Archive: 02/01/2012

Judge allows SC Twitter lawsuit go move forward

(AP) -- A South Carolina company's lawsuit accusing a former employee of costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost business when he took Twitter followers can go forward, a federal judge has ruled.

Feb 01, 2012
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A mighty revealing mouse

Ten years ago, when Prof. Neville Pillay first started investigating the semi-desert-dwelling African striped mouse or Rhabdomys in the Goegap Nature Reserve near Springbok, Northern Cape, he never anticipated ...

Feb 01, 2012
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Apps for day-to-day work

Games, e-mails and around-the-clock Internet access – smartphones are making the information culture an even more prominent part of everyday life. Businesses and employers are also increasingly relying ...

Feb 01, 2012
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Image: Crack discovered in Pine Island Glacier

(PhysOrg.com) -- In mid-October 2011, NASA scientists working in Antarctica discovered a massive crack across the Pine Island Glacier, a major ice stream that drains the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Extending ...

Feb 01, 2012
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Canada looks to the future in space

When it comes to space, the first thing most people think of is NASA. Or Russia and the European Space Agency, or even more recently, countries like China and Japan. In the public eye, Canada has tended to ...

Feb 01, 2012
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An electronic green thumb

If sensors are supposed to communicate with each other to compare the measured data and to secure them, then, in the future, a network of distributed sensor nodes will aid in that: the network ensures a problem-free communication ...

Feb 01, 2012
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Indiana launches new ultra-high-speed network

Indiana is the first state to launch a high-speed 100-gigabits-per-second (Gbps) network link dedicated to research and education. The new network, named Monon100, is 10 times faster than the current network link. With it, ...

Feb 01, 2012
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