Dreth writes: "While most e-mail providers offer more or less the same basic features, Gmail has been a mainstay since its introduction with its speed and flexibility. Yesterday Microsoft announced that it is looking to improve its own e-mail service by "borrowing" some of Gmail's features, adding some more original ones as well as adding some of Outlook's."
greenrainbow writes: Philips(TM) just unveiled a new concept for an urban beehive that would allow anyone to become an amateur bee keeper – even those who live in apartments with no backyards. Best of all you pull a little string and all the fresh honey you want comes out. Hopefully no bees come with it!
Stenchwarrior writes: Yes, it's quite obvious the developers working to bring back Duke Nukem are well aware the long-overdue follow-up to 1996's Duke Nukem 3D has become a running joke in the gaming biz. From game engine changes to staff downsizing to a studio closure, it appeared one of the most beloved video game characters from the '90s was never to return.
Not so. to celebrate the upcoming launch of Duke Nukem Forever — at a Las Vegas gentlemen's club, no less — to offer journalists hands-on time with the first 90-odd minutes of the single-player campaign.