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Cool on ‘Knol’?

Cool on ‘Knol’?

Google recently has launched a new service called “Knol” which allows users to contribute their knowledge in a wiki-like format. Knol is very different from other e-encyclopedias as it stresses greatly on accountability and regulation over an author’s article. Unlike ...

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Adobe Enables Search in Flash Content

Adobe Enables Search in Flash Content

Adobe Systems recently announced that the company will team up with the on-line search industry leaders to improve search results of dynamic Web content and rich Internet applications. Adobe is providing Flash Player technology to Google and Yahoo! In order ...

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First Flight for the Google Lunar X PRIZE

First Flight for the Google Lunar X PRIZE

The Aeronautics and Cosmonautics Romanian Association is the first team to submit a due date for sending a robot to the moon in the Google Lunar X competition. The flight will be launched within three months and if the team ...

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Google Voice Service Launched

Google Voice Service Launched

Google has recently released its Google Voice service, which the company says was designed to simplify and improve mobile communication. Google Voice is a free web based VoIP application that can link several phone numbers (cell phone, home phone, office ...

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Click and Translate

Click and Translate

The Korean Company Unichal recently unveiled a new device called Dixau, which helps readers to improve their understanding of written texts. The device captures images of difficult words, transfers them to a nearby computer (with preloaded software), and applies them ...

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Mahalo – Human Powered Search Engine

Entrepreneur Jason Calacanis has initiated a project to create a new type of search engine, in which search results are selected from a set of pre-defined links that were hand-picked by real people. This “human-powered” engine, which was named “Mahalo” ...

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Aquaduct – Pedal Water Filter

Aquaduct – Pedal Water Filter

Team Aquaduct was declared as the winner of the first “Innovate or Die” Pedal-Powered Machine Challenge that took place earlier this month. Google, in collaboration with the bicycle maker Goodby Silverstein & Partners, held this competition in order to encourage ...

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