Computer defeats humans at crossword

Crossword-solving computer program WebCrow has defeated 25 human competitors in a puzzle competition in Riva del Garda, Italy.

University plans Internet network study

Researchers at the University of South Florida say they plan to conduct a study on the psychosocial effects of Internet social networks on youth.

Microsoft to use AMD software

Redmond, Wash., software giant Microsoft announced it would use AMD's virtualization technology for an upcoming service pack.

TDK Announces Blue Laser Disc Technology to Support 200GB Capacity

TDK, a world leader in digital recording solutions, has reached a landmark in the development of recordable blue laser technology, achieving a groundbreaking capacity of 200GB. Surpassing existing optical media technologies ...

The Multimedia Dome: Look, Listen and be Amazed

Making its first public appearance at the IFA international consumer electronics fair in Berlin, the Multimedia Dome is the first digital dome theater to feature natural spatial sound: it envelops visitors in fascinating ...

'Stress and the city': Urban birds keep cool

Animals colonizing cities are exposed to many novel and potentially stressful situations. Chronic stress, however, can cause deleterious effects. Hence, wild animals would suffer from city life unless they adjusted their ...

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