Archive: 04/1/2009

Global outlook for IT, jobs in difficult times

Craig Mundie, Microsoft chief research and strategy officer, took a break from the company's Government Leaders Forum -- Americas on Wednesday to discuss global competitiveness, technology and government IT spending.

dateApr 01, 2009 in Business
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Is India the future for tech?

The recent hubbub about cloud computing -- how to define it and where it's heading -- has me wondering something. What about India?

dateApr 01, 2009 in Business
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It's the year of the terabyte

I remember my first hard drive. Back then, getting a hard drive for your computer was tantamount to a rite of passage. It meant that you no longer had to struggle inserting floppy discs with their limited capacities and ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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YouTube blocks music videos on German site

German music fans hoping to catch their idols' latest hits on video-sharing website YouTube are set for disappointment after the site on Wednesday blocked certain music videos over a licensing dispute.

dateApr 01, 2009 in Internet
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'Squeezing' light into quantum dots

(PhysOrg.com) -- “Quantum wells have been instrumental in telecommunications, enabling light amplification,” Patanjali Kambhampati tells PhysOrg.com, “but theory has suggested that a very small - colloidal - quantu ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Quantum Physics feature
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Doctors identify patients at high risk of C. difficile

Doctors have developed and validated a clinical prediction rule for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection that was simple, reliable and accurate, and can be used to identify high-risk patients most likely t ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Cancer
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Ants can learn to forage on one-way trails

Ant trails fascinate children and scientists alike. With so many ants traveling in both directions, meeting and contacting one another, carrying their loads and giving the impression that they have a sense of urgency and ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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