Game utilizes human intuition to help computers solve complex problems
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new computer game prototype combines work and play to help solve a fundamental problem underlying many computer hardware design tasks.
US video game sales drop 21 percent in December
(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories fell 21 percent in December from a year ago to $3.99 billion as players bought fewer games for their aging consoles, according to market researcher ...
SpaceX on verge of 3rd supply run to space station (Update)
The International Space Station is about to get another commercial shipment.
Sony's Stringer 'to step down' as president
Howard Stringer, the Welsh-born American head of Japanese games, music and electronics giant Sony, is to step down as the firm's president, reports said Saturday, while remaining CEO and chairman.
Entrepreneurial teen mines bitcoins, pays father for the power
One sign that Evan Neal isn't your typical 16-year-old: He contributes several hundred dollars toward the monthly electric bill at his father's house to cover the cost of running his energy-hungry computer equipment.
Better software cuts computer energy use
An EU research project is developing tools to help software engineers create energy-efficient code, which could reduce electricity consumption at data centres by up to 50% and improve battery life in smart ...
New ground-based laser system tested against rockets and unmanned aerial system
Lockheed Martin today announced that it has successfully demonstrated a portable, ground-based military laser system in a series of tests against representative airborne targets. Lockheed Martin developed ...
Tracking gunfire with a smartphone
(Phys.org) —You are walking down the street with a friend. A shot is fired. The two of you duck behind the nearest cover and you pull out your smartphone. A map of the neighborhood pops up on its screen ...
Streamlining chip design
In the same way that computing power moved from mainframes to the desktop in the 1980s, its now moving from the desktop to handheld devices. But thats putting new demands on chip designers. Because ...
Sony removes data posted by hackers
Sony said Saturday about 2,500 customers' names and partial addresses stolen by hackers had been discovered posted online as it struggled to recover from the biggest-ever Internet security break-in.
PlayStation Vita to hit US in February
Sony said its next-generation PlayStation Vita games console will be released in the United States and Latin America on February 22.
NVIDIA files counter-suit in legal row with Intel
A legal battle between Intel and NVIDIA heated up on Thursday with the graphics computing specialty firm accusing the world's largest chip maker of breaching a contract.
Sony PlayStation 4 expected at NY event Wednesday (Update)
Sony is expected to unveil its next-generation gaming system at a New York event Wednesday evening, a development that would give the struggling electronics company a head start over Microsoft and an Xbox 360 successor.
Microsoft program will return sound
Q. I recently removed the Roxio Easy Media Creator program from my Toshiba laptop, but I think the process also removed my system's sound. I've updated the system drivers, but when I check properties for the sound devices, ...