Archive: 02/3/2005

Microsoft invests in EuroScience

At the Government Leaders Forum today, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates announced the EuroScience Initiative in his keynote to over 500 government leaders and public officials. The initiative aims ...

Feb 03, 2005 not rated yet 0

Even in heaven, stars can only get so big

New research from the University of Michigan shows that there may be an upper limit to the size of a star, somewhere around 120 to 200 times bigger than our sun. The sun is the closest star to Earth and therefore ...

Feb 03, 2005 2.3 / 5 (4) 0

BlackBerry Advances Security For Government Sector

BlackBerry® continues its lead as the wireless platform of choice in the government sector as Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announces the availability of its S/MIME Support Package v4.0 for BlackBerry ...

Feb 03, 2005 3 / 5 (1) 0

IEEE-USA Supports Prolonging Life of Hubble

NASA should explore all possible avenues toward prolonging the useful life of the Hubble Space Telescope, IEEE-USA said today in a statement to the House Science Committee. The most urgent need is a servicing mission to refurbish ...

Feb 03, 2005 not rated yet 0

NTT DoCoMo to Introduce New FOMA 700i Series

NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries today revealed the new 700i series of FOMA® 3G handsets. The new series comprises four slim, compact models equipped for all standard FOMA services and fun ...

Feb 03, 2005 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Nanotechnologies could slash cost of solar energy

Nanotechnologies which can artificially change the optical properties of materials to allow light to be trapped in solar cells could greatly reduce the cost of solar energy. Research being carried out by the School of Electronics ...

Feb 03, 2005 4 / 5 (1) 0