Google to introduce its own PC?
In a move that will be seen as a direct challenge to Microsoft’s domination of the media business, Google Inc. is preparing to launch a low-price personal computer, reports the Los Angeles Times newspaper.
Hackers leak e-mails, stoke climate debate
(AP) -- Computer hackers have broken into a server at a well-respected climate change research center in Britain and posted hundreds of private e-mails and documents online - stoking debate over whether some scientists have ...
Scientists Write Guide to Build Supercomputer from Sony Playstation 3
(PhysOrg.com) -- UMass Dartmouth Physics Professor Gaurav Khanna and UMass Dartmouth Principal Investigator Chris Poulin have created a step-by-step guide to building a home-brewed supercomputer that can reduce the cost of ...
Energy from ceramics
Micro fuel cells are already being acclaimed as an alternative to batteries. However, producing them from hundreds of tiny separate parts is complex and expensive. An alternative is now available: ceramic fuel ...
Robot hummingbird passes flight tests (w/ Video)
New power source discovered
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and RMIT University have made a breakthrough in energy storage and power generation.
Russians to deploy floating nuclear power plant
Scientists make breakthrough solar technology
In the near future, solar panels will not only be more efficient but also a lot cheaper and affordable for everyone, thanks to research by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists.
More regulations make websites less trustworthy, study shows
Placing strict controls and regulations on website operators does not make the Internet more secure and private for users, according to a new study. In fact, stringent policies seem to make the matter worse, says Dr. Karim ...
The Asus Eee Laptop Series Selling Off the Shelves World Wide
Electric two-seater Volocopter is tested in Germany (w/ Video)
Infovell's 'research engine' finds deep Web pages that Google, Yahoo miss
Not Much Anonymity for Unprotected File-Sharers: Researchers Examine P2P Networks
The same technology that allows easy sharing of music, movies and other content across a network also allows government and media companies easy access to who is illegally downloading that content.
Researchers demonstrate direct brain control of humanoid robot
A classic science-fiction scene shows a person wearing a metal skullcap with electrodes sticking out to detect the person’s thoughts. Another sci-fi movie standard depicts robots doing humans’ bidding. Now the two are ...