Today's top story concerns a surveillance technology aimed at putting the government behind the wheel of your car (well, motorcycle). The UK is considering installing GPS-enabled governors in motorcycles.
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Small user generated Web video companies such as Vimeo and Grouper can offer better performance than big players. That's one of the takeaways from a study by Web monitoring service Keynote.
Notable headlines: David Berlind: Will Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child be a problem for Microsoft? Image Gallery (right).
This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss the recent disparaging remarks aimed at Google's book search project made by Microsoft's associate general counsel, Microsoft's Virtual PC 2007 and Emotiv's human-computer mind melding technology. This podcast can be delivered directly to your desktop or MP3 player if you're subscribed to our podcasts (See ZDNet's podcasts: How to tune in).
In this CIO Sessions video, Harrah's Entertainment CIO Tim Stanley talks about his high-tech vision for attracting customers to the world’s most popular casino destinations, from implementing business intelligence software to deploying wireless gadgets and RFID. Stanley is also Harrah's chief innovation officer.
CBS will be streaming the NCAA tournament online, also known as March Madness for free, sucking up network bandwidth and lowering work productivity across America. Viewers can watch up to 56 games from the first three rounds of the Championship--you'll have to pay for the final rounds.
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If you ask most people about Sybase, they think "database company." That is true, but not the whole story.
Developed nations spend $1,270 per capita per year to boost research and development and knowledge. But the returns are minimal.
On Sunday, technology types will be watching their applications, PCs, servers and networks to see whether change in Daylight Saving Time will affect their infrastructure. CIOs will be looking at the bill.