Bungie Introduces Two New Playable Characters for Campaign

This along with the official announcement of 4player online co-op.

read more | digg story

If AT&T Ran the Highway System…

Drivers would have to prepay their tolls, based on the estimated number of miles they expected to drive. Those who drove fewer miles than estimated would get no refund; those who drove more would be charged for the overage at a higher rate. The AT&T-approved Apple iCar would be limited to a top speed of 30 mph.

read more | digg story

Halo 3 Third and Forth Missions Unveiled to Media

Bungie has released Campaign information for both levels three and four.

read more | digg story

Seagate plans to stop manufacturing IDE drives by year end

Seagate plans to cease manufacturing IDE hard drives by the end of the year and will focus exclusively on SATA-based products.

read more | digg story

New Ethernet standard: not 40Gbps, not 100, but both

The Higher Speed Study Group has made a decision about how the next generation of Ethernet speeds will be standardized, and for the first time, a single standard will comprise two very different speeds.

read more | digg story

Researchers develop multi-gigabit WiFi

A research group from the Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC) at Georgia Tech has recently released a study demonstrating high-speed wireless data transfers at a staggering 15Gbps at a one meter range.

read more | digg story

Crackdown 2: Tell the developer what you’d like to see in their next game!

Here’s your opportunity to let Real Time Worlds, the developer behind the Xbox 360 smash hit Crackdown, what you would like to see in the sequel. Who knows, it might just make it in!

read more | digg story

Vista’s successor now known as “7,” due out within three years.

Although Vista just came out, that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from planning their next major OS release, and it looks like a part of the plan is changing the internal codename from Vienna to “7.”

read more | digg story

The return of Farscape!

Fans will return to the Farscape universe in an original Web series, set to be released on SCIFI.com. The 10-part series is executive produced by Brian Henson and Robert Halmi Jr. and produced by The Jim Henson Company in association with RHI Entertainment. “The series will revive and expand the beloved Farscape universe,” according to the network.

read more | digg story

Net radio “compromise” hinged on DRM adoption

As we reported Friday, the looming royalty crunch on Internet radio that would have begun today (July 15) was narrowly averted last week by a temporary reprieve from SoundExchange. Now it appears that a lasting compromise is indeed possible, but such a compromise will likely mean mandatory DRM for Internet radio.

read more | digg story