Archive: 2/09/2010

Melding Wi-Fi with digital TV 'white space'

Rice University researchers have won a $1.8 million federal grant for one of the nation's first, real-world tests of wireless communications technology that uses a broad spectral range -- including dormant broadcast television ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Telecom
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Businesses see advantage in green buildings

The Subway sandwich shop on Chicago's State Street may look like any other new restaurant, but its tile, crown molding and most wall coverings are made from recycled materials. In the bathroom, sensors control water flow, ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Environment
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Google, Skype targeted in India security crackdown

(AP) -- India has widened its security crackdown, asking all companies that provide encrypted communications - not just BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion - to install servers in the country to make it easier for the government ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Business
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Study reveals capsaicin can act as cocarcinogen

The September cover story of the nation's leading cancer journal, Cancer Research, features a new study from The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, that links capsaicin, a component of chili peppers, to skin cancer. ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Cancer
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Safety cultures in EMS agencies vary widely, study finds

A survey of emergency medical services (EMS) agencies from across the country found wide variation in perceptions of workplace safety culture—providing a tool that might point to potential patient safety threats, according ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Other
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Interview: UN telecoms chief urges data sharing

(AP) -- BlackBerry's Canadian manufacturer should give law enforcement agencies around the world access to its customer data, the U.N. technology chief said, adding that governments have legitimate security concerns that ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Telecom
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