Archive: 12/03/2009

Global crisis hits smartphone sales

Worldwide sales of hi-tech "smartphones" grew at their slowest pace yet in the fourth quarter of 2008 as the financial crisis hit demand, a research firm said Thursday.

dateMar 12, 2009 in Business
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Mars Orbiter's Computer Reboots Successfully

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter properly followed commands today to shut down and restart, a strategy by its engineers to clear any memory flaws accumulated in more than five years since Odyssey's last reboot. ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Space Exploration
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EBay admits more work ahead for marketplaces unit

(AP) -- EBay Inc. has been struggling to improve its online marketplace, and the company acknowledged Wednesday that it still has a long way to go. But eBay also highlighted the strength of its PayPal unit, predicting its ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Internet
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