Rebooting the PC industry: Tablets force a shift
(AP) -- The personal computer industry needs a jumpstart - and it's counting on a rescue from emerging markets and a late-to-the-party push into tablet computers.
Swarms of locusts use social networking to communicate
Social studies of Facebook and Twitter have been adapted to gain a greater understanding of the swarming behaviour of locusts. The enormous success of social networking sites has vividly illustrated the importance of networking ...
NY Post blocks website access for iPad users
The New York Post has blocked access to its website from the iPad's Safari Web browser in a bid to drive users of Apple's tablet computer to the newspaper's paid application.
Scientists find genes to beat MRSA defence system
Efforts to develop better and stronger treatments against diseases continue in Europe, with particular emphasis being placed on fighting human pathogens and strains resistant to existing treatments. Scientists ...
Google cranks up search speeds with images, voice (Update)
Google on Tuesday ramped up Internet search speeds by letting people use speech or images to express what they want faster.
New parallelization technique boosts our ability to model biological systems
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for using multi-core chips more efficiently, significantly enhancing a computer's ability to build computer models of biological systems. The technique ...
Free vs. fee: Push is under way to collect for Internet content
The axiom about free lunches got tossed out by the Internet. Web downloads have delivered all manner of no-pay music, news, movies and software. Years of trying to put them behind a cash register have mostly failed.
Tablets, 3D in focus at future-shaping Taiwan IT show
The question of how to get 3D technology into every living room and a tablet computer into every hand is set to dominate Asia's largest IT fair which opens in Taiwan next week.
Apparent roadblock in the development of quantum lithography
Satyam to pay $10 million to settle SEC charges
Satyam Computer Services has agreed to pay $10 million to settle US charges that former top managers inflated the Indian company's revenue, the US Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday.
Atomic switches: Ionic computing
(PhysOrg.com) -- A critical review of the current status and future prospects of new computing architectures based on atomic switches fabricated by controlling the movement of cationic ions during solid electrochemical ...
NY Times expands limits on free search traffic
(AP) -- The New York Times will try to make it more difficult to use Internet search engines to avoid paying for frequent visits to the newspaper's website.
Scientific discovery moves racetrack memory closer to reality
IBM researchers today revealed a previously unknown aspect of key physics inside Racetrack memory -- a new technology design which stands to improve memory capabilities within mobile phones, laptop computers and business-class ...
Best drug development results from computer/test tube combination
While computer simulations of how the body metabolises drugs save both time and money, the best results when developing new drugs come from combining such simulations with laboratory experiments, reveals a ...