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Yoda coders: with them Friday, the Force is

Yoda coders: with them Friday, the Force is

Programmers of Yoda translation sites across the Web are preparing for sharp traffic spikes to coincide with "International Talk Like Yoda" day today.
May 22 2009 5:30AM
Expert predicts holograms, e-paper just years away

Expert predicts holograms, e-paper just years away

The holographic communication popularised in the film Star Wars is "less than a dozen years" from commercial reality, say experts, and that's just the start.
Mar 31 2009 3:57PM
Browser wars good for security

Browser wars good for security

The recent onslaught of Internet browsers to hit the market is a boon for user security according to Tim Callan, a product marketing executive from security firm Verisign.
Sep 9 2008 9:51AM
Apple fires first shot in Clone Wars

Apple fires first shot in Clone Wars

The mighty Apple will bring the full force of its dogs of law down upon cheeky cloning minnow Psystar according to The Gray Blog, a lawyerly web site specialising in copyright law.
Jul 16 2008 9:50AM
Browser wars changing security game

Browser wars changing security game

The re-emergence of the 'browser wars' between Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and newcomer Safari is changing the security landscape, say experts..
Jun 18 2008 11:19AM
Wii wows with Star Wars light sabre

Wii wows with Star Wars light sabre

LucasArts has revealed that Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be coming to Nintendo's Wii, allowing gamers to live out their Jedi fantasies by wielding the Wii Remote as a light sabre.
Sep 24 2007 2:54PM
Nintendo powers ahead in console wars

Nintendo powers ahead in console wars

Cumulative sales of Nintendo's Wii console have overtaken that of the Xbox 360, despite Microsoft's 12-month head start on its Japanese rival, according to a recent report in the Financial Times.
Sep 17 2007 7:45AM
Blu-ray inching ahead in DVD wars

Blu-ray inching ahead in DVD wars

Sony's Blu-ray format has taken the upper hand in the battle for the high-definition video market in the US, according to research from Parks Associates.
Jul 30 2007 11:30AM
Lycos reveals most popular Star Wars search terms

Lycos reveals most popular Star Wars search terms

May the search be with you.
May 21 2007 3:23PM
Star Wars special effects voted best ever

Star Wars special effects voted best ever

George Lucas's groundbreaking Star Wars has won an award for the Most Influential Visual Effects Film of All Time exactly 30 years after its release.
May 15 2007 12:17PM
Nintendo Wii dominates console wars

Nintendo Wii dominates console wars

Third of US and Japanese homes will have a Wii by 2011, say analysts.
Feb 28 2007 8:20AM
InStat declares an end to gadget wars

InStat declares an end to gadget wars

New content, not hardware, drivng portable device sales.
Feb 26 2007 7:55AM
Brits caught in spam wars cross fire

Brits caught in spam wars cross fire

Cyber criminals are using British PCs to flood the world with spam, according to new figures.
Dec 4 2006 9:56AM
Star Wars Kid video heads for the dark side

Star Wars Kid video heads for the dark side

Estimate of 900 million views largely based on 'informed approximation'.
Nov 29 2006 9:19AM
Google regains ground in search wars

Google regains ground in search wars

The big G back on the up.
Sep 25 2006 9:57AM
Star Wars wins battle for best ever movie quote

Star Wars wins battle for best ever movie quote

May the force be with you.
Aug 15 2006 2:12PM
Remote control wars

Remote control wars

Monitoring an illicit Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channel recently, Nicholas Albright couldn’t believe what he was seeing. First, he observed a network operator sending commands to install keyloggers on thousands of compromised, remote-controlled computers. Then, all this private data started flying over the channel — HIPAA-protected medical information, financial account numbers, usernames and passwords.
Jun 6 2006 7:47PM
IM worms targets Star Wars fans

IM worms targets Star Wars fans

A couple of new instant messaging worms are targeting Star Wars fans, according to an IM security company.
May 25 2005 5:32PM
NZ subsidiary shows up Telstra in broadband wars

NZ subsidiary shows up Telstra in broadband wars

Telstra’s cable residential broadband plans may have sparked a price war but a Gartner analyst has pointed out that it still compares poorly with offers made by one of its own subsidiaries.
Mar 5 2004 12:00AM
Sun challenges Microsoft in integration wars

Sun challenges Microsoft in integration wars

Sun has released its Project Orion integrated enterprise software system to the market in a direct challenge to main competitor Microsoft, asserting its own integrated package as a simpler, cheaper way to adopt open source.
Jan 1 2000 12:00AM

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