away free telephone calls in exchange for a digital pound of flesh.
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today released its global corporate climate change report for 2007, indicating a trend that U.S. corporations have begun developing response strategies addressing the climate change.
Starbucks has announced it plans to give away free music downloads across its entire US chain to promote the coffee house's upcoming promotion with the iPod.
Las Vegas (NV) – At first glance, Pittsburgh resident Justine Ezarik looks like she’s talking to herself as she eats lunch, drinks coffee and drives her car, but she’s isn’t insane, she’s part of a new legion of ‘lifecasters’. Broadcasting their lives 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can think of these lifecasters as reporters that never go off air. From mundane tasks like shopping in an electronics store to picking food for lunch, their actions are scrutinized, commented on and even criticized in chat rooms with hundreds and o
San Francisco (CA) - On the second floor of the West Moscone Center at Fall IDF 2007, escalator patrons were greeted with a specially modified 2006 Volkswagen Passat named "Junior". The Stanford Racing Team has hopes this car win the 2007 Grand Challenge sponsored by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).
Traffic delays cause billions of dollars in lost revenue, according to a new study put out by the Texas Transportation Institute.
The Thai government is trying to block new YouTube videos, the first action it has announced after lifting its ban on the site last month.
The medical research project's processing capacity is now at more than one petaflop, with 80% of that coming from participating Playstation 3 users.
Pittsburgh (PA) – William Whittaker, researcher from Carnegie Mellon University is taking aim at Google's recently announced Lunar X-Prize and its $20 million grand prize. Whittaker has already has built a next-gen lunar rover for NASA, also announced today.
Viacom today launched a new social networking site under the MTV name, with the distinctive characteristic of being devoted to youth activism.
NBC has announced that it will begin offering free ad-supported downloads of its TV shows next month.
It’s been almost four decades since Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, but the famed American astronaut still has a sparkle in his eyes for space travel. TG Daily got an opportunity to chat with Aldrin about his thoughts on the future of space exploration.
Mozilla has fixed a critical bug that plagued the way Quicktime files interacted with its Firefox browser.