Archive: 12/23/2005

Charges in Silicon Valley secrets theft

A former Netgear engineer was charged Thursday with stealing trade secrets from his former company and distributing them to colleagues at his new job.

Dec 23, 2005
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Wireless World: Premature predictions?

Predictions that the maker of BlackBerry wireless e-mail technology was about to collapse due to protracted and bitter patent litigation were premature, experts are now telling United Press International's Wireless World.

Dec 23, 2005
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Globe Talk: ECI looks to India's engineers

China has become de facto the factory to the world, while multinational corporations ignore India as a country to base their customer service operations at their peril. But while cutting costs may be the single biggest driving ...

Dec 23, 2005
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Reindeer: have sweet tooth, easy to handle, will travel

Children who leave sweet treats out for Santa and his reindeer this Christmas are not too far off the culinary mark for a reindeer's dietary requirements. University of Queensland deer expert Dr Gordon Dry ...

Dec 23, 2005
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How to cook the perfect turkey (the scientific way)

For most people, the key to preparing the perfect Christmas meal is cooking the turkey. University of Bristol physicist, Dr Peter Barham explains how applying scientific principles in the kitchen at Christmas ...

Dec 23, 2005
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Dutch mathematician simplifies the search for oil

Mathematical research at Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) is making it easier to look for oil. Yogi Ahmad Erlangga, who receives his doctorate on Thursday 22 December, has developed a method of calculation which ...

Dec 23, 2005
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New Year To Arrive One Second Late

Owing to the gradual slowing down of the Earth’s rotation, the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service, based at the Paris Observatory, has announced that 2005 will contain an extra second. ...

Dec 23, 2005
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