Archive: 8/06/2006

Broadband Report: Web video on your TiVo?

TiVo announced Wednesday that customers will be able to view Web video on their TiVo-based DVR devices. The new service dubbed "TiVoCast" will work with the company's new Series 2 TiVo set top DVR boxes, as long as it's connected ...

dateJun 08, 2006 in Internet
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Apple files 2nd countersuit against Creative

(AP) -- Apple Computer Inc. has filed a second countersuit against SIngapore-based Creative Technology Ltd., intensifying its legal battle against the smaller media player rival that sued the iPod maker for patent infringement ...

dateJun 08, 2006 in Business
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Triple threat polymer captures and releases

A chemist at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a remarkable nanostructured material that can repel pests, sweeten the air, and some day might even be used as a timed drug delivery system — as a nasal spray, ...

dateJun 08, 2006 in Bio & Medicine
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Probing Question: What makes a song catchy?

A catchy tune isn't always a good thing. If it contains an infectious chorus, even a song you dislike might refuse to leave your head. ("Achy Breaky Heart," anyone?) The choice of descriptors is not lost on Keith Duffy, a ...

dateJun 08, 2006 in Other
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NIST Bullet Tests Make Frangibles More Tangible

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are measuring precisely the disintegration of “frangible” bullets when they strike a surface to better understand how the ammunition might affect body ...

dateJun 08, 2006 in Engineering
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