Archive: 04/6/2010

Business software maker CA to cut 1,000 jobs

(AP) -- Business software company CA Inc. said Tuesday that it's cutting 1,000 jobs - or about 8 percent of its work force - and consolidating offices as part of a restructuring plan to reduce costs and become more efficient.

Apr 06, 2010
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Sony Develops Wireless Chip Connections

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sony has recently developed a wireless chip alternative to today’s chips that use conventional pin connections. This sets new limits on how small an electronic device can be.

Apr 06, 2010 weblog
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Verizon CEO has told Apple of iPhone interest

(AP) -- Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg says the company has told Apple that it wants to carry the iPhone. But he declined to say when - or even if - the popular smart phone will be available for Verizon Wireless customers.

Apr 06, 2010
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New species of early hominid found

(PhysOrg.com) -- A previously unknown species of hominid that lived in what is now South Africa around two million years ago has been found in the form of a fossilized skeleton of a child and several bones ...

Apr 06, 2010 report
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Unconscious learning uses old parts of the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet provides evidence that basic human learning systems use areas of the brain that also exist in the most primitive vertebrates, such as ...

Apr 06, 2010
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Juno Taking Shape in Denver

(PhysOrg.com) -- Assembly has begun on NASA's Juno spacecraft, which will help scientists understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter. The mission, whose principal investigator is Scott Bolton of Southwest ...

Apr 06, 2010
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To starve a tumor

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since the 1920s, scientists have known that cancer cells generate energy differently than normal cells, a phenomenon dubbed the 'Warburg effect' after its discoverer, German biochemist Otto ...

Apr 06, 2010
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