Sunday, June 12, 2005

Astronomers criticise plans to allow cellphone use on planes

Maggie McKee reports for NewScientist: “Using cellphones on aeroplanes could drown out faint radio signals from space, astronomers are warning. They told a US agency considering lifting in-flight restrictions on cellphones that special devices should be installed on planes to limit damage to research if the regulations change.”

Posted by Oleg Ivrii, 02:14 PM / Comments (0)

Monday, June 6, 2005

Intel Chips Will Get Apple to the Next Level

Mac Observer: “Saying it is not as big an announcement as many are calling it, Apple Computer co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs told CNBC Monday, its decision to switch to Intel’s microprocessors over the next two years will get us to where we want to be to build the kind of future products we want.”

Posted by Oleg Ivrii, 10:43 PM / Comments (0)

Sunday, June 5, 2005

Google launches Sitemaps (beta)

Google: “Google Sitemaps is an easy way for you to help improve your coverage in the Google index. It’s a collaborative crawling system that enables you to communicate directly with Google to keep us informed of all your web pages, and when you make changes to these pages.”

Posted by Oleg Ivrii, 12:18 PM / Comments (0)

Apple to Intel announcement at WWDC?

Ars Technica: “CNET is reporting that Steve Jobs is going to drop a bombshell during his keynote address on Monday, June 6: Apple Computer plans to announce Monday that it’s scrapping its partnership with IBM and switching its computers to Intel’s microprocessors, CNET has learned.”

Posted by Oleg Ivrii, 12:09 PM / Comments (0)

Cold, dry and lifeless - a new take on Mars

NewScientist: “New research on a green mineral that degrades easily in water and is present over much of the Martian surface is fuelling debates over the history of water and the current existence of life on the Red planet.”

Posted by Oleg Ivrii, 11:59 AM / Comments (0)

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