Kangburra writes: Australian government science body CSIRO said Sunday it had won a multi-million-dollar legal settlement in the United States to license its patented technology that underpins the WiFi platform worldwide. Link to Original Source
Kangburra writes: The BBC has a story that Radiohead fans will be able to choose how much to pay for the band's next album, In Rainbows, which is available for download on 10 October.
Instead of listing a price for the music, the group's website simply states "it's up to you" — and then adds: "No really, it's up to you."
This will be Radiohead's seventh album, but they are not using a record label, having fulfilled their contract with EMI following their 2003 album Hail to the Thief. Link to Original Source
Kangburra writes: What do you do if you have one of the first few thousand PlayStation 3s in the US? Take it apart
Kristopher Kubicki & Marcus Yam have done just this over as Daily Tech.
From the article: A little more than a year ago I was one of the lucky few outside of Microsoft to see the inner workings of an Xbox 360. This weekend I had the chance to once again delve into the inner workings of a truly next-generation console.
Kangburra writes: Cambridge, UK, 6th October 2006 — Intercytex (LSE: ICX) and its partner, The Automation Partnership (TAP), announce today that they have been awarded a £1.85 million grant by the UK Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Technology Programme to develop an automated manufacturing process for ICX-TRC, Intercytex' novel hair regeneration therapy. Intercytex is a leading cell therapy company developing products to restore and regenerate skin and hair and The Automation Partnership is a private company specialising in the automation of life science processes.