Technology News Archive - August 26, 2009

CHICAGO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Capacity (parent: Capital Growth Systems, Inc.

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As classes begin today at the University of Texas at Austin and other institutions around the state, a new coalition has launched an effort to enhance the quality of higher education in Texas.


The popular filesharing site The Pirate Bay was back online Tuesday after being shut down by a Swedish court that threatened to fine its bandwidth supplier.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To address the growing demand for advanced wireless data products and services, AT&T* today announced the launch of its third generation (3G) mobile broadband network to the Charlottesville area.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay applauds the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's (FDLE) investigation and August 5, 2009 arrest of those involved in a retail theft ring in Central Florida.


In what may prove to be a major development for scientists in fields ranging from forensics to quantum communications, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new, highly sensitive


Airline travelers are used to being instructed to turn off computers and cell phones during takeoffs and landings as a precaution against interfering with the plane’s navigational equipment, but outside sources of high-energy interference can be even more dangerous.

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PMG.net Inc., the technology leader for service request and fulfilment automation solutions, today announced record financial results for the first six months of 2009 in spite of the economic downturn.

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