Archive: 18/10/2005

Tech-sector job cuts up 20 percent

Despite increased revenues and profits for the high-tech industry, the technology sector has been cutting jobs at a faster clip than last year while creating few new jobs to replace eliminated positions.

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Transplanted corn gene protects rice

Kansas State University scientists say they've demonstrated resistance to bacterial streak disease in maize can be transferred to rice.

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Britain's ITV testing local broadband TV

Britain's ITV television network will soon begin a limited trial run of a new broadband TV service with an emphasis on local programming.

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WiFi zone set for Calif's 'Little Saigon'

Residents of the largest Vietnamese enclave outside of Vietnam will soon be able to keep in closer touch with relatives in Asia thanks to a new WiFi hot zone.

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China telecoms feel foreign competition

Perhaps no other industry is as global and dynamic as the mobile telecommunications industry these days, as multinationals jostle for the top spot in providing better services to more subscribers in more countries. So while ...

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Cisco adds security to switches, wireless

Cisco Systems will reportedly announce Tuesday it has added a new security layer to its wireless and switching products in order to better protect networks.

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HP, Cingular launch mobile pocket PC

Hewlett Packard and Cingular Wireless launched Tuesday a pocket-sized personal computer that is compatible with Cingular's high-speed network.

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Venus Express set for liftoff

On 26th October the European Space Agency's Venus Express spacecraft is scheduled to launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan en route to Earth's closest planetary neighbour - the ultimate "greenhouse" planet, Venus. ...

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