2008

2008 In Technology

2008 was a year packed with new technologies, innovations and discoveries – from a new billion-color display to advanced electric cars making their first appearance on the market. In this summary, we have gathered some of the most unique stories ...

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2008 in Science, Medicine and Space

From a possible cure for Aids to a new discovery of quasiparticles, 2008 brought with it important scientific and medical advances as well as great disappointments such as the unexpected malfunction of the Large Hadron Collider, which postponed the multi ...

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A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Storage and Memory

A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Storage and Memory

Digital data storage solutions were a hot topic at the CeBIT this year. As storage capacities threaten to fly through the roof, many companies are striving to stand out in the crowd by developing more efficient cooling systems and decreasing ...

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A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Ultra Mobile PC’s

A Look Back at CeBIT 2008: Ultra Mobile PC’s

Several interesting ultra mobile PCs (UMPC) were launched at the recent Cebit 2008 show. As more and more companies enter this field, there is a steady improvement in the ultra mobile PC’s processing power, features, and battery life. Here are ...

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Quake Live – a Blasting Advertisement

Quake Live – a Blasting Advertisement

The Texas-based computer games company “id Software” has announced a partnership with the advertising network “IGA Worldwide”. This partnership is expected to lead to the development of the next version of the legendary first person shooter – “Quake”, which for ...

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eCoupled’s Wireless Power

eCoupled’s Wireless Power

The U.S. based company “Fulton Innovation” has developed a technology that enables wirelessly charging electrical devices. The company demonstrated a series of products powered by “eCoupled Intelligent Wireless Power” at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las-Vegas. The engineers ...

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USB 3.0 to Come in 2008

USB 3.0 to Come in 2008

During the recent Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San-Francisco, Intel announced that together with its partners it is forming a “promoter group” to push for the creation of a new generation of the most popular connection standard ever created – ...

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