Backed by tech luminaries, the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, a $3 million reward, is being presented to 11 different scientists for their efforts to cure diseases.
At the AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon this weekend, GM will sponsor the Connected Car Challenge, encouraging developers to build apps useful in the car.
Dish's Hopper product lets TV watchers skip the ads -- so the networks have in turn been declining to run ads for the Hopper. But when Fox shows the Daytona 500 on Sunday, the Dish logo will race around that obstacle.
The software colossus signs up to sponsor standardization of the Web Open Font Format technology. Support in IE9 looks likely.
PhotoShelter ran their own Elevation 2008 competition, sponsored the New York Photo Awards, and is a sponsor of the upcoming Exposure competition.
We are almost done talking about the Pre and iPhone, but not quite. We do talk about the Nokia N91 and Qik streaming on all Nokia phones. Twitter may be dead or at least hibernating. Wolfram Alpha gets a little smarter, the iPhone knows if you're going to get sick, plus some E3 roundup news. Also, a new inflatable tube could send you to space and the Pleo is not extinct after all.
This year's Give One, Get One program for the One Laptop Per Child Foundation is being handled through Amazon.com, which is running TV commercials to promote awareness (and sales).
Automaker first to join MIT Energy Initiative, a group focused on using technology to solve global energy problems.
We are almost done talking about the Pre and iPhone, but not quite. We do talk about the Nokia N91 and Qik streaming on all Nokia phones. Twitter may be dead or at least hibernating.
Social-networking site is co-sponsoring a Republican presidential debate, followed by a Democratic one, this week--but at least five candidates will likely be excluded.