Microsoft demos Facebook using Silverlight and WPF

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Microsoft's Brian Goldfarb, Silverlight Team, demonstrated a jaw dropping implementation of Facebook's recently announced API changes. Goldfarb was presenting at a Facebook Demo day, Cnet news attended and recorded the session (see below). The applications...

British drivers could face jail for using mobile

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In the most serious cases, British motorists caught talking on a hand-held mobile phone or sending a text while driving could be charged with dangerous driving, which carries a two-year maximum sentence and an unlimited...

Verizon hedges on using Android

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Verizon Wireless doesn't yet have any solid plans to support Android, Google's forthcoming open-source mobile software, despite reports that the operator had joined the Android club, a company spokeswoman said. "Verizon has not yet decided...

I.B.M. to Push 'Cloud Computing,' Using Data From Afar

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I.B.M. plans to build a sizable business by bringing Google-style computing to mainstream corporate customers. The I.B.M. strategy, to be announced today, seeks to exploit the technical work and commercial interest in large data centers...

AOL To Open Ad Market Using Google Technology

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On Monday, AOL plans to announce the launch of its new AOL Search Marketplace, an AOL branded version of Google's search advertising platform, dubbed AdWords. AOL Search Marketplace aims to let advertisers target their ads...

Bandai Namco Using PS3 Cell in Arcade

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Bandai Namco is developing arcade games using the Cell chip from Sony's PlayStation 3. The deal between the publisher and format holder will mark the first time that Sony's Cell processor has been used commercially...

How to crash a Windows mobile using MMS

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Security researchers have released proof-of-concept code that exploits vulnerabilities in MMS implementations in mobile phones running mobile versions of Windows. The vulnerability was discovered six months ago by security researcher Collin Mulliner, who published the...

Second-tier makers using new Nvidia GPU

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Albatron Technology, Biostar Microtech International and Leadtek Research announced the availability of their respective new graphics cards featuring new Nvidia GeForce 7900 GS and 7950 GT chips, with the former providing optional HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital...

Startup using water to fuel cars

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A small startup has patented a way of extracting the hydrogen in water to supliment or replace gasoline in automobiles. The inventor was working on a way to replace the dangerous fuels in cutting...

Apple allegedly explores using Intel chips

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Apple Computer has been in talks that could lead to a decision soon to use Intel chips in its Macintosh line, according to a report published Monday. The Wall Street Journal, citing...

Using air to charge cellphones?

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All you need to charge your mobile is -- air! Students at the Department of Industrial Design at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi have attached a turbine with a mobile phone that helps charge it...

How Dangerous Is Using Kazaa?

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Kazaa's on going trial in Australia is revealing many hard facts that might shock the file sharing generation. Kazaa are currently being prosecuted for copyright violations by a variety of media companies. Prof. Leon...

Using the Windows Firewall INF File in XP SP2 v1.3

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Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes the Windows Firewall, a replacement for the Internet Connection Firewall component in previous versions of Windows XP. Windows Firewall is a stateful host firewall that discards unsolicited...

Managing Service Pack 2 Features Using Group Policy

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Windows XP SP2 provides more than 600 new Group Policy settings to help administrators manage policy settings related to Windows Firewall, Internet Explorer, Internet Communication Management, Automatic Updates, security, Terminal Services, user profiles, and other...

In trial, Microsoft denies using monopoly

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Microsoft argued in a Minnesota court Tuesday that it never overcharged customers for software, denying charges in its first trial of a class-action suit that it abused its operating system monopoly to hike prices. ...

Yahoo joins Neowin (in using PHP)

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Many thanks to nathanintu who posted this item in BPN ;) Yahoo! has switched to open-sourced scripting language PHP, for its backend. The California based company chose PHP in...

Using Computers to Catch Corporate Fraud

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Accounting software makers are trying to capitalize on a string of high profile scandals by developing computer programs that flag unusual bookkeeping and launch investigations with little human intervention. For company officials, reviewing...

Morpheus using new address intercept tool

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Some users of the popular Morpheus music sharing program are angry over a browser extension program distributed with the latest preview version of the software. The program, developed by Wurld Media and...

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