Archive: 21/11/2005

Laptops, funds not enough to shrink digital gap

From talks about launching the $100 laptop to setting up a technology investment fund, poorer nations made certain that addressing the digital divide between the wealthy and impoverished countries was addressed at the latest ...

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Flight Tests Confirm New Technologies Can Help Quiet The Skies

According to recent flight tests involving NASA and corporate industry, new technologies can help silence jet aircraft, both in the passenger cabin and on the ground. The three-week flight test program, called the Quiet Technology ...

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Shortage of physics teachers in the UK worse than ever

An independent report published today directly links the steep decline in the number of students taking A-level physics to the shortage of expert physics teachers. With over 30% of physics teachers due to retire in the next ...

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TI creates chip for mobile-phone GPS

Texas Instruments has a new chip on the market that will accommodate next-level assisted global positioning systems installed in cell phones.

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