05/01/2006

Next International Space Station Crew Announced

NASA and its international partners have selected astronaut Jeffrey Williams and Russian cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov as the next crew for the International Space Station, designated as Expedition 13.

Las Vegas glitters with next-generation gadgets

The world's biggest electronics fair opened Thursday with high-definition televisions, next-generation DVD players and all-in-one communication tools blazing a trail for the digital future.

Lenovo Plans to Embed Cingular WWAN in Upcoming ThinkPads

Lenovo and Cingular Wireless today announced plans to integrate wireless wide area network (WWAN) technology from Cingular in upcoming versions of ThinkPad notebooks. ThinkPad users will have built-in, immediate high-speed ...

InPhase Develops Holographic-ROM for Consumer Devices

InPhase Technologies today announced it has developed and is shipping the first Holographic-ROM (H-ROM) media targeted for use in consumer devices. Data are recorded into the Tapestry HDS4000 media with the same wavelength ...

HP Introduces Mobile Broadband Notebook PC

HP today introduced a mobile broadband notebook that allows users to stay connected at broadband speeds to corporate networks, email and the Internet without being tied to a wireless hotspot.

Researchers discover star orbiting a 'medium-sized' black hole

University of Iowa researchers have found a star orbiting a "medium-sized" black hole -- about 1,000 times more massive than the sun -- in the nearby starburst galaxy M82, a development that may help explain how medium-sized ...

France Telecom's loss may be Belgian gain

Buying or being bought out seemed to be the way of life of European telecommunication groups in 2005, as a slew of carriers both big and small either gobbled up rivals or were eaten up themselves.

Net braced for new Sober virus attack

Internet-security experts were predicting only minor impacts from an onslaught of the Sober virus scheduled to replicate itself Thursday or Friday.

World of Warcraft focus of millions

A long day over and done with, they return in the millions to their homes and apartments. Heading over to their computers, they sit down and open "The Program." Introductory music emanates from their speakers.

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