Archive: 05/15/2006

Bill tackles so-called new piracy frontier

A new House bill seeks to further protect the music industry from piracy by limiting the ability to record digital radio broadcasts, singling out satellite radio industry competitors XM Radio and Sirius.

May 15, 2006
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Broadband seen feeling O2 heat soon

When it comes to phone services, European markets are often ahead of the curve, particularly when it comes to making the most out of mobile phones. Paying for parking or getting a drink from a vending machine via a mobile ...

May 15, 2006
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BBC interviews cabbie on media policy

In a case of mistaken identity, a London cab driver was pulled into a BBC television studio for a live interview about the Internet music business.

May 15, 2006
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Spitzer Spies Remnants of a Shy Star

Big stars usually aren't shy about anything, not even death. At the end of their lives, they throw explosive tantrums, called supernovae, flinging abundant amounts of hot gas and radiation into space. Remnants ...

May 15, 2006
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Study explores why boys are falling behind girls in school

Thirty years ago, boys, not girls, were the high performers in schools. Today, test scores, grades and dropout rates show boys are achieving at levels far below girls, and an international study that includes the University ...

May 15, 2006
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Taking on a New Shape

“It is seldom that you see a new stable structure appearing spontaneously in a completely symmetric environment,” explains Tomas Bohr, a physicist at the Technical University of Denmark. “Usually you ...

May 15, 2006 feature
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Farmers may become much more tech savvy

Changes in U.S. livestock identification requirements might soon make it necessary for farms of all sizes to become much more technologically advanced.

May 15, 2006
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