Archive: 06/30/2006

Can you hear me now? Not on Mars

It may be difficult for two people to have a conversation on Mars, according to a research paper by Penn State graduate student in acoustics Amanda Hanford and Lyle Long, professor of aerospace engineering.

Jun 30, 2006
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In Brief: Happy 15th birthday to GSM

July 1 will mark 15 years since the first global system for mobile communication call was made, and some companies are celebrating the occasion.

Jun 30, 2006
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Vaginal birth safe after C-sections

A study published in a prominent medical journal says even women who have had multiple Caesarian sections can safely deliver a baby vaginally.

Jun 30, 2006
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Error sends healthcare termination notices

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is blaming its computer system for an error that resulted in 11,000 people receiving healthcare termination notices.

Jun 30, 2006
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Samsung Develops 2Gb Flash Memory Using 60nm Process

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has successfully developed a faster and higher capacity version of the world's fastest memory chip.-- OneNAND ...

Jun 30, 2006
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Broadband Report: YouTube plays with NBC

It's amazing how far the social video Web site YouTube has come in such a short time. In less than 12 months YouTube has reportedly had 9 million people a month visit the Web site, making it one of the largest and most trafficked ...

Jun 30, 2006
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Net neutrality divides bureaucrats, too

Net neutrality continues to wrangle members of the House and Senate as lawmakers debate the pros and cons of the U.S. Telecom Act. They're not alone in being divided, though, as government officials too made clear their opposing ...

Jun 30, 2006
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Will Britain's National Health go private?

Britain's National Health Service has suddenly withdrawn an invitation for bids from the private sector to run the country's primary care trusts.

Jun 30, 2006
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Globe Talk: World Cup not so mobile yet

World Cup fever has been a boom for big business, and not just for those in Germany. From airlines to television networks, the passion of soccer fans worldwide has generated big bucks across the board. What's more, there ...

Jun 30, 2006
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