Archive: 08/19/2005

Chondrules younger than thought

A University of Toronto scientist has found unexpectedly "young" material in meteorites, a discovery that breaks open current theory the early solar system.

Aug 19, 2005
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VoIP plan to link universities for free

The Robertson Education Empowerment Foundation announced Friday the launch of a VoIP telecom initiative that will link university phone systems for free.

Aug 19, 2005
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Mobile gaming doubles

According to Ziff Davis Media's annual "Digital Gaming in America" survey, cell-phone gaming continued its meteoric rise in 2005.

Aug 19, 2005
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SAMSUNG Unveils Symbian-based Smartphones in Europe

Samsung Electronics announced the launch of the company's first Symbian OS-based smartphones (model: SGH-D720 / SGH-D730) for the European market. This marks Samsung's full-fledged entry into the European smartphone ...

Aug 19, 2005
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Smithsonian scientists accused of ID smear

A government agency has accused scientists at Washington's Smithsonian Institution of smearing a biologist who published a paper on intelligent design.

Aug 19, 2005
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New uses for Blackberrrys, PDAs soon

Phil Hammond carries a PalmOne Treo personal digital assistant with him almost all the time. "It's like carrying my office in my pocket -- I can get my e-mail, my contact list, my notes, even my combination to my locker at ...

Aug 19, 2005
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Kids walking to, from school are healthier

Children who walk to school have higher overall daily physical activity levels compared with those who travel by car, bus or train, a British study says.

Aug 19, 2005
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Swedes bringing faster Internet to U.K.

Great Britain is expected to soon approve a new generation of broadband offered by a Swedish ISP that is capable of speeds of 24 Mbps.

Aug 19, 2005
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Discovery Set for Return to Kennedy Space Center

NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery ferry flight departs no earlier than Friday morning, Aug. 19, and arrives at KSC no earlier than 5:30 p.m. EDT, Saturday. Live coverage of Discovery's departure and arrival will ...

Aug 19, 2005
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