Watch This $40 Million Gas Platform Sink to the Bottom of the Sea

Installing an off-shore gas platform can be a tricky proposition. Things can go very wrong. That's exactly what happened with this $40 million Iranian platform was being installed in the Persian Gulf. For as terrifying as the footage is, there were no reported casualties; looks like everyone knew how to swim. Still,… » 2/03/13 3:22pm 2/03/13 3:22pm

Future Looks Shaky for Open-Source LiMo Foundation

The other open-source platform that sprung up around the same time as Android isn't doing so well. Vodafone's two handsets, built by Samsung, failed on the market according to reports (and the fact that no-one seems to know a soul who actually bought one), but now it's thought that even the handset partners are… » 8/04/10 5:45am 8/04/10 5:45am

Aphrodite Project Techie Hooker Platforms Re-emerge at Digital Life

We've heard about the Aphrodite Project before, where hooker platform shoes go high-tech in addition to alot of other arty stuff. The shoes first appeared in a show in New York last May and also surfaced at Siggraph graphics fest last summer. Now, they've re-appeared at Digital Life in New York, and pictures from… » 9/28/06 9:41am 9/28/06 9:41am