Archive: 13/10/2005

Palm Delivers New Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Palm TX Handheld

For a generation of professionals on the go who want affordable Wi-Fi to access the information that matters to them, Palm, Inc. today introduced the Palm TX handheld. At an aggressively priced $299, the Palm TX handheld ...

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Nokia and China Putian to set up 3G joint venture

Nokia and China Putian today signed an agreement to set up a joint venture to focus on R&D, manufacturing and sales of 3G network solutions for TD-SCDMA and WCDMA technologies. Through this joint venture the two companies ...

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New Nokia Family of Smartphones Targeted at the Business World

Nokia announced today the addition of three new models to its portfolio of business-optimized devices. The Nokia E60, Nokia E61 and Nokia E70 - the first of the new Nokia Eseries - are distinctively different in design and ...

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Bat inspires space tech for airport security

Metal detectors currently used for screening aircraft passengers could soon be supplanted by novel millimetre-wave cameras, able to detect even non-metallic concealed objects. The new system, named after a Brazilian bat, ...

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Evidence for more dust than ice in comets

Observations of Comet 9P/Tempel 1 made by ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft after the Deep Impact collision suggest that comets are ‘icy dirtballs’, rather than ‘dirty snowballs’ as previously believed.

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Ultrasmooth carbon for ultrahigh data storage density

Ultra-smooth diamond-like carbon surfaces are key to enable the ultimate storage density of 1 terabit/ inch2 in next generation ultra-high storage density hard disks. Cambridge researchers shed light on how these surfaces ...

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China Astronauts Have Their First Breakfast In Orbit

The Chinese astronauts that began their flight aboard the Shenzhou-6 spaceship on Wednesday have a special food heating device. China's first astronaut Yang Liwei had no such device when he performed his flight two years ...

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