Archive: 15/05/2006

Bill tackles so-called new piracy frontier

A new House bill seeks to further protect the music industry from piracy by limiting the ability to record digital radio broadcasts, singling out satellite radio industry competitors XM Radio and Sirius.

dateMay 15, 2006 in Telecom
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Broadband seen feeling O2 heat soon

When it comes to phone services, European markets are often ahead of the curve, particularly when it comes to making the most out of mobile phones. Paying for parking or getting a drink from a vending machine via a mobile ...

dateMay 15, 2006 in Telecom
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Global warming may have damaged coral reefs forever

Global warming has had a more devastating effect on some of the world’s finest coral reefs than previously assumed, suggests the first report to show the long-term impact of sea temperature rise on reef coral and fish communities.

dateMay 15, 2006 in Environment
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Spitzer Spies Remnants of a Shy Star

Big stars usually aren't shy about anything, not even death. At the end of their lives, they throw explosive tantrums, called supernovae, flinging abundant amounts of hot gas and radiation into space. Remnants of this cosmic ...

dateMay 15, 2006 in Astronomy
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Taking on a New Shape

“It is seldom that you see a new stable structure appearing spontaneously in a completely symmetric environment,” explains Tomas Bohr, a physicist at the Technical University of Denmark. “Usually you have to do something ...

dateMay 15, 2006 in General Physics feature
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