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Internet To Revolutionize TV In 5 Years
The Internet is set to revolutionize television within five years, due to an explosion of online video content and the merging of PCs and TV sets, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said on Saturday.
Moore's Law Extended In Chip Breakthrough
Intel Corp. and IBM have announced one of the biggest advances in transistors in four decades, overcoming a frustrating obstacle by ensuring microchips can get even smaller and more powerful.
Radio Waves Used To Detect Explosives
Scientists in Japan have developed a new technique for detecting explosives such as TNT in landmines or luggage using radio waves.
Scientists Build Memory Chip as Small as Blood Cell
Scientists have built a working memory chip that is roughly the size of a white blood cell — about 1/2000th of an inch on a side.
Microwave Zaps Germs On Sponges
Two minutes in a microwave oven can sterilize most household sponges, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.
Storm Worm Hits Computers Around The World
Computer virus writers started to use raging European storms on Friday to attack thousands of computers in an unusual real-time assault, head of research at Finnish data security firm F-Secure told Reuters.
City's Geothermal Plan In Doubt After Tremors
Efforts to tap energy deep below the earth's crust to provide power for homes in the Swiss city of Basel may have to be scrapped after setting off tremors.
New Cable May Spur Big Tech Advances
Scientists have created a tiny cable -- much thinner than a human hair -- through which they can transmit visible light, potentially paving the way for improvements in solar energy, computing and medicine.
GM Resurrects Its Electric Car (with Tweaks)
The Volt is an electric vehicle that uses a gasoline engine "assist," which recharges the battery, making it a kind of hybrid.
After Kardashev: Farewell To Super Civilizations
An easy to read research paper that discusses modelling civilizations according to parameters other than just energy consumption.
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