Archive: 10/19/2005

China upset with Google's Taiwan map

Mainland media control over Chinese-language content took a blow Wednesday with state press claiming rage after Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet giant Google removed referrals to Taiwan as a province.

Oct 19, 2005
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Advocates crack printer identifier code

A privacy group says it cracked the code used by color printers to leave an identifying watermark on documents that can be traced by the U.S. government.

Oct 19, 2005
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Catering to the fashionista's phone needs

Gone are the days when the cell phone was used simply as a tool for conversation, and connectivity was the single-biggest factor in determining customer demand.

Oct 19, 2005
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Realtors join podcasting craze

Rock bands use them. Pornographers have made them too. Even politicians and governments are joining the craze. So while it may seem unusual at first, it's really only logical that Realtors may be the latest group joining ...

Oct 19, 2005
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Zone Labs debuts anti-spyware firewall

American security designer Zone Labs Wednesday launched what it hailed as the world's first spyware solution based on next-generation firewall technology.

Oct 19, 2005
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Study: Junk DNA is critically important

A University of California-San Diego scientist says genetic material derisively called "junk" DNA is important to an organism's evolutionary survival.

Oct 19, 2005
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Brits test balloon broadband relays

Engineers in Britain will be testing the ability of high-altitude balloons to relay high-speed broadband service.

Oct 19, 2005
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S&P sees solid mobile-phone outlook

Standard & Poor's said Wednesday most cell-phone manufacturers worldwide have a stable outlook for next year despite increased competition.

Oct 19, 2005
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Google drops Gmail name in U.K.

Gmail, the free e-mail service provided by search giant Google, changed its name to Google Mail for British users Wednesday after a trademark dispute.

Oct 19, 2005
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New Direction for Hydrogen Atom Transfers

In the annals of chemistry, there are many examples of hydrogen atoms moving from metals to carbon atoms. But no one has ever directly observed the reverse reaction — hydrogen atoms moving from carbon to a metal — until ...

Oct 19, 2005
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Motorola Introduces Next Generation of 3G Handsets

Motorola, Inc. today unveiled its next generation of 3G/UMTS mobile handsets - the Motorola RAZR V3x, the E770v and the E1070, which are launching first with operators in Europe and Asia.

Oct 19, 2005
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ASU professor to explore DNA based computing

Arizona State University School of Life Sciences professor Wayne Frasch was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Air Force Office of Science Research to fund ...

Oct 19, 2005
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Hubble Prospects For Resources on The Moon

America has always been a land of pioneers, from the first settlers to those who moved west in the 1800s. As they started their new lives in new places, these men and women had to learn to live off of the ...

Oct 19, 2005
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