Archive: 08/18/2011

Unsociable networks

Innovation and high-tech "clusters" inspired by the success of Silicon Valley in the United States are, ironically, struggling to get much social networking out of the scientists who inhabit them, a new study ...

dateAug 18, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Bending light the 'wrong' way

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have tried this with sophisticated meta-materials, but at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) it has now been done with simple metals; materials with a negative refractive ...

dateAug 18, 2011 in General Physics
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China Mobile 1H profit rises to $9.6 billion

(AP) -- China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone company by subscribers, said Thursday its first-half profit rose 6.3 percent as sales were boosted by greater usage of mobile Internet devices.

dateAug 18, 2011 in Telecom
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