Two professional poker players beat their silicon-based counterparts in the world’s first official “Man versus Machine” poker tournament.
Intel today said that it has developed a laser modulator with a bandwidth of 40 Gb/s. What makes this device - it actually exists as a packaged prototype product – special is the fact that it runs within silicon and not relatively exotic and expensive materials that have enabled 40 Gb/s speeds before – such as lithium niobate and III-V compound semiconductors.
Students and researchers at two University of California campuses will soon get to test out plug-in hybrid car prototypes from Toyota.
Monday night's presidential debate featuring questions from Youtube users broke viewership records among the 18-34 age group.
Adding its voice into the new revolution for online music, MusicNet announced today it has acquired licenses for over one million songs that it plans to sell as straight MP3 files.
Australian airline Qantas is upgrading its fleet to include both wired and wireless Internet access and laptop power ports in most seats.
Three former Harvard students have filed a lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the founder of the social networking site stole their intellectual property.
Cambridge (MA) – MIT researchers have developed a fuel-efficient car engine that doesn’t use a spark to ignite fuel. The homogeneous charge compression ignition engine (HCCI) combines elements from standard spark ignition and diesel engines. Researchers say the engines cut pollution and improve fuel economy by several miles per gallon.
The latest addition in Google's acquisition pocket is ImageAmerica, a company that takes high resolution aerial images around the country.
After a couple bumps in the road, the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative has begun its path to helping children in impoverished nations.
While Google is still reeling from Internet privacy debates, Ask.com has swooped in to offer a new service that won't keep track of user searches.
Even though AMD lost a lot of money last quarter, it managed to keep Intel from cutting deeper into its market share.
China smashed its record by the end of the first half of 2006, closing in on the US as the world's biggest population of Internet users.
The United States helped raise PC shipments in the second quarter by 12.5% compared to last year.
This is the first install of what will be a periodic, ongoing series on how migrate from Microsoft's Windows to other Operating systems. This first article provides insight in the much discussed Ubuntu Linux.
Google's tepid entry into the world of physical advertising has now reached more than 225 newspapers.