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United Airlines, the world's second-largest carrier, received regulatory approval Monday to install wireless Internet access to its fleet in a partnership with Verizon Communications Inc.
While Apple Computer Inc.'s new embrace of Intel Corp. microprocessors leaves IBM in the cold, the news really isn't bad for Big Blue, which may have found the Apple account more trouble than it was worth.
Apple Confirms Plans to Switch Its Macintosh Line to Microprocessors Built by Intel
Federal authorities may prosecute sick people who smoke pot on doctors' orders, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, concluding that state medical marijuana laws don't protect users from a federal ban on the drug.
A human version of the classic arcade game Pacman, superimposing the virtual 3D game world on to city streets and buildings, is being developed by researchers at Singapore. "These games symbolize the dawn of an era where real and virtual interactive experience will form part of the routine of our daily lives."
"I am happy that Microsoft has recognized certain principles which must underlie its implementation of the Commission's decision." Open source licensing was one of the problematic areas in negotiations between the Commission and Microsoft.
Lenovo Monday unveiled a version of the ThinkPad X41 laptop device that incorporates a Tablet PC functionality.
AMD, it is trapped in a vicious circle of supply and demand. AMD wants to supply its chips, but OEMs need enough quantity to cover the millions of PCs they retail annually.
UK Xbox chief admits that you might have trouble finding a 360 this Christmas, but blames demand rather than supply.
Mandriva plans on releasing the community version of 2006 on or about August 15 and Official on September 15. With the first beta expected in little over week, I thought it wouldn't be entirely inappropriate to take a look at the current cooker and get an idea of the kinds of things to which we can look forward.
A CHINESE government threat to close down unregistered websites has convinced just 430,000 to make themselves known at the Information Ministry - suggesting that most of the country's estimated 4 million web loggers, or bloggers, are choosing to stay out in the cold.
Millions of PC users have relied on Flash drives or other pint-size hard drive storage units to safeguard valuable files. But those portable drives can be broken or lost. Internet companies like Yahoo and America Online, as well as some smaller competitors, have taken aim at these problems by allowing users to store nearly any kind of file on their secure servers.
An effort to create the first computer simulation of the entire human brain, right down to the molecular level, was launched on Monday.
KDE-Artists.org is a new KDE sister website created specifically for artists and coders to use for reference and direction in creating a high quality consistant user interface.