Archive: 18/11/2005

Wireless World: Mobile game 'communities' emerge

Mobile-game providers are now deploying technology to create wireless "gaming communities," where players can interact with each other, all from their mobile phone, a promising telecom phenomenon that may make a $1 billion ...

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Globe Talk: Love it or hate it, VoIP is a must

Since eBay announced its decision to buy out Luxembourg-based Skype for $2.3 billion two months ago, it has become clear that Voice over Internet Protocol is not only here to stay, but that it has considerable potential to ...

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There was no such thing as hell on Earth

New Australian National University research is set to radically overturn the conventional wisdom that early Earth was a hellish planet barren of continents. An international research team led by Professor Mark Harrison of ...

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Physicists discover keys to improving magnet technology

Permanent magnets are important in a broad variety of commercial technologies, from car starters to alternators for wind power generation to computer hard drives. Researchers at the U.S. DOE's Argonne National Laboratory ...

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Scientists Discover How to Flip a Molecular Switch

A means for controlling single-molecule switches by engineering their design and surrounding environment has been developed by a research team led by scientists at Penn State, Rice University, and the University of Oregon.

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