Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and scientists from the University of Maryland and Howard University claim to have developed a technique to create tiny, highly efficient light-emitting diodes from nanowires that could be used in light-based nanotechnologies, including data storage.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to step up to the plate and start making changes for the 21st century in order to keep the environment clean, urges a new report from former agency assistant administrator J. Clarence Davies.
Facebook, the number 2 social networking site with 24 million users, is opening up to developers in its Facebook Platform program.
Pittsburgh (PA) – Students at Carnegie Mellon University believe to have found a solution to one of the major bottlenecks in an initiative that aims to make transform books, newspapers and other printed materials into digitized text that is computer searchable. Words that are not recognized by scan software are used for passphrases on websites – enlisting the help of Internet users to accelerate the initiative.
At the G8 Summit in Germany, eight of the most prominent countries in the world have called on the private IT sector for help in combating cyber crimes, especially those that harm children.
MySpace is still the overwhelming favorite among social networkers, according to market research firm Hitwise.
Warner Home Video announced today that its Best Picture Oscar winner, The Departed, has sold more than 100,000 copies on Blu-ray and HD DVD.
Internet advertising climbed to being just shy of $17 billion last year, and the industry shows no sign of slowing down.
Mixing classic films with new technology, Turner Broadcasting has launched a new online portal that lets users watch TCM content for free.
The historic 20-story Heritage Tower is for sale on eBay.
General Electronic will be unveiling its prototype hybrid electric diesel locomotive in Los Angeles Union Square tomorrow.
Although Microsoft wants consumers to believe that Vista has reinvigorated the computer market, research firm In-Stat says it really has no impact at all.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a plan to turn all taxis in the city into hybrid vehicles by October 2012.
The Chinese government has backed away from a plan that would have required bloggers to register their real names and information.
A new survey from the Business Software Alliance (BSA) shows that downloading of pirated content among teens has been cut drastically over the past three years
According to Internet rumors, Yahoo is eyeing social networking site Bebo for a $1 billion dollar buyout.
Avis has begun offering wireless Internet to rental car customers, via a portable device that acts as a mobile hot spot.
Staples customers can easily recycle their empty ink cartridges and old cell phones, and now they can do the same with computers.