Fresh search teams prepared to join the hunt for a San Francisco man who set out on foot Saturday to find help for his stranded family in Oregon's snowy coastal mountains.
The Internet2, a network that connects about 200 U.S. universities, has just turned 10 years old and celebrated its birthday with the launch of a new portion that provides a bandwidth of 100 Gb/s. By mid-2007, Internet2 members will be able to transmit Gigabytes of data in a matter seconds rather than minutes and hours.
According to a new survey by video game publisher Activision, nearly 80% of parents with children who play video games pay "close attention" to the ESRB rating system, conquering the conventional thought that the ratings do not have an impact on most parents.
NASA plans to permanently occupy an outpost at one of the Moon's poles, officials announced on Monday.
The wife and daughters of missing CNET senior editor James Kim have been found. 30-year-old Kati along four year-old Penelope and seven-month Sabine were found by search and rescue helicopters at around 1:45 PM PST near in Josephine County, Oregon. James Kim is still missing.
Munich (Germany) - Infineon today said that it has developed multi-gate FINFET transistors, often also described as 3D transistors that dramatically reduce the amount of leakage current. The chip company believes that portable devices built around 3D transistors technology could run about twice as long as products using traditional planar circuitry.
Chicago (IL) - It has been a busy week for AMD, as the company unveiled the two-socket dual-core platform Quad FX and showed off its first native quad-core processor to analysts. And the PR frenzy is not over with more news being expected this coming week. The announcements are still fresh, but we already noticed some impact on AMD processor pricing.
According to various scientific studies, between 10 and 20 per cent of serious traffic accidents can be attributed to drowsiness and fatigue. In the U.S. alone, over 100,000 accidents are caused by driver fatigue every year, in which 1,500 people are killed and a further 71,000 injured.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking for alternative fuels for our military jets. The department has started a program called BioFuels that will find companies who can produce 100 liters of biofuel that can replace the JP-8 standard military aviation fuel.
An ancient astronomical calculator made at the end of the 2nd century BC was amazingly accurate and more complex than any instrument for the next 1,000 years, scientists said on Wednesday.
BMW offered a first public view on its first limited production hydrogen-powered car, the Hydrogen 7. Officially introduced at the currently held Los Angeles Auto Show, the luxury sedan uses liquid hydrogen and can switch to gasoline power with a push of a button. During a media only press conference at the show, BMW officials told reporters that "you can't tell the difference" when switching to gasoline.
Ottawa (ON) - Some decisions take time. Answering the question whether to implement support for the Open Document Format in its Word Perfect software or not, took Corel more than a year. At last, the long-time supporter of ODF today announced that it will update WordPerfect Office to support the XML-based ODF as well as Microsoft's Open Office XML format.
University security experts warned administrators on Monday that a bot program has started to spread by exploiting five patched Microsoft vulnerabilities and a six-month-old flaw in Symantec's antivirus software.
Despite rampant attempts to squash spammers, a new report from Internet messaging company Postini says that 9 out of every 10 e-mails is junk, an amount that is reportedly triple from what it was six months ago.
Maryland's Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, is putting into place plans to Webcast live sessions of the court, throwing its hat into the ring of a handful of other states that have a similar online outreach.
A number of Taiwan-based network-equipment makers, including Gemtek Technology, Accton Technology and Zyxel Communications, are expected to begin commercial shipments, albeit in small volumes, of mobile WiMAX products in the first quarter of 2007, although many market sources indicated that a real takeoff of WiMAX applications isn't likely to come until 2008, according to market sources.
Intel's P965 chipset and Microsoft's Vista operating system are expected to speed up adoption of SATA (serial advanced technology attachment) and displace ATAPI (ATA packet interface) as the mainstream interface standard for optical drives in the second half of 2007, according to optical disc drive (ODD) manufacturers in Taiwan.
Samsung Electronics was number one in the global TV market in terms of unit and revenue shares in the third quarter, while worldwide TV unit shipments grew 7% on-quarter and 3% on-year to 45.5 million units, according to research firm DisplaySearch.
World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) projects the global semiconductor industry will continue to grow in 2007 and peak in 2008, said WSTS Asia-Pacific president Tony Huang.
Sony's Tokyo research lab has found a way to connect headphones to portable music and video players without the need for fiddly wiring. They simply feed an audio signal straight through the listener's body.