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Technology News Archive - May 29, 2008

Ralink Technology Corporation, a leading developer of 802.11x chipsets, today announced the industry's first 802.11n single chip AP(Access Point)/routers SoC (System On Chip) with integrated five-port 10/100 Ethernet Switch and PHY.

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Dismissing claims his company was “under siege”, Yahoo Inc. CEO Jerry Yang told conference attendees that the company is working hard to streamline its services to be more relevant to advertisers and consumers.

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Researchers at Georgia Tech have designed a robot that they hope will be able to cope with the treacherous challenges of exploring Antarctica.

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Intel’s strategy to develop small, low-cost devices that connect to the Internet is leading the company to blaze some interesting new trails.

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., May 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- CEO and President of BlackBook Production, Jolie Adams, announced her strategic partnership with 2media to launch two of the company's latest endeavors, 2NewportBeach.com and 2LagunaBeach.com.

HAGEN, Germany, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Germany-based Peperoni Software GmbH is one of the most successful companies in the mobile social networking business. This was announced recently in a study published by Opera, a (provider of) mobile web browser software.

NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV customers now have a new tool to augment their TV viewing experience, with the launch of the new FiOS TV Central Web site.

CDW Corporation, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education, announced today that Ann E. Ziegler has joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer. She reports to John A.

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Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have shown for the first time that a single layer of molecular “salve” can significantly soothe the stresses affecting clean metal surfaces.

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In a development that could lead to new technologies for cleaning up oil spills and polluted groundwater, scientists at Rice University have shown how tiny, stick-shaped particles of metal and carbon can trap oil droplets in water by spontaneously assembling into bag-like sacs.

Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.