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November 17, 2011 by

The story of the first photograph

If you look carefully, you can see the outbuildings, courtyard, trees, and surrounding landscape as Nicephore saw it through his window, all the way back in 1826. And the rest is history.

September 14, 2011 by

Apple sues Samsung in the UK over Android

Apple has sued Samsung in the UK courts, further expanding the myriad countries in which it has taken legal action against the Korean manufacturer over its Android products.The suit was filed on Monday, Samsung told ZDNet UK, explaining that it was a countersuit against action Samsung filed with the High Court in June.

October 3, 2010 by

Simon Phipps unbound

Since Simon Phipps took the corporate blinders off after leaving Oracle he has noticed a sea change among enterprises. He called these changes the first and second derivatives of liberty. The first he said is innovation, the second profit.

November 18, 2007 by

Cruising in our cities

If you drive a car in many European cities, I bet you're not always happy to see the traffic lights stopping you. And you're not alone: environmentalists agree with you -- but for other reasons. As traffic flows account for about one-third of global energy consumption, better control systems for traffic lights could reduce harmful CO2 emissions. Now, German researchers have developed a self-organized control system for traffic lights that could improve vehicular traffic flow by up to 95 percent. They even patented their combination of two strategies leading to this better control system for traffic lights. But read more...


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