Archive: 08/9/2004

The Makeup of Comets

A new method for looking at the composition of comets using ground-based telescopes has been developed by chemists at UC Davis. Remnants from the formation of our solar system, the makeup of comets gives clues about how the ...

Aug 09, 2004
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AMD64 Is The Force Behind Star Wars

At Siggraph today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced that AMD Opteron™ processor-based servers and workstations are providing the digital backbone for the final Star Wars prequel, Episode III: “Revenge of the Sith.” The AM ...

Aug 09, 2004
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Microsoft Research to Present Graphics Breakthroughs at SIGGRAPH

Senior Researcher Hugues Hoppe Receives 2004 Computer Graphics Achievement Award, Graphics Veteran Kurt Akeley Signs on at Microsoft Research This week at SIGGRAPH 2004, the world's leading computer graphics conference, comp ...

Aug 09, 2004
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Yahoo! and Google Resolve Disputes

Yahoo! Inc. and Google Inc. today announced that the companies have resolved two disputes that have been pending between the companies.

Aug 09, 2004
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ANSI Establishes Nanotechnology Standards Panel

The American National Standards Institute announced today the formation of the Nanotechnology Standards Panel (ANSI-NSP), a new coordinating body for the development of standards in the area of nanotechnology. Nanotechnolo ...

Aug 09, 2004
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CompSci expert Wetzel spots weaknesses in Wi-Fi security

Researcher and colleagues warn of battery-draining, node-killing strategies A research team led by Dr. Susanne Wetzel, an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology, has produced a study of t ...

Aug 09, 2004
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Sony successful with AIXTRON Planetary Reactor

AIXTRON is delighted to announce the purchase and successful start-up of an AIX 2600G3 system by Sony. The system is capable to grow on multiple wafer configurations ranging from 3" to 6" diameter and is equipped for pro ...

Aug 09, 2004
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First 3G Smart-Card Handset

NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced that they will market the FOMA® "F900iC", which is the first 3G smart-card handset that is compatible with i-mode FeliCa Service for mobile wallet applic ...

Aug 09, 2004
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