Archive: 10/18/2005

China telecoms feel foreign competition

Perhaps no other industry is as global and dynamic as the mobile telecommunications industry these days, as multinationals jostle for the top spot in providing better services to more subscribers in more countries. So while ...

Oct 18, 2005
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Cisco adds security to switches, wireless

Cisco Systems will reportedly announce Tuesday it has added a new security layer to its wireless and switching products in order to better protect networks.

Oct 18, 2005
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HP, Cingular launch mobile pocket PC

Hewlett Packard and Cingular Wireless launched Tuesday a pocket-sized personal computer that is compatible with Cingular's high-speed network.

Oct 18, 2005
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Venus Express set for liftoff

On 26th October the European Space Agency's Venus Express spacecraft is scheduled to launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan en route to Earth's closest planetary neighbour - the ultimate "greenhouse" ...

Oct 18, 2005
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New Haven: a city that 'really got it'

New Haven, Conn., may become a model for other U.S. cities wishing to lower their energy costs as natural gas, oil and electricity prices soar.

Oct 18, 2005
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'Intelligent design' trial in fourth week

An intelligent design activist has told a Harrisburg, Pa., federal court the concept is scientific and not a religious option for the theory of evolution.

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CIA invests in no-fuel power generators

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is reportedly investing in a power unit that can generate substantial electrical energy without using any fuel.

Oct 18, 2005
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Nano World: Technique peers under surfaces

Scientists can now spot microscopic defects hidden inside any material and parasites within cells using a new imaging method that can peer through surfaces to see buried objects nanometers in size, experts told UPI's Nano ...

Oct 18, 2005
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Two-Tone Molecular Printing

Nanopipette with two chambers produces microstructures made of biomolecules. The emblem of the Cambridge University, a portrait of scientist Isaac Newton, rendered in microscale as a colorful, fluorescing image: are British re ...

Oct 18, 2005
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Advances in wireless biosensor technology

Led by Professor Jukka Lekkala, the Wireless research project is developing miniscule subcutaneous sensors, which can be used to monitor, for example, the function of the heart or prosthetic joints even over long periods ...

Oct 18, 2005
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New equation helps unravel behavior of turbulence

To most people, turbulence is the jolt felt by jet passengers moving through a rough pocket of air. But to scientists, turbulence is the chaotic flow of a gas or liquid, in which parts of the current curl into irregular, ...

Oct 18, 2005
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