Archive: 03/18/2011

Is space like a chessboard?

( -- Physicists at UCLA set out to design a better transistor and ended up discovering a new way to think about the structure of space.

dateMar 18, 2011 in General Physics
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Samsung unit fined $32 mn for price-fixing

A unit of Korean conglomerate Samsung was fined $32 million dollars for involvement in an Asian price fixing ring for a key computer monitor component, the US Justice Department said Friday.

dateMar 18, 2011 in Business
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iPads fuel flight of paperless planes

Tablet computers such as the iPad are revolutionizing aircraft cockpits as tens of thousands of private pilots bring the powerful mini-computers into planes. Several of the nation's largest airlines are poised to follow ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Business
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