Archive: 03/24/2006

VCs seek dot-com success stories in India

Manik Arora of Battery Ventures, the Silicon Valley-based VC that prefers to call itself a "lead institutional investor in its portfolio companies," spends a lot of time researching on Indian Internet ventures these days. ...

Mar 24, 2006 2 / 5 (1) 0

Teens undergo fast brain makeover

U.S. researchers say a teen's brain undergoes a previously unsuspected biological makeover not complete until they're 25, and that could explain a few things.

Mar 24, 2006 4.3 / 5 (16) 0

Movies-for-download making inroads

U.K. movie-goers now have easier access to Hollywood blockbusters anywhere they go thanks to Universal Pictures. The studio giant will allow customers to purchase movies to keep in three different downloadable formats onto ...

Mar 24, 2006 5 / 5 (5) 0

It's a wrap, GDC top 12 list

It's been a long week of talking game development tools, dealing with a cold and rainy San Jose, and listening to companies saying "Wait until E3," instead of answering questions. But this correspondent persevered to bring ...

Mar 24, 2006 3.3 / 5 (10) 0

Mini-Comets Approaching Earth

In 1995, Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 did something unexpected: it fell apart. For no apparent reason, the comet's nucleus split into at least three "mini-comets" flying single file through space. Astronomers ...

Mar 24, 2006 4.4 / 5 (19) 0

Scientists identify two new forms of ice

Scientists have discovered two previously unknown forms of ice, frozen at temperatures of around minus 160 degrees Celsius. The researchers say they have solved the atomic structures of the new forms, which ...

Mar 24, 2006 4.5 / 5 (33) 0