A top executive for Microsoft Corp's MSN China will leave the joint venture, Microsoft said on Thursday, in a setback as the firm struggles to compete in China's hotly contested social networking space. Xiao Chen, MSN China's Vice-President of sales who has been with the company since its inception, will leave at the end of March to pursue his own start-up, a Microsoft spokeswoman told Reuters.
Young people in Britain turn to the internet to look for help with personal problems rather than seek advice from their parents or friends, according to a survey released on Thursday. Nine-tenths of the 1,000 under 25s told the survey for national free helpline Get Connected that they had used the Web to search for help in solving a personal problem.
Europe's online security would best be served by developing global cyber regulation, ending current "ad hoc" international efforts, British lawmakers said on Wednesday, echoing industry calls for worldwide rules.
President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday announced that Russia would build a high-tech hub near Moscow to spur modernization of the economy and reduce its dependence on oil and gas. The center, designed to develop five priority sectors -- energy, IT, telecommunications, bio-medical and atomic technologies -- will be built near Skolkovo, a new private-sector business school in the Moscow region.
A regional TV network will broadcast next week's Islanders-Rangers game in 3-D, joining a worldwide trend that affects few viewers now but could eventually change the way people watch sports. Wednesday's hockey game on MSG is the first 3-D sports event on TV in the U.S. But hardly any viewers now have the 3-D capable sets that would allow them to see it.
Industry-First, Purpose-Built Architecture Solves Growing Application/Storage Conflict; Redefines Industry Metrics for Reliability, Performance and Cost EffectivenessMarch 18, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
Addressing the business challenges and infrastructure burdens created by trends including massive data growth, virtualization, cloud computing and green data centers, Xiotech Corporation (http://www.xiotech.com/) unveiled its vision and roadmap to deliver the market's first and only solution for...
Almost a decade after the first draft of the human genome was published, scientists now know that many differences among individuals arise not only from the content of their genes but where and when those genes are expressed.
Six years into NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn, rings researchers took a step back this week and reviewed some of its most important findings.
The ARM Workbench is built on the standard Eclipse development environment providing outstanding windows management, project management, and C/C++ source code editing tools. Users can use DS-5 as a stand-alone Eclipse installation or as plug-ins to an existing Eclipse environment.
YouTube co-founder Steve Chen once warned fellow co-founder Jawed Karim to stop posting pirated videos on their Web site, according to court documents unsealed Thursday as part of a 3-year-old copyright lawsuit.That bit of intrigue was among the confidential information that had been kept under...
The performance preview of Cavalli’s Opera
Defective devices may result in air bubbles leaking into the infusion system and into the patient’s bloodstream.
Turnaround expert Jerome York died after being stricken with a brain aneurysm. After helping to revamp IBM, he led Kerkorian's attempts to force changes at Chrysler and GM.
(Worcester Polytechnic Institute) The Center for Wireless Information Network Studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has received a three-year, $1.2 million award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to conduct a groundbreaking study of the propagation of radio...
A new breed of power interconnects -- the MULTI-BEAM XLE and MINIPAK HDL connectors -- has been developed by Tyco Electronics to meet the growing demand for increased current density with modular power solutions. The new designs make better use of available airflow and offer improved...