News tagged with electronic data

Darwin meets Facebook

Natural history plans to chart life on earth, yet the discipline risks being buried under a landslide of painstakingly collected data that isn't always used. Now researchers at London's Natural History Museum have created ...

Nov 10, 2009
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Dell eyes tech services with $3.9B deal for Perot

(AP) -- Dell Inc. plans to buy the technology services company Perot Systems Corp. for about $3.9 billion as it tries to expand beyond the PC business and compete more aggressively with Hewlett-Packard Co. ...

Sep 21, 2009
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Program does impressive file size reductions

We intuitively understand the value of being able to make things smaller without sacrificing performance. The endeavor produces smaller speakers with bigger sound and a host of portable electronic devices such as digital ...

Sep 18, 2009
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Carbon nanoballs as data storage units

Small, smaller, "nano" data storage! Interest is growing in the use of metallofullerenes - carbon “cages” with embedded metallic compounds - as materials for miniature data storage devices. Researchers ...

Sep 01, 2009
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Hackers grabbed more than 285M records in 2008

(AP) -- Hackers made off with at least 285 million electronic records in 2008, more than in the four previous years combined, according to a new study that shows identity thieves are getting better at exploiting careless ...

Apr 15, 2009
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Pharmaceutical disobedience

Healthcare consumers, benefits managers, and even government officials are using the internet to buy unapproved prescription drugs illegally, according to a report to be published in the International Journal of Electronic He ...

Jan 27, 2009
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