Citing 'Violent Threats,' SXSW Cancels Both Pro- and Anti-Gamergate Panels

A South by Southwest Interactive panel scheduled for March 2016 called “Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games” has been canceled, with the panelists saying they were told by SXSW organizers it was due to “numerous threats of violence.” A panel featuring pro-Gamergate speakers has also disappeared from the schedule.… »10/26/15 6:52pm10/26/15 6:52pm


Flexible Solar Panels Stack Cells on Sheets Printed Like OLEDs

Solar panels are finicky devices—they have to be specially mounted, angled, and presented with the precisely correct environmental conditions to function at capacity. The complexities make it hard for the technology to gain mainstream appeal. A German startup could change all that with flexible solar cells built using… »4/24/12 11:30am4/24/12 11:30am

Samsung Develops New 16:9 LCDs for Notebook, One with White LED Backlighting

Next week Samsung will unveil a trio of new LCD panels for notebooks. Two of them, at 18.4 inches and 16 inches have a 16:9 aspect ratio, while the third measures 15.4 inches and White-LED backlighting for picture clarity and power consumption. The 16:9ers go into production in the first half of 2008, expect the White… »10/17/07 3:32am10/17/07 3:32am