Earth-watching satellite to improve Google Earth images

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DigitalGlobe, provider of imagery for Google Incorporated's interactive mapping program Google Earth, plans to launch a new high-resolution satellite, dubbed WorldView I, on Tuesday. Together with the company's existing Quickbird satellite, it will offer half-meter...

Xerox tool analyzes text to improve search results

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Xerox researchers have developed a search tool, dubbed FactSpotter, that analyzes the underlying grammar of a text in order to infer additional information, such as whether ambiguous words are being used as nouns or verbs,...

Microsoft: Samsung Deal Could Improve Xbox, Zune

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Microsoft executives said the patent deal struck with Samsung Electronics will be used to enhance Microsoft's consumer electronics hardware such as the Zune MP3 player and the Xbox, as well as for Windows PCs. Microsoft...

HP Announces Technology to Improve Chip Density

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Hewlett-Packard researchers have developed a new technique for building computer chips. The chips are eight times denser and could work with existing microelectronic systems. This would potentially lead to faster, more energy efficient computers. Not...

Google to Hire Programmers to Improve Open Office

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After an agreement with Sun Microsystems earlier this month to promote one another's software, Google has announced plans to hire programmers to improve Open Office. The open-source office suite, which has its roots in...

ELSPA plans measures to improve ratings awareness

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British videogame publisher association ELSPA has confirmed that it is developing a number of proposals to improve consumer awareness and understanding of the games rating system, following a meeting with the UK government. ...

Microsoft Working to Improve Office Search

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Microsoft is working hard to improve the search technology present in Office. As we know Microsoft is developing a new search engine to compete with Google. So it's no surprise to see Microsoft...

Yahoo starts lab to improve services

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Yahoo! Inc. is setting out to prove its recently acquired Overture Services division can deliver innovation as well as advertisements. Inspired by Overture's past work, Yahoo has formed a research lab that...

Intel, Linksys partner to improve Wi-Fi

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Intel and Linksys announced a partnership aimed at making it easier for consumers to use wireless networking technology, as the two companies look to gain a stronger foothold in the emerging market. Chipmaker Intel and...

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