Archive: 08/24/2010

Study: Blacks and women talk and text more

(AP) -- Blacks talk twice as much as whites on their cell phones, and women talk and text more than men, according to an analysis of wireless bills by the Nielsen Co.

dateAug 24, 2010 in Other
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Prius gets sound option to protect pedestrians

(AP) -- Toyota's Prius hybrid is becoming a little less quiet with a new electronic humming device that is the automaker's answer to complaints that pedestrians can't hear the top-selling car approaching.

dateAug 24, 2010 in Engineering
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Nokia and Intel launch joint research lab

US computer chip giant Intel and Finland's Nokia, the world's leading mobile phone maker, said Tuesday they had opened a joint research laboratory on Finland's northwestern coast.

dateAug 24, 2010 in Business
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Richest planetary system discovered (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers using ESO's world-leading HARPS instrument have discovered a planetary system containing at least five planets, orbiting the Sun-like star HD 10180. The researchers also have tantalising ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Astronomy
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