Archive: 09/13/2005

Apple Updates Xserve RAID

Apple today updated its Xserve RAID storage system, a 3U high-availability, rack storage system to deliver a massive 7 terabytes of storage capacity at the industry’s most aggressive price of just $1.86 per GB. Apple also ...

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Smart computers to be a fact of life: expert

A shopping mall where advertisements address you by name. A car that suggests you stop when you're passing a venue where your favourite band is about to go on stage. A house that anticipates your homecoming, even though you ...

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Mars Express instrument under investigation

ESA has started a technical investigation into the Planetary Fourier Spectrometer (PFS) on board Mars Express, after a problem developed in the instrument a few months ago.

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Tiny avalanche photodiodes target bioterrorism agents

After the anthrax attacks in the United States in 2001 the threat of a larger and more deadly bioterrorism attack -- perhaps from smallpox, plague or tularemia -- became very real. But the ability to detect such biological ...

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DR Congo hippos face extinction

Hippopotamuses living in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo reportedly are facing extinction.

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View from the Top: Banks and security

The world's leading banking executives gathered last week in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the SIBOS tradeshow, a slick and well-attended annual meeting sponsored by banking network provider Swift. While most businesspeople have ...

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Garmin To Provide GPS Applications For Mobile Phone Users

Garmin International, a unit of Garmin, has announced that Garmin Mobile - a new suite of applications delivering maps, directions, and turn-by-turn navigation - will be offered by Sprint Nextel on select handsets.

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Deciphering Mars: Follow The Water

Why do we have such a longstanding fascination with Mars? Very simply put, it's about life. The search for life elsewhere in our solar system has been a major driver for exploring Mars, pretty much since we ...

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