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Facebook turns to the ivory tower

A fellowship program for computer science and engineering Ph.D. students will give five participants a $30,000 stipend and the opportunity to apply for an internship.

By Jan. 8, 2010


The ivory tower, via cell phone

A new college in Japan offers classes exclusively online, and is looking into expanding offerings via cell phone.

By Nov. 29, 2007


One more thing: Opera mashes up Steve Jobs, Shakespeare

France's Opera de Lyon debuts "Steve Five (King different)" on Friday, complete with a chorus of tenors, classical and rap music to explore the similarities between "King" Jobs and Shakespeare's King Henry V.

By Mar. 13, 2014


Kobo unveils Aura HD, 'Porsche of e-readers'

E-ink device will feature a 6.8-inch screen that offers the "highest-resolution display available in an e-reader today."

By Apr. 15, 2013


Profile: Audi Sport Quattro

Andrew Noakes looks at one of the motoring world's best-loved icons.

By Sep. 22, 2013


Japan's new Series E7 bullet train: Understated, luxurious

If you can afford a first-class seat, this 160 mph bullet train promises a plush ride to Nagano and the Sea of Japan.

By Dec. 17, 2013


Kobo Aura HD is a 6.8-inch high-res Kindle rival, for £140

Kobo's new E-Ink ebook reader packs loads of pixels, as well as a backlight.

By Apr. 15, 2013


Google Nexus 4 now in white, but LG won't make another

The white Google Nexus 4 is official -- but it could be the last Nexus built but LG, which doesn't need that kind of success.

By May. 28, 2013


Elephants ready to party as eBay ban approaches

Cyber barter site is set to put into effect a worldwide ban on ivory products on Jan. 1, a move animal rights advocates hope will slow the illegal trade in wildlife species and products online.

By Dec. 29, 2008


LED desk lamp wirelessly charges smartphones

Japanese technology company Konica Minolta debuts one of the most technologically advanced desk lamps we've ever seen.

By Nov. 29, 2012