ever wanted to get your dj on but you just couldn’t bring yourself to get away from your pc for more than 5 minutes? of course you have.
Pope John Paul II has been buried in St Peter's Basilica after a funeral in Rome watched by tens of thousands of people, including 200 world leaders.
Alerted to a counterfeiting ring, police rushed to the scene and collared the prime suspect.
A 12-year-old boy!
Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Terry Semel took advantage of a rebound in technology stock prices and sold 10 million shares of Yahoo worth $230 million last year, making his annual haul one of the largest ever for a corporate executive.
Young children who watch a lot of television are more likely to become bullies, a new study reveals. The authors suggest the increasingly violent nature of children's cartoons may be to blame. "What I suspect is these violent animated shows are causing kids to become desensitised to violence."
Computer giant IBM has been through many changes. Thirty years ago, the US company dominated the information technology market. Now the landscape is very different, with competitors such as Hewlett-Packard and Dell taking it on on equal terms.
But things could have been very different for the company often referred to as 'Big Blue'.
Handling change is where many software horror stories emerge. Effective design and testing of processes is essential. Using the latest business process management tools makes this even easier because it allows the business process to be viewed and changes to be managed with confidence.
For those of us in the States, remember to set your clocks ahead an hour at 2:am or before you go to bed.
While Pope John Paul II will largely be remembered for his influence on social issues ranging from euthanasia to AIDS, he also earned a place in history as the first pontiff to embrace computer technology.
You see them everywhere. You might even be one: mobile warriors with a BlackBerry, pager and cell phone arranged in matching holsters around their waists. They're hip, happening, connected and more likely to be dissatisfied with their jobs.
Many animals may have their own forms of laughter, says a US researcher writing in the magazine Science.
ZDNet UK is launching the IT Priorities reader research programme for 2005 and needs your help - in return you could win an iPod.
Forty years ago, Electronics Magazine asked Intel co-founder Gordon Moore to write an article summarizing the state of the electronics industry. The article outlined what became known as Moore's Law.
Do you know the origin of April Fools Day? It is believed to have started in France, but the British are credited with bringing it to the US.
A paralysed man in the US has become the first person to benefit from a brain chip that reads his mind.
Perhaps it's not a Linux system administrator's bible, but it's nearly so. For a decade, Linux administrators have regularly consulted their own dog-eared but prized copies of this book for the facts and guidance they need to do their jobs. Now in its third edition, the "Linux Network Administrator's Guide" (O'Reilly) by Tony Bautts, Terry Dawson, and Gregor N. Purdy, brings sys admins up to date with an in-depth look at all of the essential networking software and utilities that come with the operating system, including basic infrastructure (TCP/IP, wireless networking, and firewalling) and the other popular services on Linux systems.
Michael Dell and Bill Gates. Which do you admire more? Inc. magazine asked that question of 100 people at a retreat held for entrepreneurs this month in Tucson, Ariz.
Over the past couple of years Jim van Os, a psychiatrist at the University of Maastricht who investigates the effect of marijuana on people's brains, and several others have been building the case that, for some teenagers, smoking cannabis leads to serious mental health problems in later life, including schizophrenia. Van Os claims that marijuana is responsible for up to 13 per cent of schizophrenia cases in the Netherlands. And with cannabis use among teenagers on the rise, the age at first use falling, and the strength of cannabis on the up, he says the figure can only increase.
Each year Austin, Texas hosts its annual SXSW (South by Southwest) Music Festival, drawing thousands of bands and music lovers from all over the world to come play, party and get their toke on. This year's line-up included both the well-known ganja-lovin' rockers from the 70s and 80s, as well as an onslaught of music that ought to be introduced to every stoner's collection.
Kmart chief Edward Lampert yesterday got 69 percent vote from his shareholders giving him the green signal for the $12.3bn acquisition of Sears Roebuck & Co. The merger is expected to halt further decline in sales of both the retail giants.