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FBI Aims for Largest Biometrics Database

The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is embarking on a $1 billion project to build the world's largest computer database of biometrics to give the government more ways to identify people at home and... More...

Sony Aims for 'Wow' Factor

Flat-panel TVs, a music player with robotics technology and planned networking services for the PlayStation 3 video game console are a key part of Sony's growth following a nearly three-year restructuring effort, Chief Executive Howard... More...

MySpace aims to stop video reposting

In addition to other copyright protection features already implemented, MySpace has launched Take Down Stay Down, which prevents users from reposting videos that have been removed at the request of the copyright owner. The social... More...

OpenMoko aims for the mobile market

One of the world's largest computer and consumer electronics manufacturers will ship a completely open, Linux-based, GPS-equipped, quad-band GSM/GPRS phone direct, worldwide, for $350 or less, along with a full range of softwares and the... More...

YouTube aims to show music videos

Video sharing website YouTube is in talks with record labels about offering current and archive music videos. YouTube co-founder Steve Chen told Reuters news agency it was hoped that within 18 months the site would... More...

Torrentspy Aims to Hit Back

The BitTorrent search site, Torrentspy has hit back at a recent lawsuit submitted by Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The MPAA is accusing Torrentspy of helping copyright infringement by directing people to sites, some... More...

AMD Aims for Four-Core Opterons by 2007

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. put a quad-core server processor on its road map and promised to upgrade its software investments, as it outlined on Tuesday its general technology direction for the next couple of years.... More...

Microsoft aims "Metro" at Adobe

The next version of Windows will include a new document format, code-named "Metro," to print and share documents, Microsoft said Monday. Metro appears to rival Adobe Systems's PostScript and PDF (portable document format) technologies. Metro... More...

Playboy aims to sex up U.S. mobile phones

Playboy Enterprises' plan to introduce adult entertainment for mobile phones next year may leave some people wondering. Under an agreement with Seattle-based Dwango Wireless, Playboy plans to sell adult mobile-phone content in the United States... More...

NASA Aims for May Space Shuttle Launch

NASA, recovering from the four hurricanes that halted work at its Florida spaceport, said on Friday it has set a launch target in May, 2005, for the first space shuttle flight since the 2003 Columbia... More...

ABIT Aims to Redefine Mainboard Market

ABIT, one of the leading makers of mainboards aimed at hardware enthusiasts, overclockers and gamers, said Monday it would launch a new series of mainboards that would change the way people treat mainboards later during... More...

AMD Aims Athlon 64 at Digital Home

Advanced Micro Devices is in talks with HP and eMachines, a division of Gateway, about developing the so-called Media Center personal computers powered by AMD Athlon 64 processors. While there are no actual plans declared,... More...

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