Revolution Controller Finally Revealed — We've seen it, touched it, played games with it. Read this now. — The entire industry has been clamoring for a taste of Nintendo's so-called next-generation 'revolution.' So have we. Every time Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has opened his mouth …
MSN Plus AOL Is a Negative for Google — Editor's Note: This is a bonus story from James Altucher, whose commentary usually appears only on RealMoney, where it was published at 9:21 a.m. EDT Thursday. We're offering it today to TheStreet.com readers. To read Altucher's commentary regularly …
Google unveils new erotica search engine — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - September 15, 2005 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced today its plans to enter the lucrative adult content market with a new search engine that will be kept separate from its main line of search services.
Baidu sued over music downloads — The world's biggest music companies are suing Baidu, the mainland search engine that captivated Wall Street investors, for copyright infringement in a move that could force the company to shut down its MP3 search engine, a key to the company's popularity among young Chinese Internet users.
Troubling Exits At Microsoft — Once the dream workplace of tech's highest achievers, it is suffering key defections to Google and elsewhere. What's behind the losses? — When Microsoft Corp. (MFST ) hired computer scientist Kai-Fu Lee away from hardware maker Silicon Graphics Inc. …
Robot weeds fields — Weeding is a major problem for ecological growers since it is both expensive and time-consuming. New robot technology may have the solution. In a new dissertation, Björn Åstrand, from Halmstad University in Sweden, presents how weeds can be removed mechanically -with the fully automated robot Lukas.
Linux trademark bid rejected — An attempt by the nation's peak Linux body to register the name 'Linux' on behalf of Linus Torvalds has failed. — The regulator, Intellectual Property Australia, turned down the application because the word 'Linux' was not distinctive enough to be trademarked.
A Rendezvous With Microsoft's Deep Throat — Meet mystery blogger Mini-Microsoft, an employee who runs a virtual watercooler for his corporate colleagues, also anonymous — I didn't have to change cabs twice and slip into the shadows of a suburban parking garage at 2 in the morning.
Microsoft Scraps Old Encryption in New Code — Microsoft is banning certain cryptographic functions from new computer code, citing increasingly sophisticated attacks that make them less secure, according to a company executive. — The Redmond, Wash., software company instituted a new policy …
Google Search Blogs: The End Of Bloggers' Influence? — Google launched its dedicated blogs search engine. Many have reported on it and I did not feel that I had anything of value to add to the chatter. However, this morning I came across this old article from "The Register while looking …
Apple files patent for a unique camera built into laptop — On September 15, 2005, the US Patent & Trademark Office revealed Apple's patent application 20050201047 entitled Camera Latch. The inventor listed is Christoph H. Krah for serial number 800166, originally filed March 12, 2004.
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