Archive: 22/04/2009

Robots are narrowing the gap with humans

Robots are gaining on us humans. Thanks to exponential increases in computer power -- which is roughly doubling every two years -- robots are getting smarter, more capable, more like flesh-and-blood people.

dateApr 22, 2009 in Robotics
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Internet has only just begun, say founders

While the Internet has dramatically changed lives around the world, its full impact will only be realised when far more people and information go on-line, its founders said Wednesday.

dateApr 22, 2009 in Internet
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EBay 1st-qtr profit, sales fall on weak economy

(AP) -- EBay Inc. said Wednesday the weak economy contributed to declines in both earnings and revenue for the second consecutive quarter, but the online marketplace operator beat analysts' expectations.

dateApr 22, 2009 in Business
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New Method Gives Regenerative Medicine a Boost

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bioengineers at UC San Diego have developed a breakthrough method for sequencing-based methylation profiling, which could help fuel personalized regenerative medicine and even lead to more efficient and cost-effective ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Silicon Valley grows latest Calif. political class

(AP) -- Silicon Valley, the nation's center of high-tech innovation, is exporting a new kind of product - frustrated former CEOs leaping from the boardroom to politics with promises to return economic luster to the Golden ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Other
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