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posted in October 2006
This chip would be implanted in the patient using a syringe, replacing the need for diabetics to draw their own blood to test blood sugar content.
The virtual online world is drawing older visitors, large companies, advertising agencies, and other traditional institutions. Whether the number of older participants rises will be closely watched.
Hitwise looked at the popularity of Internet search terms to predict which costumes will be big this year. Among the winners: Pirate costumes, Tinkerbell, Wonder Woman, Captain Jack Sparrow, and Playboy bunnies.
Raytheon wins the contract to throw a "dome of protection around airfields."
This is a longer-term proposition, experts said at a conference this week, and cost savings will likely take at least three years to realize in most companies.
Denied permission to beam a user-compiled multimedia collage of life in 2006 from the ancient ruins of the Pyramid of the Sun in Mexico, Yahoo said it's moving the show to Jemez, New Mexico, one of the oldest known pueblo communities.
Prevention is so important that the crime-fighting agency will negotiate its normally strict employment standards for those with cyber backgrounds, an FBI official says.
Information including names, card numbers, and expiration dates can be gleaned from credit cards with just around $150 worth of gear, according to a report released this week.
Middleware will authenticate military smart-card holders and allow them to access their local computer and departmental network systems, as well as provide secure remote access.
Researchers believe the effect of cell phones on sperm may be due to electromagnetic radiation or the heat cell phones generate.
The research arm of the U.S. Department of Defense is preparing to hold the race in an undisclosed mock urban U.S. location, testing robots' abilities to carry out simulated supply missions.
At its peak, the CrimsonGridBGL can perform 11 trillion floating point calculations per second, according to IBM.
FBI Director Robert Mueller claims that requiring ISPs to hang on to data records will help strike a "balance between the legitimate need for privacy and law enforcement's clear need for access."
Technology mergers and acquisitions are valued higher this year than any year since the dot-com bust, a new study says.
Instead, Forrester researchers say, CIOs should look for HP to use the boardroom cleanup as an opportunity to improve relationships.
One site, which some have identified as belonging to an extremist organization, claims Muslims are offended by Apple's Fifth Avenue store because it resembles an Islamic holy site. Others say that's not a widely held opinion among Muslims.
Organizers estimated attendance at nearly 60,000 during the four-day show, and it was especially popular among the teenage set.
A Miami judge tossed out a complaint by attorney Jack Thompson stating that the game violated a Florida law that prohibits activities that can injure the health of the community.
Preservationists put the kibosh on Yahoo's plan to project the contents of a digital time capsule via laser onto an ancient pyramid in Mexico. Yahoo still plans to beam the digital time capsule into space.
Discussion topics will include freedom of speech and access, along with combating spam, phishing, and child pornography.
The AMD-based PCs come with software for video and voice communications over the Internet, games, and a browser designed to let children play games and surf the Web in a controlled environment.
A Muslim group says the Fifth Avenue store is an insult because it resembles an Islamic holy structure, but an Apple spokesman says no resemblance was intended and the company has never referred to the site as "Mecca."
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the government to obtain records related to DCS-3000 and Red Hook, tools designed to intercept electronic communications.
The U.S. Department of Justice approved the deal, and the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday. But critics say the acquisition hurts competition.
Yahoo and Yahoo Telemundo will build the digital time capsule using user-generated content and project it into space and onto an ancient pyramid in Mexico.
The CyberAngels will use the grant to fight pedophiles and cyberbullies, says Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa.
On-the-ground troops will be able to check their registration, request absentee ballots, and receive the ballots from mobile devices and computers.
Three investigators set to appear in court Tuesday to set arraignment dates and discuss bail.
HP ex-chairman Patricia Dunn and the company's former ethics chief surrendered voluntarily. Two private investigators plan to travel from Colorado to California to surrender. Another investigator is still being sought.
The charges against ex-chairman Patricia Dunn are a rare case of the government prosecuting an outside director, says William Keane, a white-collar criminal defense attorney.
The California Attorney General's Office will arrange voluntary surrender for ex-HP chairman Patricia Dunn and the company's former ethics chief. The AG plans to arrange for the other three defendants, who live outside the state, to be arrested and extradited.
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer filed complaints against Patricia Dunn, as well as the company's former counsel and ethics officer and three private investigators, relating to HP's media leak probe.
Along with Dunn, a former HP attorney and three private investigators are expected to face criminal charges in California for their role in the company's investigation into a board-level media leak.
E-mails also revealed employees planned to examine the contents of a director's laptop, even though it was his personal property.
A group is urging that phone companies that gave out information to government authorities without warrants be held accountable.
Marketers can expect fourth-quarter sales to equal sales of the first two quarters of 2006, a Web metrics firm says.
Half of those surveyed said they would first turn to network television for immediate news about pandemics and natural disasters, among other breaking stories.