Big money can be made if you're the first to claim a new invention. Sometimes the routine even slips through.
Lenovo's new ThinkPad Z-series laptops have a magnesium alloy frame that acts as a shock absorber.
At Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference, Bill Gates showed off some key features of Office 12.
Lenovo demoed the ThinkPad Z60 family which comes in 14- and 15-inch widescreen models. It also has a roll cage (in the foreground), a stiff inner frame similar to how cars are built to withstand crashes.
Yahoo's new Instant Search Beta tool gives you sometimes off-beat results as you type.
Toshiba's fuel cell for portable music players runs on methanol and adds as much as 60 hours of playing time to a flash memory or a hard disk drive music player. Toshiba said it expects the cells to be ready for sale by 2007.
Patients can attach a patch to their arm, and it will wirelessly transmit blood pressure readings.
The National Hurricane Center described this storm as a "potential catastrophe" with its current winds of 165mph.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Kresge Auditorium -- the site of MIT's Emerging Technology Conference -- on a clear, crisp, cool morning just before the September 2005 edition of the event.
Dell introduces its first batch of dual-core Xeon-powered servers.
Dell unveils its own mini-player, the DJ Ditty, to grab sales from the iPod Shuffle.
The European Space Agency has named two potential targets for its asteroid-diverting program.
SanDisk's new TrustedFlash compact flash cards has copyright protection built in.
MIT has developed a $100 windup-powered laptop targeted at children in developing nations.
New XPS laptops, PCs and other consumer products are designed to appeal to the techno jet set.
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