Archive: 17/01/2012

India's HCL profit jumps 43%, shares gain

India's fourth-biggest software services firm, HCL, Tuesday posted a 43 percent jump in quarterly net profit, beating forecasts, thanks to stronger outsourcing demand and a weak rupee.

dateJan 17, 2012 in Business
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The world's slowest clock

( -- National Physical Laboratory is well known for having some of the fastest and most accurate clocks in the world, but now new research with the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre has led to ...

dateJan 17, 2012 in General Physics
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A new way of ranking universities

( -- An academic at the University of Hertfordshire has challenged the way university league tables are calculated and presents a radically different way of formulating university rankings in the UK, in a paper ...

dateJan 17, 2012 in Other
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Researchers light up Europe with LEDs

Novel light-source technology just got a big boost in Europe thanks to the ('Organic LED (light-emitting diode) lighting in European dimensions') project which tackled the challenge to develop the techniques needed ...

dateJan 17, 2012 in Engineering
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