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New computer game deal for F1

Formula One is to have its first official computer game in more than two years next season following the capture of a new official licencing deal with British gaming company Codemasters, autosport.com can reveal. With... More...

Global Demand Lifts PC Sales

Despite weak growth in the US, computer makers still posted another double-digit gain in shipments worldwide in the first quarter, according to two technology research firms that said the increase beat their forecasts. IDC and... More...

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...

Light to shrink computer clusters

Supercomputers may one day be the size of a laptop thanks to research by IBM. Scientists at IBM have completed work that may make it possible to do away with the copper wires used to... More...

Computer takes on poker aces

A showdown pitting human brains against artificial intelligence goes ahead this evening when two professional poker players take on a computer in the world's first such man-machine challenge. Phil Laak and Ali Eslami will play... More...

Mouse brain simulated on computer

US researchers James Frye, Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan and Dharmendra S. Modha ran a "cortical simulator" that was as big and as complex as half of a mouse brain on the BlueGene L supercomputer. In other smaller... More...

Computer Glitch Hammers Dow Jones

A computer glitch by the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) data system caused a sudden drop of around 200 points. The problem with the computers began at around 1:50 PM yesterday during a heavy selling... More...

Computer Routers face Hijack Risk

Researchers at the University of Indiana and Symantec are warning that about half of internet users with a home router are vulnerable to having the hardware hijacked. The researchers found that home router users are... More...

Worlds First DNA Computer

While strands of DNA may be able to pick fights with other strands, one thing that they can't do yet is play computer games -- that is, until now. In what appears to be an... More...

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