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Technology News Archive - October 16, 2008

Norsat International Inc. ("Norsat") (TSX: NII) (OTCBB: NSATF), a leading provider of intelligent satellite solutions, announced today that it has established a WiMAX business unit to pursue satellite-enabled WiMAX opportunities in emerging markets throughout Asia, Africa and South America.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/89c53c/democratic_republi) has announced the addition of the "Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms Market Overview & Statistics" report to their offering.

PORTLAND, OR, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc.

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The FBI's cyber division head said on Wednesday that computer spying and theft of personal information have risen notably in the past year, costing tens of millions of dollars and threatening U.S. security.

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Under growing international pressure, Brazilian authorities are increasingly turning to intelligence and technology to help fight the country’s illegal drug activities.

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As automakers look for ways to seize upon the shifting demographics of the U.S. marketplace, where the number of drivers over age 65 is expected to double to 70 million by 2030, they are increasingly turning to new ways to implement comfort designs changes and safety improvements.

By Edward C. Baig Here's a closer look at the G1: Will the first Google phone become the apple of your eye? We'll have an inkling in six days when the much-anticipated T-Mobile G1 with Google goes on sale.

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc.

Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) will receive R&D Magazine's respected 2008 R&D 100 Award for its innovative ClearCurve(TM) optical fiber at a ceremony this evening in Chicago, Ill. The award recognizes the 100 most technologically significant new products of the year.

TORONTO, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. today announced a contribution of $12,500 to the International Women's Forum of Canada (IWFC). The donation will provide a scholarship for a woman in the non-profit sector in Canada to participate in the IWF Leadership Foundation Fellows Program.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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