Archive: 08/15/2011

Internal maps help fruit bats navigate

GPS technology can make our travels easier and more efficient. But for many animals, the ability to successfully navigate a landscape is not just a matter of convenience – their very survival depends ...

Aug 15, 2011
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Concert experiments with all-mobile ticketing

(AP) -- A recent concert featuring the dance duo LMFAO and rapper/producer Swizz Beatz seemed like a typical summer concert. But the fans who attended were actually taking part in an experiment in mobile ...

Aug 15, 2011
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North Sea oil leak biggest in decade: Britain

An oil spill from a platform off Scotland in the North Sea is the biggest in the region in a decade, the British government said Monday as energy giant Shell battled to close off the leak completely.

Aug 15, 2011
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Motorola buy a blow to Google's Android partners

Google's Android partners welcomed the Internet giant's $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility on Monday but the move may force the handset makers to rethink their strategies, analysts said. ...

Aug 15, 2011
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BART ready for renewed protests after cyber attack

(AP) -- San Francisco's mass transit system prepared for renewed protests Monday, a day after hackers angry over blocked cell phone service at some transit stations broke into a website and posted company ...

Aug 15, 2011
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New device exposes explosive vapors

Decades after the bullets have stopped flying, wars can leave behind a lingering danger: landmines that maim civilians and render land unusable for agriculture. Minefields are a humanitarian disaster throughout the world, ...

Aug 15, 2011
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