Archive: 08/23/2011

One in six IT projects are 'ticking timebombs'

A surprisingly high number of business and government technology projects are 'ticking time bombs', according to researchers at the University of Oxford. They analysed 1,500 global projects that had revamped ...

Aug 23, 2011
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Water mist puts out fires at low pressure

With a new water mist system, fires can be extinguished even from a distance of eight meters. Sinorix H2O Jet is meant for industrial environments, including turbines, painting lines, or production equipment. ...

Aug 23, 2011
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India outsourcers predict 18% growth

India's flagship outsourcing sector is still expected to post 16 to 18 percent export revenue growth, despite fears of a fresh slump in its key US and European markets, an industry body said.

Aug 23, 2011
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Chinese site bans Web tools used to evade filters

(AP) -- A major Chinese online commerce site has banned sales of software used to bypass Internet censorship amid Beijing's efforts to block the development of a Middle East-style protest movement.

Aug 23, 2011
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Nickel nanoparticles may contribute to lung cancer

All the excitement about nanotechnology comes down to this: Structures of materials at the scale of billionths of a meter take on unusual properties. Technologists often focus on the happier among these newfound capabilities, ...

Aug 23, 2011
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