Archive: 02/24/2011

Robot marathon kicks off in Japan (Update)

The world's first full-length marathon for two-legged robots kicked off in Japan on Thursday, with the toy-sized humanoids were due to run 42.195 kilometres (26 miles) over four days.

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Robotics
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Nokia engineers hope for best as job cuts loom

Sami Sallmen likes to say he saw the birth of Symbian -- as a young developer he joined the world's largest mobile phone company Nokia to help a vibrant group of engineers create what they were told was the ...

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Business
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Elpida raises $145 million in Taiwan listing

(AP) -- Elpida Memory Inc. said Thursday it has raised 4.2 billion New Taiwan dollars ($145 million) in a secondary listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange as the Japanese memory chip maker seeks alliances amid fierce competition.

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Semiconductors
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