Archive: 30/04/2010

Water-related conflicts set to escalate

Population growth, urbanisation, increasing pollution, soil erosion and climate variations are all reflected in the management and adequacy of the world's waters. The situation is particularly difficult in many developing ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Samsung Q1 net profit surges to record high

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said net profit surged more than six-fold in the first quarter to a record high on strong demand and higher prices for memory chips as well as increased sales of mobile phones and flat screen ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Business
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Sony's 'Dash' on sale now

Sony today announced that its new Dash, a Wi-Fi touch screen device that pushes real-time, personalized Internet content to users in their homes or offices, is now available for about $199 nationwide.

dateApr 30, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Common cactus could be used to clean water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Access to clean drinking water is lacking in many parts of the world but most technologies to clean water to make it fit for drinking are expensive and hard to maintain. Now researchers propose a cactus common ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Environment report
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