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2013-11-01 12:29:19

Private cloud storage innovator, Connected Data, advises spending the "extra hour" from Daylight Savings backing up photos, videos and critical data SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To call attention to the importance of backing up important computer files, Transporter, a brand under the Connected Data portfolio, is declaring Sunday, Nov. 3 as "National Back It Up Day." The Transporter team, dedicated to creating the best in private cloud storage devices, has today released...

Beam Me Up Scotty: Physicists Calculate Energy Needed For Teleportation
2013-07-30 13:53:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physics students have determined what energy it would take in order for the fictional Star Trek character Scotty to beam up Captain Kirk. Four University of Leicester physics students published a paper in the School's Journal of Physics Special Topics explaining that the energy required to teleport one person is shown to be dependent on bandwidth, meaning a decrease in time creates an increase in power consumption. In order for a...

2012-06-26 10:21:08

WAVERLY, Iowa, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- How do you safely and securely move the equivalent of a dozen or more elephants? Just ask Mel Terry, an expert in equalizing suspension technologies who began his career designing effective ways to move oilrigs on Alaska's North Slope. In 2004 Terry joined the Doerfer Companies to help create the Wheelift Systems Group, a rising leader in ultra-heavy capacity transporter systems that are revolutionizing operations across industries....

2005-07-20 11:39:30

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Doohan, best known as Scotty, the feisty, Scottish-accented chief engineer on television's original "Star Trek" series, died on Wednesday at his home in Redmond, Washington, his manager said. He was 85. Doohan, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease last summer, died of complications from that degenerative illness and pneumonia, Steve Stevens told Reuters. A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Doohan was a prolific voice actor on Canadian radio...