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CRUSHING atmospheric pressures, fierce winds, baking temperatures and acidic clouds have quickly destroyed every probe or lander ever sent to Venus. So the prospect of emulating the spectacular success of NASA's Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity on Venus might seem bleak. But there is hope.
Acclaimed filmmakers announce they are simultaneously producing a next-gen console game and film. Now, Woo's game company, Tiger Hill Entertainment, is further blurring the line between film and games. Today, Majesco announced it will publish Demonik, a new horror-action game co-published by Tiger Hill and written by writer/director/author Clive Barker.
The next two years will be crucial for software giant Microsoft: Under attack on numerous fronts, it could falter - or it could fight back to become even more dominant.
Historians claim that the holiday of Mother's Day emerged from the ancient festivals dedicated to mother goddess.
In the ancient Greek empire, Rhea, the wife of Cronus, and mother of Gods and Goddesses, was worshipped.
In Rome too, Cybele, a mother Goddesses, was worshipped, as early as 250 BC. It was known as Hilaria, and it lasted for three days, called the Ides of March, that is from March 15 to March 18.
However, neither of them meant for the honoring of our immediate mothers, as is done in our Mother's Day.
Classified Extremely critical, two vulnerabilities have been discovered in Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and compromise a user's system.
Robert Gortarez is no private eye.
But with an $80 piece of software intended to track what his son was doing on the Internet, the 36-year-old Phoenix real estate investor uncovered some information about what his wife - now his ex-wife - was doing online as well.
There are far too many VGA cards on the market at the moment, and most of them need good cooling solutions and some are made to need even better cooling solutions by the people using them. The answer comes from Revoltec and be quiet!, sister companies to each other, in the form of the Graphic Freezer and Polar Freezer respectively.
Around 20% of the world's hijacked computers sending out spam, attacking websites and hosting unsavoury material are in China, says a report.
Security experts have expressed dismay about new legislation that will usher in the nation's first national ID system-citing a lack of confidence in the government's ability to employ the technology in such a way as to prevent citizens from being preyed upon by identity thieves.
Federal court strikes down regs that would limit viewers' ability to record and copy over-the-air hi-def TV programs.
Programmers are working to debug and speed performance of the newly released GCC 4.0, the compiler at the foundation of the open-source and free-software movements.