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
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
writes "Getting detained at the airport is never fun, even less so when it's due to medical treatment.
This is only expected to get more common and with the new dictator-type regimes in power will not be avoided by authorised travel documents.
More at the Register."
writes "The register have a story, and pics, showing an Ebay auction for a PS3 going for over 89M USD!
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.
and yes it will run Linux! "
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.
writes "We all know it's illegal to copy a DVD we hire from the video shop.
What about if the movie has been on TV. I can record (video or DVD) the movie as it's broadcast but can I also see a movie listed on TV and hire the DVD, copy and keep it?
Today with digital TV there is not much to choose between DVD and TV. Certainly a HDTV to DVD recording is going to be better than VHS ever was.
Is the movie copy protected or is it the media (DVD disc)?"