IBM Researchers Manipulate Individual Atoms

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Researchers at IBM have discovered the exact amount of force necessary to move individual atoms. Previously scientists used a trial and error based method to get atoms to go in the right direction. Now researchers can figure out that it takes 210 piconewtons to move a cobalt atom on a platinum surface, but only 17 [...]

Google Health Service Enters Pilot Stage

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Google launched a pilot for its health profile service, Google Health, in partnership with the Cleveland Clinic. The clinic already has a sophisticated internal electronics record system, but patients are not able to access their records remotely. Patients will request to have their records uploaded to Google Health and will be able to access their [...]

Land A Rover On The Moon And Win $30 Million

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Google Sponsors a $30 Million Dollar X Prize to land a robotic rover on the moon and transmit data back to earth. The first team to accomplish the feat gets $20 million and the second team $5 million. Additional prizes are available for visiting historic landing sites or accomplishing other tasks. This is just the [...]

U.S. Attempts to Shoot Down Satellite

Friday, February 15th, 2008

The military will attempt to shoot down a spy satellite that is losing altitude and could possibly cause damage if it were to crash on land. An intercept missile will be fired from a Aegis cruiser as the satellite approaches the upper atmosphere. This will be the first time the U.S. has attempted to destroy [...]

3G iPhone Coming – AT&T 700mhz Band for WiMax Not WiFi

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Over the last few days several tech blogs have been discussing the possibility that the iPhone will not be coming out with a 3G version this year or ever. This is based on two rumors. One is that Apple told Citigroup it will be releasing the 3G version in Asia and Europe this year, but [...]

Google Apps Adds Team Edition But Limits Cross Company Use

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Google has just released a new version of their online apps suite called Team Edition. It compliments the current Enterprise, Education/Non-Profit, and Free editions by allowing members of an organization to collaborate together without their entire company signing up for the service. Employees simply verify their email address and they will be able to share [...]