Archive: 03/15/2006

Tech ed key to Qatar's post-oil growth

Perhaps no one in Qatar is aware of the fact that the country's energy wealth will run out sooner or later than its leader, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani. Described by some as a benevolent dictator, the emir has taken ...

Mar 15, 2006 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Microsoft looks to StepUI

In the midst of this year's recent TechFest, an internal event where Microsoft demonstrated over 150 internal projects currently in development, the world's largest software company proved it could take a step in a new direction. ...

Mar 15, 2006 3.4 / 5 (9) 0

New sensor will help guarantee freshness

Grocers, florists and even pharmacists may soon have a better way to monitor the quality of the products they get from suppliers: a sensor that will tell how long before a product spoils or passes its expiration ...

Mar 15, 2006 2.5 / 5 (2) 0

The Web: Wagering on 'March Madness'

This spring, the annual ritual of the NCAA basketball tournament -- colloquially known as "March Madness" -- begins once again. Online, a similar, high-stakes rite commences once more too: gambling by fans ...

Mar 15, 2006 5 / 5 (1) 0