Archive: 10/03/2005

Report: NTL may buy UK cable firm Telewest

A potential shakeup in the British cable market was under way Monday as NTL moved to acquire fellow operator Telewest in a deal valued at over $4 billion.

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Report: Telfonica to buy Dutch telecom KPN

Spain's Telefonica de Espana has reportedly made an offer to acquire Dutch telecom KPN NV for $24 billion in a move to expand its reach in Europe.

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Cloud obscures annular eclipse

Clouds obscured an annular eclipse for most sky-gazers across Europe and Asia Monday as the moon passed in front of the sun.

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Sharp's New LCD Offers Industry's Highest Contrast Ratio

Sharp Corporation has developed a "Mega-Contrast" Advanced Super View Premium LCD that defies conventional wisdom to deliver an unprecedented contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 the highest level in the industry.

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Paper, plastic or digital? Technology is changing shopping

The past few years have seen the advent of new technologies that may completely change the way people shop and how retailers interact with their customers. For consumers, that could mean having a store offer recipes as soon ...

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12th ISS Crew Arrives at Space Station

The Soyuz spacecraft with the 12th international space station crew, Commander William McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev, docked with the orbiting laboratory at 1:27 a.m. EDT Monday. With them was ...

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Tenth Planet Has a Moon

Scientists are over the moon at the W.M. Keck Observatory and the California Institute of Technology over a new discovery of a satellite orbiting the Solar System's 10th planet (2003 UB313). The newly discovered moon orbits ...

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NASA Selects Team To Build Lunar Lander

NASA's Deputy Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Doug Cooke announced Friday the selection of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala., and Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, ...

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Spirit Reaches True Summit

Spirit is healthy and has provided a spectacular view from the top of "Husband Hill." The rover has acquired numerous panoramas from both the navigation camera and panoramic camera. Spirit took coordinated observations with ...

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