Archive: 10/15/2010

Solar-powered disaster relief

As water and fuel remained scarce in the weeks following the earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, one resource that relief teams could have used to help prevent dehydration literally surrounds the Caribbean ...

Oct 15, 2010
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Russian firms say not responsible for web piracy

Five of Russia's Internet giants have said they cannot be held responsible for copyright violations on their sites and urged rapid changes to outdated laws, in an unprecedented joint statement on Friday.

Oct 15, 2010
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Election unlikely to change US farm subsidies

(AP) -- Republicans might take control of Congress as they ride a wave of voter anger over deficit spending and big government, but experts who follow agriculture say they don't expect deep cuts in subsidies ...

Oct 15, 2010
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Introducing Japan’s new singing robot (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new humanoid robot, the HRP-4, has been unveiled at the CEATEC Japan 2010 trade show. The robot, nicknammed "diva-bot," has learned to sing by mimicking a human singer, enabling it to sound ...

Oct 15, 2010 report
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