Researchers at Harvard University and BBN Technologies have designed a wireless network capable of reporting real-time sensor data across an entire city, they claim.
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Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to extend the power life of mobile computers.
Dell has launched a division to design customised datacentres for companies that rely on servers to run their businesses, such as Web 2.0 firms and internet search engines.
Hewlett-Packard built on its lead over Dell in the global notebook PC market for the fourth quarter of 2006, and Acer increased its lead over fourth-place Toshiba, according to an analyst report released Monday.
Cisco Systems is to buy online conference provider WebEx Communications for US$3.2 billion (NZ$4.6 billion) to sell collaboration tools to small and medium businesses.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration confirmed last week that it built a special chip used in a disputed demonstration of quantum computing in February.
Video game players might soon use their thoughts instead of joysticks to control on-screen characters, if they wear a helmet released Wednesday by Emotiv Systems Inc.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) continued to pull ahead of Dell in global PC sales during the fourth quarter of 2006, according to an industry report released Tuesday.
Months after joining other PC vendors in a massive recall of faulty notebook batteries, Lenovo Group Ltd. has found a different problem with some models, and will recall 205,000 notebook batteries worldwide, the company said Thursday.
Research in Motion held onto its spot as the world's largest PDA (personal digital assistant) vendor, thanks to swelling demand for wireless e-mail, according to a market report released Tuesday.
Still reeling from the effects of a reorganisation that included heavy lay-offs, Intel reported a profit of US$1.5 billion for the October-December financial quarter, down 39% on the same period last year.
Strong sales of consumer electronics over the holiday period pushed worldwide semiconductor sales for November up by 11.3% over last year, a trade group reports.
Researchers at IBM have drawn one step closer to building a microprocessor that transfers data with light instead of electricity, a technique that could one day boost computing speed while saving power.
When physicists at Switzerland's CERN laboratory turn on their newest particle collider in 2007, they will rely on computer scientists in Chicago and Indianapolis to help sift through the results using a worldwide supercomputing grid.
Advanced Micro Devices has begun selling its new 65 nanometer desktop PC chip, continuing its efforts to keep up with Intel as the industry migrates from 90nm design to a faster, more efficient generation of processors.