In August 2007, IDG News Service visited the Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear power station. This video provides a rare glimpse at the inside of the world's largest nuclear power plant.
In Death and the Powers, a new opera by MIT Media Lab professor Tod Machover, the main character wishes to leave the physical world, but remain there digitally. He downloads himself into The System and continues to interact with the audience and other characters through robots and a technique called disembodied performance.
Also: iPhone users miss daylight savings time, HP's new CEO steps out of Mark Hurd's shadow, and a robot opera takes to the stage.
HP also plans to open a marketplace that will include both applications and cloud-based services for enterprises, small businesses and consumers.
Japan's major electronics companies took stock of their problems, as the country struggles to come to terms with the scale of devastation following Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami.
A series of planned electricity blackouts should roll through east Japan Monday, Tokyo Electric Power said.
The story, "Cisco to stay out of the services business," posted Wednesday, contained a vendor misstatement in the first sentence of the sixth paragraph regarding...
Coming up on World Tech Update this week VeriFone accuses Square of enabling skimming, Sony's CEO taps his likely successor, a Windows Phone 7 update is delayed, and more.
One project discussed this week at Microsoft's research gathering helps with colon cancer screening, while another interprets CT scans.
We take a look at weird interfaces at CeBIT as well as Apple's update of their industry leading tablet.
Virtual walls of shoes and interactive shop window technology were on view at the CeBIT conference in Germany this week.