Archive: 30/11/2005

F-Secure buys out ROMmon

F-Secure launched Wednesday a new system to protect Internet service providers from network abuse by buying out ROMmon.

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Gap grows on how to dish up cable

Freedom to choose what gets fed into a television set piece by piece is not only better for parents of small children, but also for cost-conscious consumers as well, or so the Federal Communications Commission's chief argued ...

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India calls for new telecom players

In yet another step to woo foreign investors and new players to its burgeoning telecom sector, India has decided to open up the latest mobile rage of 3G services only to new telecom players that have not started operations ...

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In Depth: Titan's turbulence surprises scientists

Strong turbulence in the upper atmosphere, a second ionospheric layer and possible lightning were among the surprises found by the Huygens Atmospheric Structure Instrument (HASI) during the descent to Titan’s surface.

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In Depth: Rain, winds and haze during the descent to Titan

The high-resolution images taken in Titan's atmosphere by the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) were spectacular, but not the only surprises obtained during descent. Both DISR and the Doppler Wind Experiment data ...

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In Depth: Tide out on Titan? A soft solid surface for Huygens

The Surface Science Package (SSP) revealed that Huygens could have hit and cracked an ice ‘pebble’ on landing, and then it slumped into a sandy surface possibly dampened by liquid methane. Had the tide on Titan just gone ...

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Physicists coax six atoms into quantum 'cat' state

Scientists at the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have coaxed six atoms into spinning together in two opposite directions at the same time, a so-called Schrödinger "cat" state ...

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Motorola iRadio goes country

Motorola iRadio is adding a country lineup to its service that will debut early next year.

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