Archive: 12/14/2012

Was the Arab Spring a false one?

he Arab Spring has turned to winter. A year after protests, demonstrations and uprisings rocked the Arab world, hopes for peaceful transitions and free elections are fading in Egypt, Libya, and especially Syria, while elsewhere ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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weLearn application supports learning

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a free e-learning application called weLearn for Android tablets. The easy-to-use cloud service is designed to support and enliven learning by expanding the learning ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Cutting light with a comb

(Phys.org)—Quantum physicists from ETH Zurich have discovered special properties in a laser, thanks to which portable devices can be built to analyse gases and liquids accurately and reliably in the future.

dateDec 14, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Apple kicks SMS scam fraudsters to the curb

(Phys.org)—Just what you never wanted. Mac-based malware, just ponder that phrase alone, not Windows-based but Mac-based, that tricks users into paying subscription fees. The malware masquerades as an installer ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Software weblog
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