Metaplace builds a different architecture for virtual worlds.
A new standard aims to help users pass information between Web services without sharing full access to their identities.
A new product from Swarmcast monitors data flow to optimize video quality.
Adobe's AIR allows applications to bridge the Web and desktop.
The failure of a highly anticipated, multiplayer game shows the limits of academic virtual worlds.
The W3C hopes that its new tool will help developers build websites that will work well on any device, be it a phone or a video-game console.
A company called Kiva Systems is speeding up Internet orders with robotic systems that are modeled on random-access computer memory.
Second Life's new search tool helps users find 3-D objects.