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Samsung 'Puzzled' As Smartphone Launch Upstaged

March 27, 2014 11:01 am | by Youkyung Lee, Associated Press | Comments

The global launch of Samsung's latest smartphone has been upstaged by South Korean mobile network companies. SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, says it will start selling the Galaxy S5 on Thursday, two weeks before the scheduled sales launch on April 11...

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Visionary or Looney? Zuckerberg on Spending Spree

March 27, 2014 10:51 am | by Barbara Ortutay, Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | Comments

Facebook's latest multibillion dollar acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus is prompting some people to wonder if CEO Mark Zuckerberg is already living in an alternate reality. Longtime technology analyst Roger Kay wonders whether Zuckerberg "is nuts" for agreeing to pay $2 billion for Oculus less than five weeks after inking a deal to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion...

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Smartphone App Helps Alcoholics Stay Sober

March 27, 2014 10:40 am | by Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press | Comments

A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found. The sober app joins a host of others that serve as electronic shoulder angels, featuring a variety of options for trying to prevent alcoholics...

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Jet Search Cut Short; New Satellite Spots Objects

March 27, 2014 10:28 am | by Rob Griffith & Scott McDonald, Associated Press | Comments

Planes and ships searching for debris suspected of being from the missing Malaysian jetliner failed to find any Thursday before bad weather cut their hunt short, as Thailand said one of its satellites had spotted hundreds of objects in the area...

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Parts for New Mini-Shuttle Being Built at Michoud

March 27, 2014 9:21 am | by Janet Mcconnaughey, Associated Press | Comments

Lockheed Martin is working in New Orleans on parts for the Dream Chaser, a mini-shuttle designed to take NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station. That's among a number of space-related projects underway at the ... 

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Photos of the Day: NASA's Next Gen Space Suit Design

March 27, 2014 9:19 am | by NASA | Comments

NASA's Z-2 Suit is the newest prototype in its next-generation spacesuit platform, the Z-series. As a follow-up to the previous Z-1 suit, which was named one of Time Magazine's Best Inventions of 2012, the Z-2 takes the next step in fidelity approaching a final flight-capable design ...

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Photo of the Day: Advanced Tissue-Engineered Human Ectypal Network Analyzer

March 26, 2014 10:59 am | by Nancy Ambrosiano, DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory | Comments

ATHENA, the Advanced Tissue-engineered Human Ectypal Network Analyzer project team, is developing four human organ constructs – liver, heart, lung and kidney – that are based on a significantly miniaturized platform...                

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Surrogate Organ System Developed for Toxicity Testing

March 26, 2014 10:55 am | by Nancy Ambrosiano, DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory | Comments

Creating surrogate human organs, coupled with insights from highly sensitive mass spectrometry technologies, a new project is on the brink of revolutionizing the way we screen new drugs and toxic agents...                              

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Managing Renewables Intelligently

March 26, 2014 10:19 am | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Kurt Rohrig | Comments

Experts have already conducted a test showing that this setup does indeed work reliably in practice, having combined numerous wind parks, biogas and photovoltaic facilities delivering a total output of over 80 MW in a virtual combined-cycle power plant. Because small providers work together...                    

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Facebook Buying Virtual-Reality Company for $2B

March 26, 2014 10:12 am | by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writers RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Technology Writers | Comments

Facebook is buying virtual reality company Oculus, betting $2 billion that its technology will become a new way for people to communicate, learn or be entertained...                        

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Satellite Spots 122 Objects in Malaysia Jet Search

March 26, 2014 10:07 am | by ROB GRIFFITH, Associated Press TODD PITMAN, Associated Press | Comments

A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it...                            

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TE Connectivity Deploys In-Building Wireless Network at Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup

March 25, 2014 2:01 pm | by TE Connectivity | Comments

TE Connectivity (TE) has announced that its InterReach Fusion distributed antenna system (DAS) has been deployed to deliver enhanced mobile services at Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, the largest and busiest airport in Scandinavia. The deployment provides 2G, 3G, and 4G services in the 900/1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, and 2600 MHz frequency bands as well as LTE MIMO service...

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Emerson Network Power’s SE600 Series Expanded Beam Connector

March 25, 2014 1:53 pm | by Emerson Network Power | Comments

Emerson Network Power has announced the launch of the SE600 Series Expanded Beam (EB) connector for systems in oil and gas exploration and production environments, both offshore and onshore. The Nickel Aluminum Bronze (NAB) or stainless steel construction provides the durability required in environments where exposure to salt water, oil, natural gas, and a variety of harsh chemicals...

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Axell Wireless Installs DAS System at World Trade Center Complex

March 25, 2014 1:42 pm | by Axell Wireless | Comments

Axell Wireless has announced it is supplying the public safety communications system for the new World Trade Center complex in New York City, including One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the U.S. at 1776 feet and the fourth tallest in the world...

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New Freescale Power Amplifier Delivers Unmatched Frequency Range, Gain, & Power

March 25, 2014 1:30 pm | by Freescale Semiconductor | Comments

Freescale Semiconductor has introduced the first 2W integrated power amplifier operating with a 5V supply and delivering more than 40 dB of gain to cover all frequency bands between 1500 and 2700 MHz. The component supports any cellular standard operating at this frequency including GSM, 3G, 4G, and LTE...

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