In a blog post today, Google announced their plans to trial an ultra-high speed broadband network on part of Stanford University’s campus. This is the first time Google will experiment with new fiber optic technologies outside of their own premises, with speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second achievable.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled several new products at the “Back to the Mac” special event in California yesterday. We've summarised all the main announcements, including the new MacBook Air, iLife '11, Mac OS X Lion, and FaceTime for Mac.
In a decision that would have Gene Roddenberry spinning in his space urn (if it hadn’t burned up on re-entry) several UN scientific committees are set to discuss the possibility of appointing a full-time ambassador for alien affairs.
The neo-punk rockers are publicising the release of 'A Thousand Suns' with the inclusion of QR-codes on billboard advertising. The codes give fans the opportunity to listen to tracks or download the album directly to their phones or camera-enabled smart devices.