Archive: 03/28/2006

Fiber-optic network sets world record

As Internet traffic grows exponentially, so high-speed data transmission becomes crucial. Fraunhofer researchers (Germany) are now using new technology that supports speeds of 2.56 terabits per second over ...

Mar 28, 2006
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Device Could Make Web Shopping More Secure

Each year more and more people are shopping online. Some estimates already put the annual value of online commerce at well over $100 billion, in the United States alone. Yet, as popular as it has become, many ...

Mar 28, 2006
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Remains of 3,500-year-old palace are found

Archaeologists report finding the remains of the 3,500-year-old palace of Ajax -- a warrior-king said to have been a revered Trojan War fighter.

Mar 28, 2006
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Israeli mobile markets with music

All I ever wanted ... all I ever needed is here ... in my cell phone? That's what marketing executives at Israeli mobile operator Pelephone are hoping their customers will sing when offered the chance to see a Depeche Mode ...

Mar 28, 2006
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Nano World: New nanoelectronics roadmap

A new initiative will develop a roadmap for industry standards that will help get electronic nanotechnology from the laboratory to the marketplace, experts told UPI's Nano World.

Mar 28, 2006
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Britain ducks CO2-reduction promise

A British government report says the nation is unlikely to attain its previously announced goal of a 20-percent reduction in CO2 emissions by 2010.

Mar 28, 2006
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See Total Solar Eclipse Tomorrow in a Different Light

A major astronomical event occurs Wednesday -- a total solar eclipse in which the moon's shadow blocks Earth-bound views of the sun from Brazil to Mongolia. In Wednesday's event, a total eclipse lasting up ...

Mar 28, 2006
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Briefs: EC to cut Europe roaming charges

The European Commission formally announced Tuesday its intention to reduce roaming charges for mobile-phone calls throughout the continent.

Mar 28, 2006
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Britain looks to reducing food ads

Britain's Office of Communications has been examining the case for restricting food and drink advertising on television aimed at children.

Mar 28, 2006
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