News tagged with hot spots

Small-scale soil studies provide big benefits

When it comes to studying microbial communities in soil, the smaller the sample, the better. Only by approaching the scale at which microbes interact and function, the micron scale, can scientists understand ...

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Environment
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Public Wi-Fi convenient, but risky

It seems you can surf the Internet and check your email from virtually anywhere these days - in coffee shops, hotel lobbies, airport terminals and airplane cabins.

dateNov 10, 2011 in Telecom
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New sensor network protecting art in NY museum

(AP) -- It will take a good eye to spot them, but dozens of tiny, very modern works of art have been installed near the 15th-century unicorn tapestries and other medieval masterpieces at a New York City museum.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Engineering
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FCC, FTC seek explanations on phone location data

(AP) -- Federal regulators are joining the growing list of public officials demanding answers from Apple Inc. and Google Inc. about the extent to which mobile devices track the location of their users and store detailed ...

dateMay 17, 2011 in Telecom
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HTC Thunderbolt smartphone underwhelms

The key feature of HTC's new Thunderbolt smartphone is its ability to tap into Verizon's speedy next generation data network. Unfortunately, there's little else to distinguish or recommend about the device.

dateMay 01, 2011 in Consumer & Gadgets
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