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posted in March 2007
Broadband access hearing discusses ways to improve access and education for the underserved areas of the metropolis.
Pending law imposes stiffer penalties for child porn and offline sexual encounters.
Authorities report more than $1 million in music industry losses through Discotequezone.
Flat federal employment levels coupled with continued expansion and scope of government programs should boost spending, analysts with Input said.
Software could be trained to detect patterns of lies in text for law enforcement, dates, and spouses.
Some $7.9 billion more in funds for education, training, and employment are expected to be tacked on to the earlier budget and dispersed throughout several departments.
After Microsoft Windows and the Apple iPod, CompTIA wants to know, "What's next?"
DHS is giving $34.6 million worth of equipment and training to emergency responders in small communities and metropolitan areas.
Offenders would face up to 15 years in prison, a sentence three times longer than current laws allow.
Games almost become a secondary feature as Folding@home subscribers are helping fight Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, cancer, and other diseases.
U.S. citizens could potentially travel passport-free to and from Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Bermuda until January.
The federal government and other groups have launched a "Think Before You Post" campaign to discourage teenage girls from posting personal information online.
Developers plan to develop a prototype of an autonomous driverless vehicle to help encourage the creation of smart cars; they plan to test the car on a racetrack this summer.
Scientists hope to use the information to learn more about dark energy, a force believed to be pushing apart the cosmos and accounting for two-thirds of the energy in the universe.
Researchers at MIT have created software to model supply chains for delivering oxygen, food, fuel, exploration equipment, and spare parts to outer space.
A federal judge ruled that the Child Online Protection Act is unconstitutional, partly because it is both too broad and too narrow.
A CDW survey finds that nearly half of U.S. government workers in the report had the option to do their jobs from outside the main office.
The company that runs the site has issued statements indicating it is trying to increase server capacity to keep up with growing demand.
The City Council has scheduled hearings on the availability and affordability of broadband in the five boroughs as part of a broader initiative to ensure New Yorkers benefit from technology.
Lawmakers take out references to a 2005 court case that argues the constitutional rights of children's access to the Internet.
The social network is hoping to be at the forefront of getting the Internet generation to get involved with the 2008 presidential election.
iSuppli forecasts that video surveillance camera global revenue will grow to more than $9 billion by 2011.
The agreement calls for people from both groups to collaborate to develop new technologies for use in space and among emerging commercial enterprises in the Houston area.
The highest bidder and a guest will receive a three-day, two-night stay in a private cabin at the Triple Creek Ranch at the base of Montana's Bitterroot Range and have a gourmet meal with Barrett.
Charges dismissed against Dunn and downgraded against other three defendants
State legislators in Arizona, Connecticut, and Washington are singling out text messages as they try to cut driver distractions.
The haggling over whether Internet service providers should be able to charge more money for some traffic, or whether the law should mandate equal access, is increasingly contentious. Here's a guide to the players.
PS3 systems will be able to help study the causes of cancer, Alzheimer's, and other diseases by connecting to Folding@home, Stanford University's computing project that simulates protein folding.
In a mix-up, the state attorney general first reported that all defendants would plead guilty to the charges.
The tool lets users single out different sound sources, including screen readers, while the software allows for metadata to be read explaining what is happening on screen.
The National Security Archive at George Washington University reports most government agencies are violating Electronic Freedom of Information Act amendments.
The retailer's Packaging Sustainability Network has set a target of 5% reduction in packaging by 2013.
Besides technical know-how, workers must have solid communications skills, both verbal and written, to complete projects, CompTIA study shows.
The report states that peer-to-peer networks could manipulate sites so children violate copyright laws more frequently than adults, making them the target in most copyright lawsuits.
The government will provide coupons to help households buy analog-to-digital converter boxes so they can continue to receive over-the-air television for free.
Several of the probes requested were for non-U.S. residents although their files stated that the targets were believed to be legally residing in the United States.
The low cost of doing business in China is boosting that country's ranking for nanotech research and development investments, according to a report from Lux Research.
Online consumers, who plan to spend about $10 billion on home audio products this year, are more likely to spend more money or purchase more products than they had planned after a demonstration.
The announcements come as Nortel launches its North American Optimized Networking campaign, building on IPT 1-2-3 campaigns from last year.
Millions of users are expected to test Office Communications Server 2007 to make sure the transition from traditional phone technologies will be easy for users.
Nortel is in the midst of a business transformation plan, while the communications industry moves into a new era of convergence, unified communications, and mobility.
America would lose its competitive edge if providers were able to control the speed at which information moved, the legendary computer scientist warns Congress.
Very smart phones and hyperdata sharing are all part of his vision.
The draft guidelines do not specify the use of RFID cards as a minimum standard, but states can choose to use them in addition to the bar code.
World Wide Web inventor says entire taxicabs, desks and even subways could become computer screens in the future of a more sophisticated Web.
Lowering the cost of Internet access and computer equipment could help drive the same type of growth that mobile phones have experienced in developing countries, experts said.