Archive: 08/21/2012

Apple-Samsung smartphone clash heads to jury

The mammoth Apple-Samsung patent trial went to the jury Tuesday, setting the stage for a verdict that could have huge implications for the hot market in smartphones and tablet computers.

Aug 21, 2012
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NASA sees an active tropical Atlantic again

The Atlantic Ocean is kicking into high gear with low pressure areas that have a chance at becoming tropical depressions, storms and hurricanes. Satellite imagery from NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have ...

Aug 21, 2012
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Apps now key to small-business savings

Theater design consultant Joshua Allen doesn't routinely travel the country with a laptop for work anymore. The Apple iPad has become Allen's go-to traveling companion. "At first I was hesitant," he said. But then, "My bag ...

Aug 21, 2012
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Hands-on supercomputing

Almoutaz El Hassan, a researcher from The University of Texas at San Antonio, develops rainfall–runoff modeling tools to help officials manage issues like flood management and water conservation.

Aug 21, 2012
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IEEE forms group to confront network traffic swells

(Phys.org) -- The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) is taking steps to come up with a new Ethernet standard capable of between 400Gbps and 1Tbps.The IEEE announced Tuesday it is forming ...

Aug 21, 2012 report
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Fantastic Phobos

(Phys.org) -- Some 135 years after its discovery, Mars’ largest moon Phobos is seen in fantastic detail – and in 3D – in an image taken by ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft as it passed just ...

Aug 21, 2012
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