Archive: 05/19/2010

3G auction earns India 14.6 billion dollars

India's auction of 3G bandwidth for mobile telephone services ended Wednesday, with final bids earning the government close to 15 billion dollars -- double its own estimate.

May 19, 2010
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Mobile phone sales soar: study

Global mobile phone sales soared by 17 percent in the first quarter, driven by smartphone models, the Gartner tech industry research house said on Wednesday.

May 19, 2010
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New technique enables drug tests via exhaled breath

A new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet presents a new technique that makes drug testing possible through exhaled air for the first time. By examining people who had received emergency care for ...

May 19, 2010
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Military robots seen as lifesavers

(AP) -- On the outside, it looks like a normal SUV. But the prototype "autonomous robot car" - fitted with sensors and scanners, multifocal camera systems and powerful computers - might one day help avoid ...

May 19, 2010
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A warmer future for watersports (w/ Video)

Watersports enthusiasts will soon be able to surf in colder waters and keep warm for longer, thanks to The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and UK wetsuit manufacturer, Spartan.

May 19, 2010
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