Intel's Havok Acquires 3D Tech Specialist Trinegy

Intel company Havok, which creates interactive software solutions for the games, entertainment and simulation industries, is acquiring 3D game engine provider Trinigy. Terms of...

Broadband Delivered over Lightwaves

A new invention makes it possible to transfer wireless data over lightwaves, theoretically enabling household light bulbs, streetlights or even car headlights to beam...

DirecTV Exploring Hulu Purchase

DirecTV is looking at new ways to incorporate digital opportunities, as are all television providers, but CEO Michael White hinted at some of the...

NY Times Readies Improved Social Interaction

The New York Times is revamping the social interaction on its website, with the improvements rolling out to readers in the fall. Much of the...

Streamys and Dick Clark Prods. Bridge Generation Gap

The 2011 Streamy Awards will be produced by Dick Clark Productions, a partnership that will bridge the generation gap between two-year-old event and a...

Netflix Gains 1 Million Canadian Members In 10 Months

Los Gatos, Calif. — Netflix announced Thursday that its Canadian operation reached one million members in less than 10 months. The company, which launched its...

Google's Publishers Do Something Computers Can't

Google News has added a human touch, bringing to its U.S. edition a section of highlighted original content selected by live people at each...

Social Sharers Tend to Be Opinionated and Male – No, Really

Yahoo! crunched lots of numbers and proved what many social network users have suspected – people who share the most information tend to be...

Spam King Surrenders to FBI

Even if you don’t know the name Sanford Wallace, you’ve received email from him. Often referred to as “the Spam King” due to his...

Augmented Reality Totally Rocks

Hard rock band Mastodon have raided the digital toybox to include an augmented reality experience on their upcoming album, a feature that should entice...

Pres. Obama Names Steven VanRoekel as Federal CIO

Washington, DC - Six weeks after Vivek Kundra announced plans to step down as the nation's first federal CIO, President Obama on Thursday...

RIM RIP by 2013?

Research in Motion will no longer be an independent company by the end of the first quarter of 2013, according to Eric Jackson, manager...

Cheap, Open Source Wi-Fi Nears Rollout

Geeks Without Frontiers, an initiative of the not-for-profit Manna Energy Foundation, announced the final development of an innovative, low cost, open source, Wi-Fi software...

ESPN 3D Cancellation Fuels Consumer Reports' Skepticism

Consumer Reports, part of the non-profit advocacy group Consumer Union, said that AT&T’s decision to drop ESPN 3D from its U-Verse channel lineup was...

UK to Legalize CD Copying, Unshackle Orphan Works

As part of an overhaul of its intellectual property regulations, the United Kingdom's government announced its intention to legalize copying CDs for personal use. Consumers...

Apple Korea Fined for Unauthorized Location Tracking

Cupertino, Calif. — Apple Inc.’s South Korean unit was fined $2,855 today by the country’s communications regulator after tracking data from users without proper...

Outbrain Releases Mobile Version

Outbrain, the content recommendation platform, today announced an extension of its service that takes its relevance beyond websites. Like its older sibling, Outbrain...

Peanuts Kicks Off Digital Initiatives

Capcom subsidiary Beeline Interactive and Peanuts Worldwide today announced a deal that will bring Charles Schultz' world-famous Peanuts cartoon to the world of social...

Zedeva Movie Rentals Hit with Injunction

A federal court disagreed with Zediva's interpretation of DVD rental regulations and issued a preliminary injunction against the Santa Clara–based discount movie streaming service...

AOL Launches Daily iPad Mag, "Editions"

Palo Alto, Calif. - AOL on Wednesday launched a free daily magazine for the iPad that the company said utilizes sophisticated algorithms to customize...