Archive: 03/10/2006

India says no to Google Earth's peering

Concerned over distinct satellite images of its strategic installations that Google makes available online, India has decided to mask some of the sensitive images itself.

Mar 10, 2006 4.5 / 5 (22) 0

Wal-Mart to sell Verizon prepaid wireless

Verizon Wireless further entrenched itself in the battle for prepaid wireless phone customers Thursday, announcing that their INpulse pay-as-you-go service is now available at all U.S. Wal-Mart stores.

Mar 10, 2006 2.6 / 5 (27) 0

A new digital revolution

The rise of digital music may spell not just the death knell of the CD, but also a revolution in the way music is actually produced.

Mar 10, 2006 3.4 / 5 (7) 0

Globe Talk: Vodafone's sayonara problems

The deal is not yet sealed, but expectations that Vodafone will abandon operating in Japan have already been welcomed by industry analysts. But while retreating from the competitive Japanese market might be a smart move on ...

Mar 10, 2006 3 / 5 (3) 0

Wireless World: Stop, diamond thief!

An aspiring diamond thief takes a job at a jewelry company's warehouse, surreptitiously planning to scam his employer out of some of its lucrative inventory over the coming months. It's apparently a common confidence trickster ...

Mar 10, 2006 3.7 / 5 (10) 0

Identifying gems and minerals on Earth and on Mars

It'll be a snap to identify gemstones once Robert Downs finishes his library of spectral fingerprints for all the Earth's minerals. Downs is almost halfway there. So far, the associate professor of geosciences ...

Mar 10, 2006 4.3 / 5 (12) 0