Intel, Yahoo And HP Cloud Computing Collaboration Open Cirrus Expands Global Footprint

Open Cirrus, the joint collaboration on cloud computing research formed by Yahoo, Intel and HP last year, has added three new international research organizations to join the open source test bed for

Scanner-cam hack takes 130-megapixel pictures

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/scanner_camera.jpg" />A Japanese photographer/hacker has put together an interesting camera hack, essentially pairing a regular SLR lens

Computer-related injuries on the rise: Have you ever had a computer fall on you?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/broken_computer.jpg">The American Journal of Preventative Medicine, in a release that is sure to get onto daytime television news and tal

Seeqpod Starts Shopping Domain Name, Acquisition Talks Nearing Close

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/cp_1244607380_2362v1-max-250x250.png" width="201" height="64" />It's been a tumultous few months for <a href="http://www.seeqpod.com">S

Virgin Mobile USA offers Broadband2Go service with no contract

Using Sprint’s EVDO Rev. A network, Virgin Mobile USA announced today the launch of their wireless broadband service, Broadband2Go. When the service goes live later this month you’ll be able to pu

"Mr. Watson – come here! The Roomba's broken:" Whole home intercoms with Arduino

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/ati_disassembled.jpg" />This cool system uses an Arduino board and home wiring to turn your local home telephone network into an intercom

Quick Look: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 with Wii MotionPlus

As a longtime fan of the Tiger Woods series of golf games from EA Sports, I was quite disappointed with last year’s effort. You can read the review and yell at me if you’re so inclined, bu

WD announces the My Book Studio Edition II, Mac-ready and up to 4TB

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/wd4tb.jpg" alt="" />Today, WD announced the My Book Studio Edition II in a 4TB variety. The RAID 0 configurable dual-drive storage system

CrunchGear San Fran meet-up is on like Donkey Kong

We the people of CrunchGear would like confirm a quick, informal meet-up today at 7pm at the View Lounge at the San Francisco Marriott. The meet-up will include drinking, talking about the iPhone 3G S

Seedcamp Berlin – So which startups won?

Berlin is a cradle of innovative startups in Europe right now and we got a taster if it here in Berlin today with some great presentations at Seedcamp Berlin. As is often the case the bag was mixed, b

Pre root image leaks with recovery tool

It was bound to happen eventually: the recovery tool used by, presumably, Palm and Sprint employees to breathe life into dead Pres has leaked onto the internets — I’m thinking maybe some t

Japan finishes its enormous Gundam statue

This 20-meter (~60ft) tall giant robot was sort of creepy and profound when it was just legs, but now it is complete and only awesomeness remains. Because giant robots (Gundams in particular) have bee

Screw cooking with gas, I wanna cook with lasers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/cookinginthefuture-1_kb2yw_17621.jpg" />When appliance heavyweight Electrolux has a design contest, you know there's going to be some cra

Gamestop now offering free DLC tracks for pre-ordering The Beatles: Rock Band

If you plan on pre-ordering The Beatles: Rock Band then allow me to I suggest you do so with Gamestop. No, I was not paid to say this, but I think it’s a pretty good considering they will throw in t

The New ShopSavvy: Faster, Bigger, Stronger

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/picture-111-300x268-215x192.png" width="215" height="192" />The development house <a href="http://www.biggu.com/">Big In Japan</a> has just ro

Demo: FireFox 3.5 Treats Videos Like Web Pages. Why Can't Flash Do That?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/firefox-35-214x165.jpg" width="214" height="165" /> Mike Beltzner, the director of Firefox, was in New York City today and dropped by my offi

CrunchDeals: Ultrasone headphones 40% off

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/hfi_680_closed_300dpi_4c.jpg" />You may remember the Ultrasone headphones we've reviewed occasionally here on CrunchGear. Well, if the pa

Sony: PSP Go price is juuust right

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/goldpsp.jpg" />While we certainly don't think that companies should just drop their prices when bloggers like us whine about it, the PSP

TechCrunch Berlin After-party @Soundcloud

The TechCrunch Berlin event is tomorrow and, to be frank, we screwed up. We should have realised that we’d need a lot of space to house all the people who wanted to come, especially since Berlin

John Stewart takes on Twitter and CNN

http://www.hulu.com/embed/iLB11_SeXcMAAzegVz3alA/466/595 Last week Conan poked fun at Twitter. Now Jon Stewart is taking his turn by stating that CNN using Twitter and Facebook constantly is desperati
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