Archive: 21/09/2004

Sony Releases New Smaller PlayStation 2

Sony Corporation has shown today a slimmer book-sized PlayStation 2 game console, which weighs just 900 grams, less than half the current model. Its width now only 1.1 inches, down from 3.07 inches for regular-sized PlayStation ...

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Controller family for high-performance micro-automation

The CPUs 221 and 222 for the Simatic S7-200 miniature control units from Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) are now 40 percent faster than before, with a command execution time of 0.2 microseconds per bit.

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$2.38 Million for Supernova Research

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation of San Francisco has awarded $2,377,000 to the University of California at Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory, in support of the Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory). The grant is ...

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Revolutionary Robot Pitched At Industrial Partners

Staffordshire University has teamed up with a firm of intellectual property developers to help put a revolutionary robotic concept to commercial use. The groundbreaking Flexibot robotic arm has been developed by a specialist ...

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California Scientists Wage Joint War on Internet Plagues

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego and the International Computer Science Institute, affiliated with UC Berkeley, have joined forces to launch a full-scale assault on viruses, worms and other ...

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Boeing, IBM Strategic Alliance Boosts Net-Centric Technology

Industry Leaders Join Together to Address $200 Billion Market Boeing and IBM announced a strategic alliance to address an estimated $200 billion market for ground and space-based systems to enhance the nation's military ...

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