(University of Oregon) When students enter college, they either have it or they don't. And which side of the digital divide they fall on may well shape their identities and what route they take into careers.
The solar-powered Impulse HB-SIA completed its maiden voyage on Wednesday. The 90-minute flight reached an altitude of 5,500 feet, over a mile above the Swiss countryside, with an average speed of 44 mph (70 kph). This is the first step towards an ambitious goal: travel around the world by 2012.
Nguyen Thanh Thuy, playing the Dan Tranh, and Ngo Tra My, playing the Dan Bau, are two prize-winning musicians from Vietnam who will give a recital at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, April 28, at noon in Berkner Hall.
Poland recorded a strong relative performance in 2009 given the global downturn. The survey looks at how to ensure balanced growth going forward, strengthen public finances, prepare for euro adoption and make the most of globalisation.
Nokia launched its free music-downloading service in China, the company's latest move in the increasingly competitive smartphone market.
Vodafone Essar, the Indian unit of the U.K.'s Vodafone Group, said it has crossed the 100 million subscribers mark in the country.
The American Society of Media Photographers, as well as several other trade groups, filed a lawsuit claiming that Google's vast digital library would rob them of compensation.
In Silicon Valley, "Ninja" is the hot new job title, as programmers apply the sly skills of feudal Japanese warriors to writing software.
Walt Mossberg answers common questions about the Apple iPad, from printing to how to handle getting a replacement once the battery dies.
Signs of life are returning to the Internet-ad business after the harshest year since 2002, with a report showing that U.S. online-ad spending started to pick up during the second half of 2009.
Groups representing photographers and artists on Wednesday accused Internet search leader Google of copyright infringement in a lawsuit that mirrors complaints book publishers and authors have made for years about the company's attempt to create the world's largest digital library.The lawsuit,...
Pepperl+Fuchs introduced Segment Checker version 1.20 for validating the design of all Foundation fieldbus and Profibus PA segments, even in hazardous areas. Users drag and drop components into the project window, and edit the attributes to build a fieldbus segment. New to version 1.20 are the
Agilent Technologies announced the release of its V3500A Handheld RF Power Meter. The palm-sized meter includes a built-in display and integrated power sensor. The meter is appropriate for
Topping the wish list for the iPhone and the iPad: broader ability to run more than one program at a time.Owners of the Apple Inc. devices are hoping to see those changes as part of updates the company is unveiling Thursday in California.The iPhone already allows for some "multitasking," but...
Lawson Software Inc. on Wednesday reported a 71 percent drop in its fiscal third-quarter net income as higher costs more than offset an increase in revenue.The business software company earned $1.8 million, or a penny per share, compared with a profit of $6.2 million, or 4 cents per share, in...