Archive: 07/27/2005

Motorola Q aims at Blackberry

The first no-compromises QWERTY is here: the new Q from Motorola. Featuring Microsoft's Windows Mobile software, smart, powerful, and devastatingly good-looking, the Moto Q is the ultimate power player. The ...

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AOL testing mobile search services

America Online Inc.announced Wednesday that it is testing a suite of new mobile search services. Once launched the service will give mobile-phone users access to AOL's Pinpoint, Shopping Search and Yellow Pages.Now available as ...

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The growing threat of spyware

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation -- the New Deal-era government agency designed to restore confidence in the Great Depression-shattered banking system of the United States -- is now providing guidance to banks to ...

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Inventor builds human-looking android

Japanese scientists have unveiled the most human-looking robot yet devised -- a "female" called Repliee Q1, the BBC reported Wednesday.

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UniS scientists to investigate the secrets of the universe

The Nuclear Physics Group at the University of Surrey has been awarded a large scale grant worth almost half a million pounds (£483k) from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)) to synthesise ...

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Compact JILA System Stabilizes Laser Frequency

A compact, inexpensive method for stabilizing lasers that uses a new design to reduce sensitivity to vibration and gravity 100 times better than similar approaches has been demonstrated by scientists at JILA in Boulder, Colo. ...

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Researchers Help Sort Out the Carbon Nanotube Problem

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and university researchers report a significant step toward sorting out the nanotube “problem”—the challenge of overcoming processing obstacles so that the remarkable ...

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Amazon River Cycles Carbon Faster than Thought

The rivers of South America's Amazon basin are "breathing" far harder - and cycling the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide far faster - than anyone realized. Most of the carbon being exhaled as carbon dioxide from Amazonian rivers ...

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NASA's Goes-N Satellite Ready for Launch

NASA announced the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-N (GOES-N) is ready to launch. The GOES-N launch window is from 6:23 to 7:01 p.m. EDT, Friday, July 29, 2005. Liftoff is from Space Launch Complex 37, Cape ...

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IBM to Introduce a New Class of Open Virtualization

As part of its new systems strategy, IBM today introduced a standards-based virtualization platform that will allow customers to pool, manage and optimize their IT resources across a variety of servers, networking and storage ...

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MIT engineers an anti-cancer smart bomb

Imagine a cancer drug that can burrow into a tumor, seal the exits and detonate a lethal dose of anti-cancer toxins, all while leaving healthy cells unscathed. MIT researchers have designed a nanoparticle to do just that.

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Daylight time: Gimmick or good idea?

Daylight saving time stirs controversy: supporters claim it saves energy, opponents say it disrupts international travel and is dangerous for children.

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