Archive: 5/05/2011

Looking beyond English

In fall 2008, Daniel Ginsberg, an English as a Second Language teacher at a public high school in Malden, Mass., approached MIT professor Wayne O’Neil asking about incorporating linguistics into his curriculum to allow ...

dateMay 05, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Cultivating supply chain experts

When a supply chain is firing on all cylinders -- moving products, information and money on schedule -- it goes largely unnoticed, at least to the average consumer. You expect to find the supplies you need at the grocery ...

dateMay 05, 2011 in Other
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Comet Elenin: Preview of a coming attraction

(PhysOrg.com) -- You may have heard the news: Comet Elenin is coming to the inner-solar system this fall. Comet Elenin (also known by its astronomical name C/2010 X1), was first detected on Dec. 10, 2010 by Leonid Elenin, ...

dateMay 05, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Chinese tech giants fight over 4G phones

(AP) -- Two of China's biggest technology companies have launched a court battle in Europe over mobile phone patents in a rare public clash between firms Beijing is promoting as national champions.

dateMay 05, 2011 in Telecom
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Hong Kong's e-economy booming: Google

The Internet is expected to contribute around $18.8 billion -- 7.2 percent of the total -- to Hong Kong's economy by 2015, driven by a surge in mobile use and online shopping, a report for Google said.

dateMay 05, 2011 in Internet
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