Archive: 09/6/2012

A step forward for ultrafast spintronics

(Phys.org)—In spin based electronics the spin of the electron is used as a carrier of information. To meet the need for faster electronics, the speed must be increased as far as possible. Today, Uppsala physicists show ...

dateSep 06, 2012 in General Physics
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Japan's Sony hit by fresh cyberattack

Sony said Thursday that hackers stole details belonging to hundreds of its mobile unit clients, the latest in a string of cyberattacks to hit the embattled Japanese electronics giant.

dateSep 06, 2012 in Business
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SKorean antitrust watchdog probing Samsung

(AP)—South Korea's antitrust watchdog said Thursday it has launched an investigation into whether Samsung Electronics Co. is abusing its dominant position in the wireless market to disadvantage Apple Inc.

dateSep 06, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft adding staff, R&D in China mobile push

(AP)—Microsoft Corp. will hire more than 1,000 additional employees in China this year and boost research and development spending by 15 percent as it tries to catch up with Apple and Google in the fast-growing mobile Internet ...

dateSep 06, 2012 in Business
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