Precomputing speeds up cloth imaging
(Phys.org) —Creating a computer graphic model of a uniform material like woven cloth or finished wood can be done by modeling a small volume, like one yarn crossing, and repeating it over and over, perhaps ...
Yahoo open to Microsoft deal under right terms
(AP) -- Yahoo Inc.'s chief executive said Wednesday that she is open to joining forces with Microsoft Corp. so both companies can better compete in Internet search, but a deal would need a specific set of terms - including ...
Former Yahoo! executive charged with insider trading
US regulators announced that a former Yahoo! executive has agreed to plead guilty in an insider trading scheme that involved leaking word of the Internet search giant's pact with Microsoft.
Review: Autodesk's 3-D technology cool but frustrating
Last week, Autodesk updated its suite of 3-D printing and modeling applications, releasing an iPad version of 123D Catch, a program that creates a virtual object by stitching together two-dimensional photographs taken of ...
Bartz blasts Yahoo! board
Fired Yahoo! chief executive Carol Bartz has responded to her dismissal with a characteristically salty blast at the board of directors of the Internet company.
Appeals court ruling threatens used software sales
(AP) -- A federal appeals court has sided with the computer software industry in its effort to squelch sales of second-hand programs covered by widely used licensing agreements.
Thank God for new Yahoo chief's candor
I want to like Carol Bartz -- and maybe I will. But here's a novel thought: I'm going to give her 45 minutes or so to get something done before I decide. "Friggin' breathing room," Bartz might call it.