Archive: 17/01/2011

Revelations about Galileo, Bruno, and aliens

The Catholic Church and scientists have a history of clashing, but according to Vatican astronomers, some of the stories of Church persecution are distortions of the truth – more gossip than Gospel.

dateJan 17, 2011 in Other
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Italy antitrust closes probe into Google

Italy's antitrust authority on Monday closed a probe into Google for alleged abuse of its market position, saying it accepted pledges made by the search engine to provide greater transparency.

dateJan 17, 2011 in Internet
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India software giant TCS profits up 30%

India's largest software exporter Tata Consultancy Services on Monday said profits rose nearly 30 percent in the third quarter, beating forecasts, as outsourcing orders strengthened.

dateJan 17, 2011 in Business
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Apple's Jobs taking another medical leave

Apple co-founder and chief executive Steve Jobs announced he was taking another medical leave of absence on Monday, reviving questions about the future of the global technology powerhouse.

dateJan 17, 2011 in Business
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BlackBerry agrees to filter out porn in Indonesia

(AP) -- The maker of BlackBerry promised Indonesia on Monday it will meet the country's request to filter out pornographic content on its smartphones in the next four days, according to a government spokesman.

dateJan 17, 2011 in Business
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Physicists take new look at the atom

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way to measure how single atoms interact with a surface. Their findings help develop nanotechnology and test new theories about the internal structure ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in General Physics
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Controlled heating of gold nanoparticles

Tiny gold particles are good for transferring heat and could be a promising tool for creating localized heating in, for example, a living cell. In new experiments, German researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have measured ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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