22nd January 2005 Archive
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A flammable world...
The data sent back via NASA's Cassini spacecraft confirm that Titan is a moon with weather. It rains methane on Titan. They don't know how often, but they know that it does. The latest news from the Huygens probe is that "it might have rained yesterday". Of course, "yesterday" is the day before the probe landed, not yesterday, …
Science 22 Jan 2005, 00:11
Looking for options
Five years ago almost to the day, Transmeta launched without manufacturing facilities as a "fabless chip company". Now it's all but abandoning future chip design, so it's a fabless chipless company. In a conference call today executives outlined some of the options Transmeta is exploring, and tried to explain why less is more. …
Channel Register 22 Jan 2005, 14:36
Let a thousand MVNOs bloom
Mobile virtual network operators look set to become a reality in Ireland as the European Commission rules in favour of ComReg's review of the mobile market. ComReg said on Friday, 21 January that it had received notification from the European Commission saying that it agrees with the regulator's assessment of the Irish market …
Mobile 22 Jan 2005, 14:49
- Product Round-up Smartwatch face off: Pebble, MetaWatch and new hi-tech timepieces
- Geek's Guide to Britain BT Tower is just a relic? Wrong: It relays 18,000hrs of telly daily
- Geek's Guide to Britain The bunker at the end of the world - in Essex
- Review: Sony Xperia SP
- Dell's PC-on-a-stick landing in July: report