The 150,000 year old femal ancestor of every person on earth may have lived in Tanzania or Ethiopia. DNA evidence shows high amounts of genetic variation in these areas.
Wireless carriers and mobile phone manufacturers meet in New Orleans this week for CTIA Wireless 2003. They are showing off new flashy phones that are smaller, lighter and have more features than their predecessors. Watch for new products and...
In a great example of moving new technology from the "theoretical" or "academic" space into the commercial space, Butterfly.net, the engine behind the massively multiplayer games, such as those on the PlayStation2, are working towards grid computing to allow...

Live Stream

It's been awhile since I've seen some up to date traffic numbers from TSN.ca, but as they rolled out their new look and feel, they released some of their numbers. Today, TSN.ca attracts an average of 4.9 million unique visitors...

US Army Attacks

US President George Bush is pretty confident as he leads his country into an attack in Iraq. He may have good reason. In the 12 years since Gulf War I, technology has increased in leaps and bounds....
Those annoying telemarketing calls are almost a thing of the past! Canada has adopted a Do Not Call registry so that you can tell those companies that you don't appreciate recieving random calls everyday! The main registry You can add...
Chipmaker Texas Instruments has released a concept device that it says will be a universal wireless translator. The "Wireless Any Network Digital Assistant" will be one device that can speak 802.11 (WiFi), Bluetooth and GSM/GPRS. The idea is...

Moving Servers

The latest victim of the dot-bomb appears to be Datapeer Inc. They have announced that they have elected to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Normally, this would be just another yawner, but Datapeer happens to be the...
No new cases of SARS have been found anywhere in the world for two weeks. A few months ago, SARS looked like it could become a global epidemic. Did we beat it with our aggressive isolation and...
A lot of people ask me how I make sense of the river of information flowing from Twitter. I currently follow over 8000 people, yet I can usually pick out the nuggets of information that matter. I use it extensively to...
Intel has announced that the world is not ready for 64-bit computing. It sounds like they are taking a page from the war propoganda machine. They're not ready to release the new 64-bit processors, so they convince...

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