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Yahoo Fires Starting Gun in E-Mail Address Gold Rush

Yahoo is expanding its free e-mail service with two new domain names for Yahoo Mail users. The company has added ymail.com and rocketmail.com as options for personalized e-mail addresses. Registration opens Thursday afternoon. With 266 million active accounts, Yahoo bills itself at the world's large...

‘Dream Home’ Adds High-Tech Touch to Disney Magic

Microsoft and HP are teaming up to develop the high-tech home of the future. The two companies revealed their Innoventions Dream Home at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., this week. The home features some of the newest developments in communications technology and is now open for public tours. Located ...

Microsoft Steers Toward Interactive TV With Navic Buy

Microsoft has a new weapon in its advertising arsenal. The software giant has acquired Navic Networks, an interactive television ad developer that targets specific audiences with its service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Navic uses audience measuring data to determine which broadcast commer...

HP Enters Media Convergence Scrap

HP has a new way to bring all your home media together in one central place. The company introduced the HP MediaSmart Connect system Tuesday. MediaSmart Connect is essentially a wireless server that aggregates content from various sources around your home and makes it all accessible via your high-de...

IBM Nudges Solar Cells Toward Mainstream

IBM is taking new steps to make greener energy generation more common. The company has unveiled plans to create more efficient and less expensive solar cell systems. It will work with Japan-based Tokyo Ohka Kogyo to build what it calls the "next generation" of CIGS -- or Copper-Indium-Gallium-Seleni...

FCC Looks to Play Terminator on Cell Phone Cancellation Fees

Sky-high cancellation fees for cell phone contracts could soon be a thing of the past, but getting there is proving to be difficult. The Federal Communications Commission has put forward a plan to regulate carriers' ability to charge you for ending your agreement early -- but not everyone in the ind...

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NASA’s Gamma Ray Scope to Chase Down Universe’s Darkest Secrets

NASA has launched a new mission to unravel some of the universe's most intense mysteries. Scientists sent GLAST -- the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope -- into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center. A Delta 2 rocket catapulted the high-tech scope to its destination Wednesday in a meager 90 minutes...

Critical Flaw Left Utilities Vulnerable to Attack for 5 Months

A vulnerability found in utility control software is raising serious questions over municipal security. The issue, revealed Wednesday morning, could have let attackers take control of water treatment plants, natural gas lines and potentially even nuclear power plant equipment. Security firm Core Sec...

WiMax Players Form Alliance to Host Patent Pool Party

Six of technology's biggest names are joining forces to make wired connections a thing of the past. Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Systems, Clearwire, Intel, Samsung Electronics and Sprint Nextel announced an agreement this week to form the Open Patent Alliance to help companies develop cutting-edge WiMax de...

GPS Mapping Shows Where the Action Is

A new company is working to index the real world. Sense Networks officially launched its CitySense and MacroSense activity-tracking services Monday. The services use a combination of cell phone data, WiFi activity and vehicle GPS locations to measure where crowds are -- and then put the information ...

Disney Reaches New Dimension With Google Earth 3-D Experience

Disney World and Google are teaming up to take tourism to a new dimension. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts worked with programmers at Google Earth to create a fully three-dimensional virtual viewing experience -- said to be the most advanced rendering Google has ever created. Walt Disney World Resort ...

Google, NASA Embark on 40-Year Mission to Stars

A new NASA land use agreement is bringing Google -- and, ultimately, the general public -- one step closer to outer space. Google announced a 40-year plan Thursday to build a massive research and development campus within NASA's Ames Research Center. Google will pay $3.66 million a year for the 42.2

Microsoft Aims to Outshine Flash With New Silverlight

Microsoft has unveiled an updated beta release of its Silverlight multimedia publishing software. Chairman Bill Gates announced the debut of Silverlight 2 beta 2 at Microsoft's TechEd conference in Orlando on Tuesday. The utility, to be made available for public download by the end of the week, let...

Your Electronics Trash Is Best Buy’s Treasure

Electronics retail giant Best Buy has announced plans to try out a free electronics recycling program at 117 of its stores. The initiative will start in three cities and could spread to others if it succeeds. Best Buy is launching its new program in Baltimore, San Francisco and Minnesota, with up to...

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