Scientists have more data at their disposal than ever before -- often more than they can properly examine. But a new algorithm should make it easier for them to visualize huge data sets. And cheaper, too; software based on the algorithm can run on personal computers with as little as 2GB of RAM.
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If you own a PS3 or Wii game console, you can now watch YouTube on your television. Currently in beta and announced only Thursday in a blog post by the YouTube Team, the YouTube for Television web site offers a remote control-friendly user interface for the popular video site.
Open-sourcing Jaiku is either good news or bad news for users of the microblogging service, depending on who's doing the talking.
According to a new report released by the Consumer Electronics Association, consumers want environmentally friendly electronic devices. They may even be willing to pay more for them.
Without fanfare or even a press release, YouTube has started offering high-definition videos. Starting Friday morning, certain videos -- presumably those originally uploaded in HD -- now include a "watch in HD" link in the lower-right corner.
BitTorrent has slammed a report in The Register that suggests a planned protocol change could threaten the stability of the Internet.
Just ask anyone who's seen Spiderman 3: good ideas seldom survive bad execution.
Vista, thy name is bloat!