Archive: 10/22/2013

Dolphins inspire rescue radar device

British engineers said Wednesday they had taken inspiration from dolphins for a new type of radar device that could easily track miners trapped underground or skiers buried in an avalanche.

Oct 22, 2013
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The galactic mosh pit

Astronomers have discovered that our Galaxy wobbles. An international team of astronomers around Mary Williams from the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) detected and examined this phenomenon ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Corning shares jump on LCD glass deal with Samsung

Corning Inc. on Tuesday announced a tie-up with a Samsung Electronics subsidiary that will boost the glass maker's earnings immediately and guarantees that it will supply Samsung with liquid crystal display glass through ...

Oct 22, 2013
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EBay expands same-day delivery to more cities

EBay is expanding its same-day delivery service to more locations and letting buyers and sellers create "collections" of products available on its site as it moves beyond its roots as an online auctioneer.

Oct 22, 2013
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Amazon says to open two Czech centres

US online giant Amazon said Tuesday it would open two distribution centres in the Czech Republic by the end of 2014, a month after its German employees went on strike over pay.

Oct 22, 2013
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