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Ghost hunting tech: The Geiger Counter

In her paranormal research, professional ghost hunter Gloria Young uses a $20 Geiger counter, which measures radiation. They normally click at regular intervals, but irregular clicks could be interpreted as ghosts responding to your questions. During a taped interview inside the Brookdale Lodge, the Geiger counter interrupted Young as she described a previous ghostly encounter.

By October 24, 2013


H.R. Giger Geiger counter is frightening and useful

If you want to look for radioactivity in truly "Alien" style, then you need a Giger Geiger counter crafted from bones and tubes.

By August 20, 2012


Softbank's Geiger counter smartphone: Start of a global trend?

Softbank launched a smartphone that tracks radiation in Japan. The feature is aimed at the Japanese market, but could interest the rest of the world.

By May 31, 2012


Talking Geiger counter developed for blind

An association for the blind will sell a Geiger counter that reads out levels, while Toshiba develops a radiation hot-spot camera.

By December 15, 2011


HR Giger counter

Someone's finally done it — a Geiger counter styled after the art of HR Giger is in the world.

By August 16, 2012


Japan radiation monitoring goes crowd, open source

Safecast will be aggregating data from existing sensors while deploying more geiger counters.

By May 6, 2011


Artistdirect faces Nasdaq delisting

Music and media company Artistdirect says it has received a notification that its common stock is subject to delisting from the Nasdaq Stock Market. The notice, which Artistdirect received March 1, said that the company is subject to delisting for failure to comply with a requirement of a minimum bid price of $1 per share. The Los Angeles-based company has appealed and requested a hearing before the Nasdaq Listings Qualification Panel to review the decision. "We believe we are on a path to achieve profitability with the financial resources to get there," Artistdirect Chief Executive Marc Geiger said in a statement. "We hope to maintain our listing and look forward to presenting our case to the Panel."

March 8, 2001