Gregory Olsen, American entrepreneur and scientist, rich enough to afford a $20 million trip, will spend a week in Space.
Yahoo, the University of California and the Internet Archive are working on a project to digitize books, and make them available everywhere in the world through the Internet.
SanDisk Corporation and Sony Corporation developed the â€œMemory Stick Microâ€? format, an ultra-small IC recording media designed to meet the growing storage needs of highly compact, multifunctional mobile phones.
NEC Corporation announced that it has verified the effectiveness of a new drug screening system, ChemMinerTM, which utilizes data mining techniques such as active learning.
EU proposed an international body to govern the Internet, but the U.S. doesn’t agree with this proposal, saying that this idea will bureaucratize the network.
Google announced a partnership with NASA. They want to collaborate with the agency on research projects. Both Google and NASA want to bring a universe of information to people around the world.
The University of California, supported by the Patent Office, gained the rights over a patent used by Microsoft in Internet Explorer.
NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd. announced that in mid-October it will begin shipping samples of its new 19-inch monochrome super-extended graphics array (SXGA), amorphous silicon, thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT LCD) module, which is suitable for use in the medical field.
Internet users have been warned, that the fraudsters may use this event to put up a new phishing scheme. It has been also reported a spread of e-mail messages that claim to be associated with the FIFA soccer committee.
Li Chen, who was found to have 5,100 copies of counterfeit Symantec software, pled guilty to one count of trademark infringement and agreed to pay Symantec $1,005,000.
Nicholas Negroponte, the co-founder of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, detailed specifications for a $100 windup-powered laptop targeted at children in developing nations.
OQO unveils the model 01+ Pocketable Windows XP Computer. Enhanced ultra personal computer comes with 512MB RAM, 30GB hard drive, USB 2.0, internal speaker, improved pen-based digitizer, car/auto charger.
DCM-Doll provided this money with the intention to bring BitTorrent to Hollywood. The company could help Hollywood studios distribute movies, or enable independent filmmakers to share their work on a fast and easy manner.
The people behind Wikimedia Foundation have launched a new project called Wikibooks. The idea is to find a kindergarten-to-college curriculum of textbooks that are free and based on an open-source development model.
HP today expanded its mobile offerings, including new and enhanced HP iPAQ Pocket PCs and a mobile printer.
Intel Continues Push Down Power-Optimization Path With Intel Xeon Processor Line.
3Com Corporation announced a new enterprise-class wireless mobility solution that simplifies the complexity of deploying secure wireless connectivity at branch and remote offices.
The world’s highest-resolution videoconferencing system was tested today when the iGrid 2005 scientific computing conference started.
The Chinese officials thought about new censure rules, and came up with some regulations on the news published on the Internet.
The commonwealth of Massachusetts’s decision to employ the OpenDocument format has kicked Microsoft out of the scene.
Palm, Inc. and Audi of America, Inc. today announced their collaboration in a new generation of communications solutions designed to improve safety and convenience for drivers: easy and totally integrated hands-free calling inside the car.
IBM today announced the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has completed testing a sensor solution based on IBM middleware and services to help it improve operational efficiency.