Archive: 10/20/2005

Google reports $1.6B in 3Q revenue

It is often joked lately that search titan Google Inc. may someday -- perhaps someday soon -- rule the world. It is the center of much of the Internet world in terms of the sheer number of people who use it, and with its ...

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Hurricanes not stealing mobile's thunder

Mobile-phone companies are enjoying something of a renaissance, with industry giant Motorola reporting record earnings in the latest quarter. But while industry analysts are broadly upbeat about the sector's outlook into ...

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URI to develop 'lab-on-a-chip' technology

Imagine an entire biotechnology laboratory reduced to the size of a pea and placed on a computer chip. While not yet a reality, that technology for detecting small particles in micrometer-sized channels – called microfluidics ...

Oct 20, 2005 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Ultrafast lasers take 'snapshots' as atoms collide

Using laser pulses that last just 70 femtoseconds (quadrillionths of a second), physicists have observed in greater detail than ever before what happens when atoms collide. The experiments at JILA, a joint ...

Oct 20, 2005 2 / 5 (2) 0

Sunny Future for Nanocrystal Solar Cells

Imagine a future in which the rooftops of residential homes and commercial buildings can be laminated with inexpensive, ultra-thin films of nano-sized semiconductors that will efficiently convert sunlight ...

Oct 20, 2005 4.4 / 5 (13) 0

Philips’ partnerships boost HDTV in Europe

Working hard to deliver the true promise of HDTV to consumers, Philips in the last two weeks announced two more strategic partnerships to boost HDTV take-up in Europe. The announcements come hot on the heels of the news that ...

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