Technology

New Widget Technology From Elertz Ensures 90% Click-Through Rates

LONDON, January 25 /PRNewswire/-- Elertz has launched its widget technology, a patented desktop messaging system which provides online marketers with a new way of communicating with their users and driving website interaction. The elertz widget is non-int ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Jan 26 2008 - 9:42pm

QTRAX V.2 Beta Launches- Service Sees 61,000 Unique Users Per Hour

NEW YORK, January 28 /PRNewswire/-- QTRAX (www.QTRAX.com), the world's first free and legal peer-to-peer music service announced that at today's V.2 Beta launch, its ground-breaking service had approximately 61,000 unique users per hour (between ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 29 2008 - 11:02am

'Virtual Physiological Human' Takes People Out Of Drug Testing

The combined supercomputing power of the UK and US ‘national grids’ has enabled UCL (University College London) scientists to simulate the efficacy of an HIV drug in blocking a key protein used by the lethal virus. The method – an early example of the Virt ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 29 2008 - 10:19am

IOpener 'Virtual Competition' Start-Up Will Let You Challenge Real Drivers During A Formula One Race

The billions of dollars spent each year on the space program sometimes translate into practical real world improvements; if you don't know the value of Tang (1) and pens that write upside-down (2), you have just never tried them. It's no differen ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2008 - 9:49pm

Statement From Brad Smith, General Counsel, Microsoft On The Yahoo! Acquisition

REDMOND, Washington, February 3 /PRNewswire/-- The combination of Microsoft and Yahoo! will create a more competitive marketplace by establishing a compelling number two competitor for Internet search and online advertising. The alternative scenarios only ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 3 2008 - 10:46pm

Patient, Diagnose Thyself- With Smart Holograms

Patients with diabetes or high blood pressure could benefit from the development of new "smart" holograms which can detect changes in, among other things, glucose levels and make self-diagnosis much simpler, cheaper and more reliable, write Chris ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 3 2008 - 7:22pm

Cybersex Inspires New Technologies, Sort Of- Or Not

Computers are increasingly being used by those seeking sexual thrills and this use is helping inspire new and innovative technologies, according to a cybersex expert from University of Portsmouth. Dr. Trudy Barber is delivering a lecture on the subject at ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 6 2008 - 12:52pm

Next-generation Hi-fi: Deepening The Musical Experience

Large-scale digital music distribution is bringing about a profound revolution in the way we ‘consume’ music. The market is still in flux, but it is very clear that the hi-fi systems of the future will be significantly different to what we see today, say E ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 17 2008 - 5:31am

IMEC Unveils 60 GHz Full CMOS Antenna Prototype

At today’s IEEE International Solid State Circuit Conference, IMEC introduced its prototype of a 60GHz multiple antenna receiver, and invites industry to join its 60GHz research program. The 60GHz band offers massive available bandwidth that enables very h ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 6 2008 - 10:11pm

New Organic RFID Achieves 5X Bit Rate Of Current Tags

At yesterday’s International Solid State Circuit Conference, Holst Centre- founded by the Belgian nanoelectronics research center IMEC and the Dutch research center TNO- presented a plastic 64-bit inductively-coupled passive RFID tag operating at 13.56MHz. ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 6 2008 - 10:43pm