The final satellites in a Russian GPS system are now in space. Today, the system is only operating at about 50% capacity. It's fully functional over all of Russia, and in 2009 it will be global.
Intel's recent minor slip of three quad-core processors from early in Q1'2008 to mid-to-late Q1'2008, coupled with some rumblings from under the surface, have caused a few to raise an eyebrow or two.
The 20-hour notebook, 200 hour iPod, 80 hour cell phone, they could all be in our near futures thanks to silicon nanowire research into advanced Lithium-Ion batteries.
While Gartner projects phishing and malware attacks will to become increasingly piercing through 2009, in 2007 the damage was done. 3.6 million U.S. adults lost $3.2 billion to phishing schemes.
Physicsts have developed a super-cool atom chiller, one which not only cools atoms allowing special polar molecules to be created, but also simultaneously traps them with a near perfect efficiency.
As the wise old Sage once told me, the answer is 2*pi/4. I'm here all week folks, don't forget to tip your waitresses.
A group of scientists are looking at the possibility of damming up an 18 mile wide section of the Red Sea. The result, 50 Gigawatts of clean, renewable energy, enough to power entire local countries.
Researchers at ESRF in France have developed a promising new way to store hydrogen gas chemically. The new form of an existing material carries 18% hydrogen by weight.