John Kheit, an IP attorney for Chadbourne & Parke in New York, is representing AllofMP3, and he had one basic point to make in today’s news conference in the wake of the trade agreement: AllofMP3 is legal, and it’s not going anywhere. Kheit points out that diplomats can talk as much as they want, but AllofMP3 isn’t illegal until judges decide.
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Japan is planning to take RFID to the extreme by creating an island where there’s just no escapin’ it. The nation is looking to set up an “experimental landmass” where a smorgasbord of sensors will “allow doctors to remotely monitor the health of the elderly,” and in another instance, “monitor the movement of pedestrians and notify nearby drivers.”
The final basic version of PCI Express 2.0, an update to the high-speed peripheral interconnect introduced in 2002, is just months away.
On Monday, the special interest group that owns and manages PCI specifications announced the release of candidate revision 0.9 to its members for a final evaluation.
XiTi Monitor has released its latest report (FR) on web browsers utilization in Europe and the rest of the world according to a survey during the first week of July. All European countries saw an increase in Firefox participation with Hungary showing the most dramatic increase from 27.2%, in the latest March 2007 survey, to 39.7%.
Here’s the basic idea. If you’re willing to pay $10 a month on top of a regular T-Mobile voice plan, you get a special cellphone.But when it’s in a Wi-Fi wireless Internet hot spot, this phone offers a huge bargain: all your calls are free. You use it and dial it the same as always — you still get call hold, caller ID, three-way calling and all ..
Copper hit $3.66 a pound today on the COMEX exchange – that’s a lot. Copper is heavier than iron, and the weight really adds up quickly. For example, it only takes 146 pre-1982 pennies to make a pound. Yes, that means you can make $2.20/lb. by melting down your pennies. Except, of course, it is explicitly illegal to do so…
The Pennsylvania based Lithium Technology Corporation recently demonstrated a new type of “plug-in” Toyota Prius hybrid car. The new model is based on advanced lithium iron phosphate battery which allows the hybrid car to travel up to a distance of 125 miles per gallon of fuel – making it possibly the most efficient mass-produced car in the world.