New Dune Books Resume Story

Best-selling author Kevin J. Anderson told SCI FI Wire that he and Brian Herbert based the sequel novels Hunters of Dune and the forthcoming Sandworms of Dune on notes for Dune 7 written by Brian’s father, Dune creator Frank Herbert, prior to his 1986 death.

Best-selling author Kevin J. Anderson told SCI FI Wire that he and Brian Herbert based the sequel novels Hunters of Dune and the forthcoming Sandworms of Dune on notes for Dune 7 written by Brian's father, Dune creator Frank Herbert, prior to his 1986 death.

$15 Billion Wireless Auction Set for Tomorrow

90MHz of spectrum goes on the auction block tomorrow as the FCC begins one of the largest spectrum auctions in its history. Up for grabs are licenses to the 1710-1755MHz and 2110-2155MHz bands—prime real estate for companies eager to jump into wireless services.

90MHz of spectrum goes on the auction block tomorrow as the FCC begins one of the largest spectrum auctions in its history. Up for grabs are licenses to the 1710-1755MHz and 2110-2155MHz bands—prime real estate for companies eager to jump into wireless services.

EU Domain Dream in Disarray

Intended as a tool to help foster greater European unity, the new dot-eu domain produces a bitter fight between trademark holders and alleged cybersquatters over coveted addresses.

Intended as a tool to help foster greater European unity, the new dot-eu domain produces a bitter fight between trademark holders and alleged cybersquatters over coveted addresses.

Seed: Plan B: The behind-the-counter over-the-counter pill?

Three and a half years after the original application to make the morning-after birth control pill (Plan-B) available without a prescription, the FDA continues to stall.

Three and a half years after the original application to make the morning-after birth control pill (Plan-B) available without a prescription, the FDA continues to stall.

Plan B: The behind-the-counter over-the-counter pill?

Three and a half years after the original application to make the morning-after birth control pill (Plan-B) available without a prescription, the FDA continues to stall.

Three and a half years after the original application to make the morning-after birth control pill (Plan-B) available without a prescription, the FDA continues to stall.

Bacteria May Have Eaten Through Alaskan Oil Pipe

The unexpected prime suspects for the corrosion that threatens to cut off 8% of US oil production are bacteria that colonise the sludge that collects in pipes.

The unexpected prime suspects for the corrosion that threatens to cut off 8% of US oil production are bacteria that colonise the sludge that collects in pipes.

Microsoft: No Virtual PC for Intel-based Macs

Microsoft has decided not to move forward with a version of Virtual PC for the Intel-based Macintosh, and will also be discontinuing support of Visual Basic scripting in the next version of Office for Mac, the company said.

Microsoft has decided not to move forward with a version of Virtual PC for the Intel-based Macintosh, and will also be discontinuing support of Visual Basic scripting in the next version of Office for Mac, the company said.

The Myth of the Living-Room PC

t’s not just Apple that’s failed to invade the living room. Computer makers have been trying to find space next to the couch for years, but so far all of these attacks have been repulsed.

It's not just Apple that's failed to invade the living room. Computer makers have been trying to find space next to the couch for years, but so far all of these attacks have been repulsed.