News tagged with electricity networks

FCC chairman seeks conditions on Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) -- The head of the Federal Communications Commission proposed regulatory conditions Thursday to ensure that cable giant Comcast Corp. cannot stifle video competition once it takes control of NBC Universal.

dateDec 23, 2010 in Telecom
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Gene causes blue light to have a banana odor

German scientists have succeeded to genetically modify Drosophila (fruit fly) larvae allowing them to smell blue light. The research team can activate single receptor neurons out of 28 olfactory neurons in ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Report: US cyber warfare needs oversight, debate

(AP) -- Shrouded in secrecy, the U.S. government's policies on how and when to wage cyber warfare are ill-formed, lack adequate oversight and require a broad public debate, a new report by the National Research Council says.

dateApr 30, 2009 in Internet
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Australia announces $30 bln broadband plan

Australia announced plans to build a 30 billion US dollar broadband network, its biggest infrastructure project ever, opting to retain government control rather than contract out the deal.

dateApr 07, 2009 in Telecom
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Lab tackles electric blackouts

Switzerland and Cameroon are establishing a joint laboratory in Yaoundé. EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) and ENSPY (Ecole nationale supérieure polytechnique de Yaoundé) will work together to deve ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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