Tag: position

Hunting for the Real 'Planet X'

Hunting for the Real 'Planet X'

| November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The pronunciamento of the discovery of exoplanet Alpha Centauri Bb steady Oct. 16 is a testimony to how far planetary detection techniques have advance over the last few decades. It brings the lump of confirmed exoplanets — or “extra-solar planets” — to a staggering 825. However, the probe for planets in our own solar body [...]

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Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

One street that sensors can track your position without using an array of satellites is through . measuring your acceleration as you prompt around — but unless you’re piloting a jumbo jet, current devices aren’t highly accurate. Researchers at Caltech hope to change all that with a new, beyond-sensitive accelerometer they developed, which uses laser [...]

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Fujifilm X-E1 leaks into view oozing vintage cool

Fujifilm X-E1 leaks into view oozing vintage cool

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Japanese position called Digicam Info has leaked pics of a antecedently unknown Fujifilm mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, the X-E1. The trig looking snapper bears a strong tribe resemblance to the X-Pro1 mould, but looks to be flaunting a clap-up flash, and lacks the optical viewfinder of the flagship image. The sneaked pics show black and [...]

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Former Finnish PM Aho to leave Nokia management

Former Finnish PM Aho to leave Nokia management

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Former Finnish Prime Minister Esko Aho, who has headed government and public affairs at Nokia, will step down from his position on the management team to take a position as Senior Fellow at Harvard University. Aho, who joined the s…

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Viacom increases quarterly dividend 10 percent

Viacom increases quarterly dividend 10 percent

Viacom Inc. said Wednesday that it is increasing its quarterly dividend by 10 percent given its solid financial position.

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EC calls on Google to address competition concerns

EC calls on Google to address competition concerns

The European Commission (EC) is pushing Google to address concerns about abusing its dominant position in the internet search engine market

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EU gives Google ‘weeks’ to ease antitrust concerns

EU gives Google ‘weeks’ to ease antitrust concerns

The European Union has given Google “a matter of weeks” to propose remedies to antitrust concerns arising from its alleged dominant position in the online search market.

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Google must answer trust concerns

Google must answer trust concerns

| May 21, 2012

The European Commission tells Google it has a “matter of weeks” to allay fears it is abusing its position as the world’s dominant search engine.

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Italy Microsoft head in pole for CEO position at RCS: sources

Italy Microsoft head in pole for CEO position at RCS: sources

MILAN (Reuters) – Pietro Scott Jovane, CEO of the Italian unit of Microsoft, was in pole position to take over as chief executive of Italian media company RCS MediaGroup, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday. “This time it seems that there…

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Limb.al Makes Your Smartphone Even More Useful [VIDEO]

Limb.al Makes Your Smartphone Even More Useful [VIDEO]

Here’s Limb.al, a Kickstarter project with a simple premise: Let’s hold your smartphone in a position where it can help you while it’s charging — or otherwise just sitting there. It’s a rigid USB cable that holds that Android device or iPhone either h…

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