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Safe navigation for visually impaired persons

Blind and visually impaired persons find it very difficult to move about in unknown environments. The white canes used by them are still the preferred tools for orientation. The project "A Mobility and Navigational Aid for ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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Nokia stock surges on Microsoft takeover (Update 2)

Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.'s line-up of smartphones and a portfolio of patents and services in an attempt to strengthen its fight with Apple Inc. and Google Inc. to capture a slice of the lucrative mobile computing ...

dateSep 03, 2013 in Business
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Microsoft to buy Nokia phones, patents for $7.2B

Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.'s line-up of smartphones and a portfolio of patents and services in an attempt to mount a more formidable challenge to Apple Inc. and Google Inc. as more technological tasks get done ...

dateSep 03, 2013 in Business
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Review: Google, Apple decent contenders to Office

Over the years, as I've added laptops, smartphones and tablet computers to the collection of desktop machines I use at home and work, it's become a chore to keep track of which files are where. Once I bring in friends and ...

dateAug 28, 2013 in Software
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