Archive: 05/02/2011

World's smallest atomic clock on sale

(PhysOrg.com) -- A matchbook-sized atomic clock 100 times smaller than its commercial predecessors has been created by a team of researchers at Symmetricom Inc. Draper Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories.

dateMay 02, 2011 in General Physics
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OMG: Tweets, Facebook welcome in Mass. courtroom

(AP) -- When the camera switches on in one of the busiest courtrooms in Massachusetts, murder arraignments, traffic and drug cases heard there will become fodder for a new experiment: how bloggers and other citizen journalists ...

dateMay 02, 2011 in Internet
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Filthy toilets a blight on Asian prosperity

Fast-growing Asian economies may be flush with money but filthy toilets remain a blight across the region despite rising standards of living, with dire effects on poverty reduction and public health.

dateMay 02, 2011 in Health
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Group buying sites boost e-commerce in Asia

Innovative "group buying" sites offering bargains on everything from meals to travel packages are catching on in Asia as companies harness the power of social media to influence consumer behaviour.

dateMay 02, 2011 in Internet
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Blogger 'tweets' attack on Osama bin Laden

An IT consultant in the Pakistan city of Abbottabad was an Internet celebrity on Monday after unwittingly providing a real-time account of the attack that killed Osama bin Laden.

dateMay 02, 2011 in Internet
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