Archive: 30/06/2006

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 ...

dateJun 30, 2006 in Telecom
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Wireless World: 'Card-less' loyalty promos

Isn't it frustrating when you go to the corner drug store, buy some milk and bread, and at checkout have to fumble when the girl asks you if you have your store discount card? Experts tell United Press International's Wireless ...

dateJun 30, 2006 in Other
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Salmon marked 'wild' may be farm-raised

Salmon labeled "wild" may actually be "farm-raised" and can be costly besides being wrongly packaged, New-York based Consumer Reports says.

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Nanotechnology 'fertile' for energy breakthrough

Thinking small may help solve one of the world's biggest problems -- the need for alternative energy sources -- according to scientists attending the first Energy Nanotechnology International Conference held June 26-28 at ...

dateJun 30, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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Long-lived magnetic fluctuations in a crystal

One of the most familiar magnetic materials is magnetized iron. Much of the observed behaviour of iron and related magnetic materials can be understood using existing theoretical results. However, due to limitations of the ...

dateJun 30, 2006 in General Physics
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