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iPods, better laptops stemmed from Nobel Prize discovery

The 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to two researchers for their discovery of Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR), a sort of nanotechnology that enables more compact disks to be squeezed into laptops, iPods and other such devices.

US NSF funds 'mind-reading' technology

The <a href="http://www.nsf.gov/ ">National Science Foundation</a> is funding research that could enable computers to respond to your levels of frustration or boredom. In other words, we're talking about "mind-reading" technology.

Microsoft debuts online enterprise services

Microsoft on Monday pulled out of incubation its online enterprise services around Exchange, SharePoint and Communications Server and introduced a free document storage and collaboration Web site that begins to answer challenges from Google.

MIT pranksters give Harvard the Halo 3 treatment

Massachusetts Institute of Technology pranksters celebrated this past Tuesday's debut of Microsoft's Xbox 360 Halo 3 by transforming the statue of John Harvard in Harvard Yard into the Master Chief character from the much anticipated video game.

Phishing Game Warns Users

Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an online game designed to teach Internet users about the dangers of phishing.

EBay denies security breach led to posting of user data

When the names and personal information of 1,200 eBay users, along with credit card numbers, suddenly appeared yesterday on eBay's Trust & Safety Discussion Board where public comment is shared, eBay responded by immediately shutting down the discuss...

MIT pranksters give Harvard the Halo 3 treatment

Massachusetts Institute of Technology pranksters celebrated this past Tuesday's debut of Microsoft's Xbox 360 Halo 3 by transforming the statue of John Harvard in Harvard Yard into the Master Chief character from the much anticipated video game.

Will users ever smarten up about phishing?

Phishing researchers will congregate at Carnegie Mellon University October 4-5 to debate whether users ever will get a clue about the dangers of phishing, among other issues pertaining to online crime.

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I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

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