‘Stone’ optical disc withstands liquid nitrogen, boiling water

Start-up Millenniata and LG plan to soon release a new optical disc and read/write player that will store movies, photos or any other data forever. The data can be accessed using on any

Published on: August 8th, 2011 Lucas Mearian

How to print professional looking CDs and DVDs

If you're creating a CD or DVD as a gift, you may also want to print artwork on it that's worthy of your vision. When I want something nicer on my disc than

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Jay J. Nelson

News of free Office 2010 upgrade leaked on the Web

Details of an impending free upgrade to Office 2010 leaked to the Web on Wednesday before Microsoft yanked a post on its partner community site.The information, posted by Charles Van Heusen, a Texas-based

Published on: February 8th, 2010 Gregg Keizer and Shane O'Neill

New tech lets you store a trillion bits of data for a billion years

Researchers have demonstrated a form of archive memory, using carbon nanotubes, that can theoretically store a trillion bits of data per square inch for a billion years. The technology could easily be incorporated

Published on: June 12th, 2009 Lucas Mearian

Blockbuster using smart technology to boost business, woo new customers

Action! Adventure! Thrills! Spills! The high-stakes drama of fixing the money-losing Blockbuster movie rental company has it all, except a happy ending yet. Can the duo of CEO Jim Keyes and CIO Keith

Published on: February 26th, 2009 Kim Nash

Zip.ca shows off the IT behind Canada’s answer to Netflix

Today, through its commitment to hardcore proprietary software development (and a few word-of-mouth-friendly Web 2.0 strategies), it's succeeding in keeping its virtual shelves stocked.Today, through its commitment to hardcore proprietary software development (and

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Briony Smith