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...
Microsoft is developing software that will be the ultimate time-waster, aimed at luring teenagers to create their social groups online. Sortof an MSN Messenger on steroids, Threedegrees is aimed at allowing groups of friends to say in contact...

HomeRF gets a busy new life

Some of the home electronics giants are working on ZigBee, a new standard for home automation through wireless control. The proposed standard works in the 2.4Ghz range and can support 255 devices. With a capacity of just...
The standard red and green lasers (and more commonly invisible infra-red lasers) in CD and DVD players are being replaced by blue-violet lasers in the new "Blu-ray" DVD format. The shorter wavelength of blue light allow for...

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