Archive: 08/17/2005

Universal Music Group Joins Blu-ray Disc Association

Universal Music Group (UMG) has joined the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) as a contributing member. The addition of Universal Music Group to the BDA's current lineup of more than 140 leading companies in the ...

Aug 17, 2005
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No foolproof way to beat virus attack for now

Microsoft continues to be the prime target for those intent on wrecking havoc in cyberspace, but for now the software giant argues that only it can save users from computer-virus attacks.

Aug 17, 2005
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Russia schedules Clipper spacecraft launch

The first unmanned flight of Russia's Clipper space shuttle has reportedly been set for 2011, with the first manned flight scheduled for 2012.

Aug 17, 2005
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NASA Successfully Completes Solid Rocket Motor Test

NASA's Space Shuttle program successfully fired its first Production Rate Motor Tuesday, Aug. 16, at a Utah test facility. The two-minute static, or stationary, firing of the rocket motor was performed at ATK Thiokol, an ...

Aug 17, 2005
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Nanotechnology in China is focusing on innovations and new products

Hkc22.com, Beijing just released a new study about nanotechnology developments in china from 2005 to 2010 and 2015. China is now one of the world leaders in terms of its number of newly registered nanotechnology firms, nanotechnology ...

Aug 17, 2005
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Toshiba Develops High Performance Microprocessor Core

'MeP-h1'is the World's First 1GHz Configurable Processor Toshiba Corporation announced that it has developed a new high-end processor core, MeP-h1, the first configurable microprocessor to achieve a 1GHz clock speed. The ...

Aug 17, 2005
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Researchers Carve with Electricity at the Nanometer Scale

By applying electric current through a thin film of oil molecules, engineers have developed a new method to precisely carve arrays of tiny holes only 10 nanometers wide into sheets of gold. The new system, called Electric ...

Aug 17, 2005
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Microwavable chips for wireless communication

A recent EU project designed and developed a new demonstrator microchip that will dramatically cut the cost of producing new wireless products and could mean that a whole range of existing products will be enabled for wireless ...

Aug 17, 2005
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Saturn’s rings have own atmosphere

Data from the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini spacecraft indicate that Saturn's majestic ring system has its own atmosphere - separate from that of the planet itself.

Aug 17, 2005
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New arrangement for supercomputer time

The IBM Corp.'s most powerful computer will reportedly now be used for industrial and academic, as well as scientific, research.

Aug 17, 2005
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