Archive: 09/07/2005

Survey shows VoIP unfamiliar to Americans

A new survey shows a significant lack of understanding of Voice over Internet Protocol telephone technology and capabilities among American consumers.

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Demand for wireless networks growing

Demand for wireless sensor networking is growing and deployments are accelerating, according to a recently published report by ON World.

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Poll: U.S. women love iPod, hate Xbox

A new survey says American women see iPods as must-haves among electronics gadgets but frown upon game stations, particularly if they belong to their mates.

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Brazil plans semiconductor fabrication hub

Brazil has announced plans to build a semiconductor manufacturing cluster in the state of Minas Gerais that will turn out analog and mixed-signal wafers.

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The Web: Searching for survivors online

The New Orleans Police and the Louisiana National Guard have an electronic ally in their search for survivors of Hurricane Katrina: the Internet, experts tell UPI's The Web. Individuals are using the Web to search for los ...

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Spitzer and Deep Impact Build Recipe for Comet Soup

When Deep Impact smashed into comet Tempel 1 on July 4, 2005, it released the ingredients of our solar system's primordial "soup." Now, astronomers using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Deep Impact ...

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Origins of life

Calculations favor reducing atmosphere for early earth. Was Miller-Urey experiment correct? Using primitive meteorites called chondrites as their models, earth and planetary scientists at Washington University in St. Lou ...

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Apple Introduces iPod nano

Apple introduced the iPod nano, a revolutionary full-featured iPod that holds 1,000 songs yet is thinner than a standard #2 pencil and less than half the size of competitive players. The iPod nano features ...

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Ultrathin films promise a multitude of uses

Imagine a special coating that can be applied to any of a number of surfaces. With its application, carpets, furniture and clothing become super-resistant to stains; automobile bodies are impermeable to water and rust; stents ...

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