A research group from MIT has developed a rather simple system that could potentially deliver power to electronic devices without the need for wires. Building from old physic concepts they claim that this technique could even work across several meters. While the team has yet to build a working model, they maintain that computer models and mathematics suggest it will work.
What is it about gadgets and Hollywood hotties? Like the limited edition Sidekick 3, which was the must-have gadget of last month, the Playstation 3, which is positioned to become the must-have gadget of the holiday season, is also loved by the ladies. There are 40 pictures of Anna Faris, Arielle Kebbel, Christina Milian, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, Stacy Keibler and Vida Guerra celebrating the upcoming arrival of the Playstation 3 — after the jump. So click the link and…
Update: This is now officially a mega post — 97 more pictures have been added, including pictures of Alyson and Amanda Michalka, Joanna Krupa, Katharine Mcphee, Kim Kardashian, Lacey Chabert, and Megan Good. Enjoy all 137 HQ pictures after the jump…
Somehow Universal Music was able to get Microsoft to agree to pay them a fee for each new Zune music player that it sells. The amount being paid to the world’s largest music label has not been disclosed but Universal’s CEO, Doug Morris, gave his quote of the day by stating, We felt that any business that’s built on the bedrock of music we should share in. So by that logic movie studios should be entitled to fees from video equipment manufactures, television studios should be entitled to fees from TV manufactures, breweries should be entitled to fees from glass manufactures, and Al Gore should be entitled to fees from everyone online (he did, after all, invent the internet) … umm, yeah, who are they trying to fool?!
While attending the XBox 360 Gears of War party, Dominque Swain had a minor wardrobe malfunction in front of the product poster. It’s every promoter’s wet dream, and the real reason they invite hot women in revealing clothing to an event that launches a product they could really care less about.
There are 15 pictures of Dominque at the Gears of War party, including her minor nip slip in UHQ, after the jump. So click on…
Maria Bartiromo: I’m curious, have you ever Googled anybody? Do you use Google?
George Bush: Ah, Occasionally. One of the things I’ve used on The Google is, ah, to pull up maps. And it’s, ah, very interesting to see — I’ve forgot the name of the program — but where you get the satellite, and you can — like, I kinda like to look at the ranch. It remind me of where I wanna be sometimes.
When it comes to reverse engineering data formats, no-one can do it better than Jon Lech Johansen. Jon is most famous for his involvement in the DeCSS software which allows users to decode the content-scrambling system used to license DVDs. Now Jon has shifted his focus to music.
I.B.M., the holder of the largest patent storehouse in corporate America, often finds itself defending itself against patent claims from aggressive plaintiffs, seeking a payout.
But the International Business Machines Corporation became the aggressor on Monday, filing two lawsuits against Amazon.com that contend the big online retailer has built its business on technology developed by I.B.M.
“These patents are core to modern electronic commerce,” said John Kelly, senior vice president for technology and intellectual property at I.B.M. “Most if not all of Amazon’s business is built on top of this technology.”