Microsoft is temporarily closing its video sharing site while it implements stricter anti-piracy screening.
Sales of CDs in the US for the first three months of 2007 were 20% less than the same period last year..
Los Angeles Airport (CA) - The Airbus A380 made a quiet departure from Los Angeles International Airport last evening. Scheduled for an approximate departure time of 7:30 pm, the world’s largest commercial plane left early at 6:20 pm citing that the crew completed pre-flight preparations earlier than expected.
Throughout the evening, approximately 500 spectators lined up along the south side of LAX on Imperial Hill in hopes of seeing the A380 depart for its 12 ½ return flight back to Toulouse, France – home of Airbus headquarters.
Rental chain Movie Gallery announced this week that it has plans to enter the arena of online DVD renting.
A new Hillary Clinton mashup video has received more than a million views on YouTube, underlining a new trend for political campaigns.
Bringing March Madness to the online video forefront, CBS today announced a new advertising partnership with Pontiac to bring NCAA game highlights to YouTube.
Hannover (Germany) - The battle between the HD DVD and Blu-ray camps has gone into a new round at Cebit - with HD DVD promoters touting the formats advantages and almost claiming victory over Blu-ray, while a Sony executive told TG Daily that he expects the format war to be over within one year.
Hannover (Germany) - Following Microsoft's Origami campaign last year, we expected a world-changing mobile PC - and were disappointed by a product that was too large, too slow, too expensive and lacked important wireless features. Samsung has redesigned its Q1 for 2007 - and believes that the Q1 Ultra will fill the Q1's gaps. But we still have the impression that UMPCs remain half-baked products.
Hannover (Germany) - We provided a glimpse of the display already yesterday in our Cebit preview slideshow. Today, NEC officially unveiled the 3D LCD as its Cebit highlight.
Cebit, the big daddy of all technology fairs, opened today in Hannover, Germany.
DirecTV has convinced Disney to launch HD feeds of four of its cable/satellite channels next year.
Games like Nintendogs, Catz, and The Sims, wherein players can take care of a virtual pet, is leading to a decline in ownership of real pets, according to the response from a new study.
San Francisco (CA) – The phrase “use your brain” gets a new meaning with Emotiv’s development kit, which, according to the company, will allow the creation of games that can interface with a player’s thoughts, actions and emotions.
In fact, if Emotiv’s claims can be realized in computer games, there could be little that a gamer could hide, which ultimately could translate into a much more realistic game experience.
A recent survey conducted by members of the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School found that eight out of ten Americans have no clear understanding of the term nanotechnology - however, nine out of ten hold an opinion about its benefits and risks. Future education will determine how nanotechnology will be perceived by the public, the study concludes.
Microsoft's Research division today opened the doors to the firm's annual TechFest, highlighting research projects that allow a first look at Microsoft products that we may be seeing in the not too distant future. Microsoft is showcasing more than 100 different projects, but most share one key theme: Search, organize and present data.
Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a prototype nanoscale electronic switch that is described to function like a “lightning” and could replace nanoscale memory circuits sometime in the future.
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is reportedly in talks with cable and satellite providers to launch its first stateside TV network.
England's largest TV network, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), has signed a deal with YouTube.
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) say they have developed a "new class of electronic components" that could lead the way to bendable and battery-less electronic devices inside the human body - which could monitor blood flow, organ activity and other vital signs.
Eindhoven (The Netherlands) - John Kessels from the technical university of Eindhoven claims that a relatively simple software update as well as the addition of a cable could reduce the fuel consumption of virtually any car on the road today.
Kessels approach is based on the idea that cars waste energy in several places; for example, he explained that cars do not accelerate efficiently and throw potential energy savings when charging the car battery or running all electrical systems without interruption.