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SNotW: Computer can help your Dog communicate

Hungarian scientists are working on computer software analyzing dog barks that could allow people to better recognize dogs' basic emotions, Hungarian ethologist Csaba Molnar said. Molnar and his colleagues at Budapest's ELTE University have tested... More...

PS3s help Folding@Home Break PetaFLOP Barrier

PetaFLOP is such a great word. It perfectly straddles (as few other technical terms can) the borderline between scientifically impressive and downright silly simultaneously. Strictly defined as a quadrillion Floating Point Objects per Second, a... More...

Government mulls broadband help

The UK government is considering intervening in the way broadband is rolled out, in an effort to speed up the deployment of super-fast services. Stephen Timms, Minister for Competitiveness, ordered a summit to look at... More...

Rockstar pleads for help

Controversial publisher Rockstar is asking for the industry's support in its battle to revoke the BBFC's 'no rating because it's revolting' decision on Manhunt 2. In an interview with Develop, Rockstar Leeds chief Gordon Hall,... More...

Robots to help children to form relationships

Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn, Dr. Ben Robins and Dr. Ester Ferrari at the University of Hertfordshire's School of Computer Science are partners in the European Sixth Framework funded, €3.22 million Interactive Robotic Social Mediators as Companions... More...

Cell phone cameras help Japanese lose weight

Some Japanese cell phone users are photographing their meals and sending the image to nutritionists for analysis and recommendations. Public health insurance offices in Osaka prefecture in western Japan have launched the service on a... More...

IBM To Help Educate China's Outsourcing Pros

IBM said Tuesday that it will work with the Chinese government to develop a tech and business services curriculum for the country's top universities. "This services initiative will strengthen our role as China's innovation partner,"... More...

Apple Goes Hollywood with Disney's Help

The clamour continues as press and pundits ponder Apple's 'Showtime' announcement next week, and the prospect of online movie sales through iTunes is the topic driving the debate. Apple is widely expected to be... More...

Rose Online Art Help

ROSE Online, the North American service has announced that it needs help! For future reference, ROSE stands for Rush on Seven Episodes and NA means North America. ROSE NA... More...

EFF wants your help to sue Sony

EFF is collecting stories from EFF members and supporters who have purchased Sony-BMG CDs that contained the "rootkit" copy protection software. We're considering whether the effect on the public, or on EFF members, is sufficiently... More...

Tiny robot to help cancer diagnosis

British scientists are developing a tiny robot to fit inside MRI machines, which will improve the accuracy of biopsies taken to screen for prostate cancer. Needle biopsies are currently taken from the... More...

Legal Help for Think Secret

Thanks to Hurmoth on BPN for the heads-up A leading internet lawyer will defend Mac news site Think Secret after it was sued by Apple for publishing details of the company's new... More...

Neowin Appeal : Help Tsunami Victims

Reuters is now reporting that 120,000+ people are dead as a result of the tsunami that hit countries on Boxing Day. There are tens of thousand of people still un-accounted for, and the real figure... More...

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