Archive: 07/19/2005

Is Ningbo Bird's goose cooked?

Ningbo Bird, China's top domestic mobile handset seller, is one of several firms facing intensified competition as the stakes have been raised in the country's high-tech market. China is the largest mobile phone market in ...

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Liverpool scientists to develop space robots with NASA

Scientists from the Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science (RIACS) at NASA and the University of Liverpool are working together to develop robotic systems used in space that will reduce the need for human space ...

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Computer sales not leading to profits

For computer manufacturers, the latest report confirming a surge in global demand for personal computers should have been heartening, but one of the biggest beneficiaries of the seemingly insatiable appetite worldwide for ...

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Autonomous undersea robot developed

University of Hawaii scientists say they are close to completing the nation's first autonomous robotic vehicle for deep-ocean work.

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First RFID system with UHF technology successfully in operation

Cinram, leader vendor of pre-recorded CDs and DVDs, and Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) have jointly implemented an RFID (radio frequency identification) solution in the UHF (ultra high frequency) range. To optimize supply ...

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JVC Introduces Hard Disk Camcorders

Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) announced the release of three new models in the Everio Series of hard disk camcorders, the world's first* collection of camcorders to use built-in hard disk drives as ...

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Leading position reinforced for 3rd generation mobile networks

In their latest study, the market researchers at the MultiMedia Research Institute affirm Siemens/NEC's No. 1 market position in the field of 3G/WCDMA: over 30 percent of 3G base stations (Node Bs) used commercially worldwide ...

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Expedition 11 redocks Soyuz Spacecraft

Expedition 11 Commander Sergei Krikalev and Flight Engineer John Phillips left the Space Station today and moved their Soyuz spacecraft from one docking port to another.

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R&D 100 Award for Developing a Novel Radiation Detector

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Kansas State University and Yinnel Tech, Inc., of South Bend, Indiana, have won a 2005 R&D 100 Award for developing a highly efficient, low-cost radiation ...

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Space shuttle problem still unresolved

NASA officials Tuesday said they had not determined the cause of a fuel tank sensor problem that aborted the launch of the space shuttle Discovery.

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States create voluntary online tax system

Beginning Oct. 1, at least 18 states will collect taxes from online sales voluntarily, offering a year of amnesty to companies that have not reported on online transactions in the past.

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