News tagged with machines

Machines trump hand-harvest for Sauvignon blanc

The traditional view that hand picking of grapes is needed to produce the best wine is being challenged, with University of Auckland research showing that machine harvesting produces higher levels of the aromas characteristic ...

Jun 26, 2012 not rated yet 0

Mozilla's Shumway pushes Flash to off-ramp

(Phys.org) -- Mozilla’s experimental project on GitHub, a hosting service for development projects, is taking on a happy buzz where developers look at a future that may not include Adobe Flash. The project, ...

Jun 07, 2012 4.8 / 5 (12) 1 | with audio podcast report

Panasonic loss balloons for record red ink

(AP) -- Panasonic's January-March losses ballooned 10-fold to 438 billion yen ($5 billion), completing a year of record red ink at the Japanese electronics maker battered by natural disasters and an ailing ...

May 11, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Sony reports record annual loss

(AP) -- Sony Corp. racked up a record annual loss of 457 billion yen ($5.7 billion) in its fourth straight year of red ink as the once-glorious maker of the Walkman and PlayStation struggles toward a turnaround ...

May 10, 2012 3.7 / 5 (3) 2

Gaming claims don’t add up

The level of charitable and community contributions provided by poker machine operators is ‘miniscule’ in comparison to the amount of money lost by poker machine users within local communities, a ...

Apr 17, 2012 4 / 5 (2) 1