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posted in May 2008
NASA said the Phoenix was instructed to rotate its "wrist," unlatch its launch lock, raise the forearm, and move it upright to release the elbow restraint.
While Sen. Barack Obama unveiled an impressively broad technology policy plan last November, his campaign still has a few glitches to work out in terms of its own use of online technology for outreach.
Congress is considering changes to the way libraries, historians, museums, publishers, writers, filmmakers, musicians, and others can use copyright-protected works whose owners cannot be found.
Attacks coming from 125 countries targeted 23 unique network ports, with the most malicious traffic coming from the United States and China, Akamai reports.
Nassau County is selling a 4,200-square-foot home alongside cufflinks, collectible pens, highway maintenance equipment, power generators, scrap metal, and cameras.
The service would compete with legacy cable providers Time Warner and Cablevision.
Belgiun newspapers want Google to pay $77 million for violating their copyrights by reprinting headlines and linking to their stories.
Despite a radio glitch, the space agency said that the lander was still able to carry out backup activities ordered through commands that were sent Monday.
A report by the Simon Wiesenthal Center highlights how extremists have turned to YouTube, Facebook, online games, and Second Life to recruit new members.
The data collected from this mission could have a tremendous impact on planning for future human missions, NASA scientists say.
The state report also advocates the creation of a cross-government Electronic Records Committee to address long-term concerns.
AuctionPal accepts donations of unused goods, sells them, and gives the proceeds to charities helping the victims of the cyclone in Myanmar and the earthquake in China.
AT&T customers said they tend to text more frequently during Fox's American Idol season than other times of year, and some first learned to text message by voting for the show's contestants.
Four new tabs will be located at the top of user profile pages and the new layout is expected to cut down on the need to scroll down to view the pages.
If successful, Phoenix will demonstrate the many benefits of NASA's collaboration with academia and the private sector.
The CompTIA Educational Foundation initiative provides career development opportunities for people who have been underrepresented in IT fields.
The social networking site launched a new feature this week that helps members raise money for victims of natural disasters.
The United States ranked 15th out of 30 countries for broadband penetration at the end of last year, slipping from 12th place in 2006, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Nanotubes may pose cancer risk, but researchers have more to learn about real-world risks of human exposure.
Taking a page from Apple's iTunes, downloads are 99 cents for single MP3 tracks, most albums cost $9.95, and both come with high-resolution album art.
The company's Unified Architecture lets businesses manage network configuration change, information, security records, and compliance in one system.
The bill was passed in response to the death of Megan Meier, the Missouri teen who hanged herself after receiving taunts and insults on MySpace.
The Nintendo video game encourages physical fitness by letting users ride a virtual snowboard, do yoga, twirl virtual hula hoops, and do other exercises.
Multichannel video subscribers should account for almost 89% of TV households in five years, according to a report from SNL Kagan.
Half of 738 companies responding to a Forrester Research survey said they consider green criteria during their IT procurement process, and four out of five have recycling programs.
A state assemblyman asked California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to create a task force on violent and inappropriate Internet content.
The grid will put 167 teraflops of power behind the study of rice proteins and accomplish in 2 years what would normally take 200 years.
The social networking site cooperated with authorities and is named as a victim in the case.
Investigators believe he created more than 40 fake seller IDs and PayPal accounts after capturing people's bank account information through a keystroke logger.
The Web inventor's share of the $5.5 million Knight News Challenge award will tackle what his backers believe is one of the most pressing challenges.
The AdPrice Index showed an average 23% decline from March to April in monetization from online ads.
The third-largest social network in the United States also boasts recent launches of music from The Rolling Stones, Avril Lavigne, and Ray.
CDW's survey found companies that employ 50 to 100 people face a critical development phase, or a management inflection point.
Copyright Alliance Executive Director Patrick Ross says the government should limit its role in controlling distribution of content.
Episodes start at $1.99 and run as high as $2.99 a show for The Sopranos, Deadwood, and Rome.
The Patent Office said the competition aims to show students from grades five to eight that engineering is collaborative, creative, and all around them.
A data-recovery engineer was able to retrieve information on a hard drive that melted, crashed, and burned in the Columbia disaster.
The Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act would require carriers to promote competition and allow people to use any device they want to on the carriers' networks.
Broadcasters in Wilmington, N.C., will shut off their analog signals on Sept. 8 to see what -- if any -- problems are created by the shift to digital.
The Motion Picture Association of America announced that it won a permanent injunction against the site for distribution of pirated video.
Illinois' Mark Kirk hopes to quash online sex predators lurking around the virtual world by reviving the 2006 Deleting Online Predators Act.
Still, MySpace held 73.82% of the market share of U.S. visits in April, and Facebook accounted for 14.8%.
About 6 million copies of the game have been sold worldwide, which marks a retail value of more than $500 million, in its first week of release.
The Recording Industry Association of America weighed in on the Internet traffic management issue at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday.
NASA plans to launch millions of names into space as part of the Kepler Mission to find planets in a habitable zone beyond our solar system.
The FCC is limiting payments through its Universal Service Fund that are used to expand services into rural areas.
CompTIA helps nearly 500 students get up to speed on computer support and networking hardware, protocols, and services.
Nine Inch Nails is offering The Slip in a variety of digital formats and plans to make it available on CDs and vinyl in a few months.
Computer keyboards are so dirty they could cause symptoms of food poisoning and other illnesses, says a British computing magazine.
While many sites add user-generated content to enhance user experience, Wikipedia relies almost entirely on posts from contributors.
The AT&T service will be available 58 markets and give customers access to more than 150 programs from a variety of TV networks, cable channels, and exclusive content providers.
The company argues that it should not be subject to New York taxes because it lacks a physical presence in the state.
Developers have been working on the chips for eight years, and they could be released to market by 2010.
Prosecutors said David Fish's sentencing is linked to the largest and most successful global criminal enforcement actions ever taken against organized piracy.
The study also found the 45% of the tech startups were established in the state where American technology entrepreneurs received their education.