News tagged with interruption

Toyota will showcase support robot for homebound

(Phys.org)—Toyota has unveiled a new single-arm robot to assist homebound residents with limited mobility. The 70-pound robot's arm has a two-fingered gripper and telescopic body to complete fundamental ...

Sep 24, 2012 weblog
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Say 'no' to interruptions, 'yes' to better work

Modern office workers are expected to multitask regularly, often juggling multiple projects and priorities over the course of a day. Studies have shown that the typical employee in an office environment is interrupted up ...

Jul 14, 2014
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Can 30-second ads save newspapers?

(Phys.org) —A researcher from Murdoch University's Audience Labs suggests economically pinched news outlets should take advantage of positive attitudes to online TV ads as a better way to balance the books.

Jun 10, 2013
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Foxconn denies report of strike at iPhone plant

(AP)—Foxconn Technology Group said Saturday that production at its central Chinese factory that makes Apple's iPhones was continuing without interruption, denying a labor watch group's report that thousands ...

Oct 06, 2012
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Building ultra-low power wireless networks

(Phys.org)—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Now where was I again?

Although the actual interruption may only last a few moments, the study shows that we then lose more time when we try to find our place and resume the task that was interrupted.

Dec 07, 2009
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