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SONY hopes to sell 150,000 PlayTV set-top boxes between now and Christmas in Australia.
Next-generation ultra-high-definition TV sets -- the devices that will be able to deliver four to 16 times the resolution of current HDTVs -- will be in 40% of North American homes by 2025.
The potential for energy use reductions in old and new buildings is significant, according to a report from KPMG. The study finds that energy consumption in buildings can be cut by 30 to 50 percent and still produce a positive return on investments.
Advances in sensors, concrete, nanotech are making structures ? from bridges to office towers ? safer, stronger and better looking.
Microsoft says social media is a big hit on its Xbox 360 console, noting that 2 million users logged on to Facebook using the console last week. Last.fm has been especially successful, gaining a million new subscribers through the game console.
Facebook support will be introduced to the console in the next firmware update, version 3.10.
The birth of Wikipedia, the death of Napster, the iPhone, Facebook, and Twitter were named by the Webby Awards on Wednesday as among the top 10 internet moments of the decade.
The ClimateTalk Alliance will establish a common communication infrastructure for HVAC and smart energy devices, enabling easy interoperability of diverse applications across multiple protocols.
Sony wants to be an industry leader in 3-D entertainment and, to that end, will introduce a stereoscopic 3-D firmware update for all PlayStation 3 game consoles in the future
Sony has rolled out a series of digital voice recorders, including the top-of-the-line, 4GB ICD-UX300F, which can record 1,072 hours of audio.