Yahoo has announced it will acquire Zimbra, a software company specializing in custom e-mail applications.
Sony is reportedly in talks with Toshiba to sell its high-end semiconductor facilities to Toshiba, including its much touted Cell processor.
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania claim to have found a new non-volatile nanoscale memory technology that retrieves data 1000 times faster than flash, stores data for about 100,000 years and has the potential to scale into the terabit range.
A new music downloading service makes its debut today, offering free songs to people who are willing to cope with advertising and heavy DRM restrictions.
The inventor of the “KillaCycle” electric motorcycle almost killed himself during a demonstration at the Wired NextFest conference.
Yahoo has launched a beta version of Mash, its latest attempt at social networking.
Ann Arbor (MI) - Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have discovered a way to use radio frequencies to cool very small objects. Similar previous techniques have involved laser light. The use of RF will help researchers push tiny machines toward ever smaller levels.
KillaCycle inventor Bill Dube says he doing just fine after crashing his electric motorcycle at the Wired NextFest fair in Los Angeles California.
DNA elasticity is a particularly interesting trait for scientist to observe. Could a recent discovery provide a new international standard for measuring pico-forces?
Google is sponsoring the Lunar X Prize project, which will award up to $25 million for landing a robotic rover that can roam the moon's surface and send images, video and other data back to Earth. The second prize winner will get $5 million.
Scientists have been able to observe and measure individual atomic spin, possibly paving the way for advancements in nanoscale quantum computers.
Should a good eBay reputation follow you into Amazon.com or even MySpace? Trustplus, a startup based in Waltham Massachusetts, seems to think so and is developing a persistent online reputation score that functions much like the dreaded FICO credit score.
A glitch in Paypal's electronic auction payment service left some users receiving the goods from someone else's auction.