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Applications of optical fibre for sensors

Mikel Bravo-Acha's PhD thesis has focused on the applications of optical fibre as a sensor. In the course of his research, conducted at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, he monitored a sensor fitted to optical fibre ...

Mar 26, 2015
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Twitter chief vows to help Indonesia fight disasters

Twitter chief Dick Costolo said Thursday the microblogging site planned to work with Indonesian authorities to warn people about natural disasters that regularly hit the archipelago, from earthquakes to volcanic ...

Mar 26, 2015
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Virtual robotization for human limbs

Recent advances in computer gaming technology allow for an increasingly immersive gaming experience. Gesture input devices, for example, synchronise a player's actions with the character on the screen. Entertainment ...

Mar 26, 2015
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Amazon says US too late on drone rules

Online giant Amazon told Congress on Tuesday the US government is lagging in implementing rules for commercial drones, making it hard to make plans for its quick delivery system by air.

Mar 24, 2015
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Tinder hires EBay executive as CEO

Tinder has hired one of EBay's top officials as chief executive after a five-month search to replace embattled founding CEO Sean Rad, the West Hollywood, Calif., startup announced Friday.

Mar 24, 2015
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