Archive: 02/17/2006

Unique exhibit provides glimpse of robotic future

Picture a computer with no keyboard, mouse or monitor... just projected light, and a space that behaves like magic. But this is no figment of the imagination. It is Robot Ships, a unique exhibit, designed and produced by ...

Feb 17, 2006
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Princeton professor foresees computer science revolution

At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Bernard Chazelle, professor of computer science at Princeton University, plans to issue a call to arms for his profession, challenging ...

Feb 17, 2006
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Thinking too hard may not help

Complicated decisions might be best left to the unconscious mind because thinking too hard may lead to bad choices, a Dutch study found.

Feb 17, 2006
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New method may help optimize light-emitting semiconductors

Physicists at JILA have demonstrated an ultrafast laser technique for "seeing" once-hidden electronic behavior in semiconductors, which eventually could be useful in more predictable design of optoelectronic ...

Feb 17, 2006
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Big GSA telecom contract moves to round 2

The four teams vying for the federal government's huge Networx Universal communications contract have passed the first round of evaluations.

Feb 17, 2006
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Wireless World: $30 billion in TV phones

The content isn't quite up to the level of Kiefer Sutherland's anti-terrorist, noir drama "24" just yet, but mobile TV enabled telephones are nonetheless poised for massive market growth, and experts tell United Press International's ...

Feb 17, 2006
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King Controls Sues KVH for Patent Infringement

For the second time in eight months, King Controls, a leading manufacturer of mobile satellite antenna systems for land and marine markets, has filed a patent suit against KVH Industries, Inc.

Feb 17, 2006
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Windy City WiFi proposals solicited

The city of Chicago plans to seek proposals for a citywide WiFi system that would be built without taxpayer funds.

Feb 17, 2006
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