Archive: 27/04/2007

Satellites shed light on global warming

As climate change continues to make headlines across the world, participants at the 2007 Envisat Symposium this week are hearing how Earth observation satellites allow scientists to better understand the parameters involved ...

dateApr 27, 2007 in Environment
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Plants do not emit methane

A recent study in Nature suggested that terrestrial plants may be a global source of the potent greenhouse gas methane, making plants substantial contributors to the annual global methane budget. This controversial finding ...

dateApr 27, 2007 in Environment
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Fish growth changes enhanced by climate change

Changes in growth rates in some coastal and long-lived deep-ocean fish species in the south west Pacific are consistent with shifts in wind systems and water temperatures, according to new Australian research published in ...

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FCC Sets Digital TV Rules

The FCC adopts measures to ensure a smooth transition to DTV in 2009, which is necessary to free up the 700MHz band for wireless voice and data.

dateApr 27, 2007 in Telecom
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Net Neutrality Advocates Ready for New Congress

Net neutrality advocates on Thursday reiterated their opposition to allowing preferential treatment on the Internet, and a key lawmaker pledged to continue the legislative battle against prioritized web access.

dateApr 27, 2007 in Telecom
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Google Slyly Pushing Google Apps Into Businesses

Google on Thursday denied that it was specifically targeting the customers of major office application providers like Microsoft with its small business Google Apps offering, but the unit is moving forward on several pilot ...

dateApr 27, 2007 in Software
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