Archive: 08/07/2013

Delays hang over Pakistan 3G lifeline

Pakistan's cash-strapped government has promised to sell 3G mobile telephone licences to raise revenue, match regional rivals and drive prosperity, but the process has been beset by delays.

dateAug 07, 2013 in Telecom
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Quasar observed in six separate light reflections

(Phys.org) —Quasars are active black holes—primarily from the early universe. Using a special method where you observe light that has been bent by gravity on its way through the universe, a group of physics ...

dateAug 07, 2013 in Astronomy
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University's website lets you keep track of sharks

One tiger shark, affectionately known as Harry Lindo, swam an unprecedented 27,000 miles in three years. A couple of others, a tiger and a shortfin mako, dove 3,000 feet deep. Others thrashed through the seas at up to 60 ...

dateAug 07, 2013 in Ecology
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Google wants to start a conversation

Search engine companies like Google, Microsoft and, to a lesser extent, Apple are trying their best to get users to stop typing in queries and to start using their voices to ask more conversational questions to perform searches ...

dateAug 07, 2013 in Internet
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