Archive: 01/5/2011

New Intel chip a coup for Hollywood

US chip giant Intel introduced Wednesday a speedy new generation of chips that thwart film piracy and enable quick handling of data-rich video and games.

dateJan 05, 2011 in Hardware
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Getting smarter behind the wheel

Everyone learns differently. Research scientists have therefore developed a system which adapts learning content to specific individual requirements. LogiAssist addresses the needs of companies in the logistics ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Software
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VISTA stares deeply into the blue lagoon

This new infrared image of the Lagoon Nebula was captured as part of a five-year study of the Milky Way using ESO's VISTA telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. This is a small piece of a much larger ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Astronomy
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FDA: Agency must review tobacco products

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says it must review tobacco products that were introduced or changed over the last four years in order for companies to keep selling them.

dateJan 05, 2011 in Health
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New mass death of birds in Sweden

In a week that saw unexplained massive bird deaths in the southern United States, up to 100 birds were found lying in a snow-covered street in Sweden Wednesday, officials said. ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Ecology
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Qualcomm makes $3.2B buy to ride new gadget wave

(AP) -- Tech companies are sweating it out to keep ahead of what consumers want from their gadgets. Just look at Qualcomm Inc., which struck a $3.2 billion deal Wednesday in hopes of tapping into the explosion ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Business
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US probe after Goldman investment in Facebook

A Goldman Sachs investment of nearly half a billion dollars into Facebook has spawned a probe by US regulators eager to safeguard the dividing line between public and private companies, The Wall Street Journal r ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Business
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