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posted in August 2008
Residential customers will receive phone calls and requests to curb use if their bandwidth use exceeds a new gigabyte limit.
A version of Amazon's e-reader aimed at students would need to incorporate technology that lets them highlight key text passages.
Los Angeles music blogger Kevin Cogill is accused of posting Guns N' Roses songs online before their commercial release.
A U.S. District Court judge said the adult entertainment company Veoh is not responsible for users who upload copyrighted material to its video-sharing Web site.
The social networking site's hi5 Mobile service is aimed at smartphone and PDA users worldwide.
Researchers see growth in Web 2.0-style campaigns as fall shopping season kicks off.
Ed Catmull is the first winner of the award, which will be given annually by Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center.
The National Medal of Technology and Innovation is the nation's highest honor for technological achievement.
The social networking site's ban on the word game follows a legal dispute between the game's creators and Hasbro.
Canadian antitrust authorities will look at whether the pact violates the country's competition rules.
The space agency said that no injuries have been reported but warned that rocket debris could be hazardous.
The solar powered aircraft soared 60,000 feet above the Sonoran Desert for more than 82 hours.
Government Web site calls "Songs Of Tibet" offensive, says citizens want Apple boycott.
38% of consumers surveyed said they plan to use price-comparison Web sites to find the best deals.
Five American bloggers have been arrested in China while reportedly covering pro-Tibet demonstration.
The cable and Internet service provider may have interfered with up to 75% of shared-file traffic in certain areas, the Federal Communications Commission found.
Fliers will be able to connect to the Web, e-mail, and corporate VPNs once they reach 10,000 feet.
The news aggregator will now accept submissions from any Web site, not just those handpicked by Yahoo.
The online auctioneer is also extending listing times from a week to one month.
The new interactive system will supplement the Edgar system before eventually replacing it and could spur new Web-based products and services.
NASA carried out tethered artificial gravity-generation experiments during the Gemini program in the 1960s, but never got back to it in the Apollo, shuttle, or space station eras.
The company will oversee computer operations for the political convention, which is expected to draw 45,000 delegates, volunteers, news reporters, and other guests.
The agreement allows contract professionals, who make up OnForce's community of more than 12,000 people, to earn several certifications.
The site adds executive positions as it marks a 79% increase in monthly visitors, ranking the site ahead of its competitors for its speed of growth worldwide.
AOL said that it plans to incorporate Socialthing into its People Networks division, which began with AOL's recent acquisition of social networking site Bebo.
The company said it added about 2,600 data lines, 3,400 voice-grade circuits, and 140 miles of single strands of copper and coaxial cable to handle the Democratic National Convention.
The presidential candidate outlined his vision for tax breaks and incentives for research, workforce training, open trade, a reduction in business regulations, and protection of intellectual property.
Sen. Barack Obama will likely become the first presidential candidate to announce his pick for vice president via text message. The Obama campaign announced over the weekend that supporters could sign up to receive e-mail or text messages "the moment Barack makes his decision."
The money will go to CompTIA's Creating Futures program, which offers tech training to military veterans, dislocated workers, at-risk youth, and people with disabilities.
The number of new social networking site users has grown by 25% in the last year, according to ComScore.
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners said it stands with the FCC in revising "an oversight regime" of the wireless carriers.
Jobfox Intros identifies high-match job seekers and moves them to the top of the resumé stack.
The space agency cites funding concerns for the four-year gap, as the Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavor shuttles are expected to retire in 2010.
Sen. McCain will send Apollo VII astronaut Walt Cunningham and Sen. Obama will send former NASA Associate Administrator Lori Garver to speak at the Mars Society debate.
Businesses with five to 99 employees will represent 32% of information and communications technology spending this year alone, according to a Compass Intelligence report.
Researchers used 3-D metamaterials, or composites with the ability to bend electromagnetic waves, to negatively refract light.
Premier Election Solutions, formerly Diebold, is accused of supplying the state with malfunctioning e-voting machines, which the company blames on antivirus software.
Nearly half of IT companies worldwide say their customers have implemented at least one radio frequency identification project.
BeatThat's community members help each other find the best deals online.
Officials caution against rumors, conspiracy theories, and speculation as interest grows and the Phoenix Mars Lander continues to collect specimens from the Red Planet.
The social networking site allows people to manage fundraisers, social events, boycotts, group discounts, and other activities that require a critical mass.
AOL's fourth annual e-mail addiction survey shows that 62% of people check work e-mail on the weekends.
The IOC's broadcasting service is expected to regularly provide updated content, including highlights, news, and daily clips, during the 17 days the games are held.
The appeals court overturned a prior ruling that Cablevision's storage of TV shows on a centralized server constituted copyright infringement.
This is the first time the agency has formally ordered an Internet service provider to comply with network neutrality guidelines and disclose how it manages traffic.
The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires universities and colleges to create plans to prevent piracy by using technology and to present legal alternatives.
A trade group says inaction by Congress has cost
American jobs and harmed innovative companies by reducing R&D activity.