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80% of mobile operators likely to become data connectivity providers

80% of mobile operators likely to become data connectivity providers

80% of mobile operators agreed that becoming a mobile data connectivity provider is either quite likely or highly likely, according to 3-ple Media. Average revenue per user (ARPU) from traditional services has been in steady decline, but 52% of operators said they are current revenue leaders in the field. 26% operators rated themselves as likely [...]

April 8, 2008 by in Mobility

The Texas petawatt laser

The Texas petawatt laser

According to the University of Texas at Austin in a very short news release, the most powerful laser in the world fired up last week. The researchers said that this laser is 2,000 times more powerful than all power plants in the United States. But, as in previous experiments with powerful lasers, this power lasts only for a very short period of time, a 10th of a trillionth of a second in this case -- or 0.0000000000001 second. The physicists added that this laser 'is brighter than sunlight on the surface of the Sun.' They also said that is the only operating petawatt laser in the United States. But they forgot to say that a system installed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory broke the petawatt peak power barrier back in 1996. But read more...

April 8, 2008 by in Oracle

Opera Browser "Speed Dial"

Opera Browser "Speed Dial"

I have recently started using "Speed Dial" in the Opera web browser a lot more. If you aren't familiar with it, what they do is give you nine mini-browser windows within the main Opera window, each of which can be preset to a specific web page.

April 8, 2008 by in Linux

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