Archive: 10/7/2011

An oracle for object-oriented programmers

In the last 40 years, the major innovation in software engineering has been the development of what are called object-oriented programming languages. “Objects” are, effectively, repositories for ...

Oct 07, 2011
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Understanding lethal synthesis

(PhysOrg.com) -- The chemical reaction which makes some poisonous plants so deadly has been described by researchers at the University of Bristol in a paper published today in Angewandte Chemie.

Oct 07, 2011
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3M shows photovoltaic film for windows

(PhysOrg.com) -- 3M drew press and viewer interest earlier this week at CEATEC with its show of special film that the company has developed to coat ordinary, existing windows and convert them into solar panels. ...

Oct 07, 2011 report
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Battle to sell the iPhone heats up in Japan

Japan's third-largest mobile carrier Softbank on Friday unveiled a lower monthly fee for the new iPhone than bigger rival KDDI, as competition for smartphone users heats up among the nation's mobile firms. ...

Oct 07, 2011
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Steve Jobs helped build Pixar with vision, cash

Steve Jobs is best known for turning the ailing Apple into a global icon, but for many his transformation of a small digital graphics firm into animated movie giant Pixar showed equal vision.

Oct 07, 2011
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Wikipedia in Italian reopens after media law protest

Internet database Wikipedia restored access to its pages in Italian on Thursday following a protest over a law being debated in parliament that would have legally obliged websites to correct any content if ...

Oct 07, 2011
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South Koreans start using mobiles at 10: survey

More than 90 percent of schoolchildren in South Korea own a mobile phone and they start using them at an average age of 10 years and fours months, according to a survey published Friday.

Oct 07, 2011
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