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posted in September 2008
Students in kindergarten through third grade will get the first four moves against undefeated astronaut Greg Chamitoff.
A jury convicted Jammie Thomas of putting 24 songs on Kazaa's file-sharing network and ordered her to pay $9,250 per song.
The ban starting Jan. 1 applies to cars only, but the Los Angeles-area train crash highlighted the dangers of operating a moving vehicle while texting.
If the mission is successful, China will become the third country whose astronauts have ventured outside of their spacecraft.
Subscribers can stream music free or buy songs at MySpace Music through a partnership with Amazon.
NASA will officially announce the new launch dates after a Flight Readiness Review, Oct. 3.
A coalition of tech companies is lending its hand to help develop and distribute content over safe and reliable networks where artists can earn fair compensation for their work.
NumberSmasher vSMP features Intel's Xeon CPU and compiler technology and has 1,024 GB of shared DRAM for reduced simulation times, preprocessing, and parallel applications.
The nation's largest transit system could be a bit easier to navigate with Google's new tools, including translation into 23 languages.
Under the proposed distribution model, artists would generally receive 10.5% of revenue for limited download and interactive streaming services.
The news organization will also use the company's technology to integrate ads and define ad policies for local as well as national campaigns.
As the top-tier financial firms consolidate, their focus will turn inward, while second-tier firms are likely to turn to technology as a game-changer, not a cost-center.
In cities around the globe, people gathered to celebrate the Internet Monday. In New York, advocates stressed the importance of using it as a tool for building social and political movements.
Users can download software that provides news feeds, poll results, and other information on the presidential campaign.
"RTC solution," as in Resolution Trust Corp., was the third-hottest search listed by Google on Thursday after the market began to rally back.
The open source activist said improving the world should take priority over getting wealthy.
So, here's something I didn't expect from Interop: I met Ozzy Osbourne. I didn't realize he was standing just a few feet away from me, near the Nokia booth, until he walked up and urged me to fill out a form that someone else had just handed me.
The legislation would make it a felony to use spyware or keystroke loggers to damage ten or more computers and allow up to ten years imprisonment.
I believe that U.S. Sen. John McCain supports business and innovation. However, a McCain staffer may have over-shot a little when he tried to highlight the impact McCain has had on technology and commerce. And, the misstep has caught the attention of the media.
New online tools make it easier for conference attendees in N.Y. to exchange ideas and opinions about IT issues and the conference itself.
LiveBar allows companies to add an online community to their Web pages within minutes.
The National Transportation Safety Board will check cell phone records for evidence of text messaging before a deadly crash that killed 25 people and injured another 138.
The foundation will receive a $5 million seed grant over five years from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and its leaders said they are seeking additional funds.
Physicists testing the big bang theory in Geneva use hip-hop rhymes to explain their work.
With the Johnson Space Center closed, the Russian Progress' planned rendezvous with the International Space Station is on hold.
The Web portal's HotJobs100 site lists the nation's most active hirers across various industries.
The online show captures the exploits of three models who hit New York City's Fashion Week in search of jobs.
More than 1,100 reviewers examined the launch vehicle to ensure plans will meet NASA's requirements for a fully integrated spacecraft.
AOL also altered its navigation bar to allow direct access to more of its own content, including that produced by TMZ, StyleList, ParentDish, Wallet Pop, and Asylum.
Residents and visitors can now send photos and videos to document their complaints to government.
Geneva's Large Hadron Collider became operational Wednesday; the device could shed light on the universe's origins.
Michael Griffin said he now supports the White House's timetable for introducing a replacement for the nation's aging space shuttle fleet.
After U.S. Sen. John McCain chose Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate for the presidential campaign, I decided to look into her technology track record. I didn't come up with much.
GeoEye-1 will capture high-resolution earth images for exclusive use on Google Maps.
The cable provider insists the commission lacks legal authority to challenge its Internet usage policies.
Sales will benefit the Starlight Children's Foundation, which helps seriously ill children and their families.
The search giant's download site for its new Web browser was one of the week's most popular online destinations.
The social networking site says its OpenSocial 0.8 upgrade gives programmers a more flexible development environment.
WorldofGood.com features products made from recycled and organic materials.
The Yahoo agreement applies to Verizon's broadband Internet customers; the telecom company reportedly is working on a deal with Google for mobile subscribers.
The array was installed in 1957 and helped observe early satellites, spaceships, and space junk.
Michael Metzger developed the system as part of his doctoral research at the famed engineering school.
The storm, ironically, forced the shutdown of a center which hosts hurricane research.
Buyers in their mid-twenties and thirties are the group most likely to use the Web for purchasing, a new survey finds.