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February 02, 2013
WIND DAILY
Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine
Bradworthy, England (UPI) Feb 1, 2013
A 115-foot wind turbine that collapsed in Britain last week may have been sabotaged, and a second has been found toppled 18 miles away, officials said. An investigation into the collapse of the turbine in Bradworthy, Devon, during a 50-mph wind last weekend discovered bolts were missing from its base, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. A 60-foot turbine was spotted Friday, "lying crumpled on the ground" 18 miles away in North Petherwin, Cornwall, authorities said. The larger tur ... read more
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ENERGY NEWS

Obama's energy secretary stepping down
US Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who has served under President Barack Obama since 2009, is stepping down, the White House said Friday. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Apple is tops in US in mobile phones: surveys
Apple dethroned Samsung as the top US mobile phone vendor in the final quarter of last year, claiming a record share of 34 percent, research firm Strategy Analytics reported Friday. ... more
TRADE WARS

Phosphorus used in Myanmar protest raid: lawyers
An independent investigation into a crackdown on a copper mine protest in Myanmar that left dozens injured has found that phosphorus was used by security forces, according to a group of lawyers. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Oil prices rise after upbeat US, China data
Oil prices finished higher Friday in New York, buoyed by greater optimism about global growth following encouraging indicators from the US and China. ... more


CAR TECH

China's Geely says buys maker of London taxis
Chinese automaker Geely said Friday it had acquired the maker of London's iconic black taxis for 11.04 million pounds ($17.50 million) after the British company collapsed into administration. ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Wickr app aims to safeguard online privacy
Wickr co-founder Nico Sell is working toward "geek utopia," a world where people hold the power when it comes to who sees what they share on the Internet or from their phones. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

HP cutting at least 850 jobs in Germany
US computer giant Hewlett-Packard said Friday it was closing its enterprise software operation in Ruesselsheim, Germany, in a move eliminating at least 850 jobs. ... more
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CAR TECH

Daimler puts foot on accelerator in China
German automaker Daimler unveiled plans Friday to boost its position in the fast-growing Chinese market by acquiring for 640 million euros a 12-percent stake in the country's fifth-biggest car group. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Asia manufacturing eases in January
Manufacturing activity across Asia expanded in January as the global economy slowly picks up, a widely watched barometer showed Friday, but moderations in China and India suggested recovery remains tentative. ... more
TIME AND SPACE

NYU physicists shine a light on particle assembly
New York University physicists have developed a method for moving microscopic particles with the flick of a light switch. Their work, reported in the journal Science, relies on a blue light to promp ... more
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CHIP TECH

Rutgers Physics Professors Find New Order in Quantum Electronic Material
Two Rutgers physics professors have proposed an explanation for a new type of order, or symmetry, in an exotic material made with uranium - a theory that may one day lead to enhanced computer displa ... more
NANO TECH

Flat boron by the numbers
It would be a terrible thing if laboratories striving to grow graphene from carbon atoms kept winding up with big pesky diamonds. "That would be trouble, cleaning out the diamonds so you could ... more
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ENERGY TECH

New semiconductor research may extend integrated circuit battery life tenfold
Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology, international semiconductor consortium SEMATECH and Texas State University have demonstrated that use of new methods and materials for building inte ... more
TECH SPACE

NTU research embraces laser and sparks cool affair
Bulky and noisy air-conditioning compressors and refrigerators may soon be a thing of the past. With the latest discovery by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), current coo ... more
BIO FUEL

Biofuels Blend Right In
Winemakers have long known that blending different grape varietals can favorably balance the flavor characteristics of the wine they produce. In the future, makers of advanced biofuels might use a s ... more
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BIO FUEL
Deuterium Uptake in Magnetic Fusion Devices with Lithium Conditioned Carbon Walls

Oil prices rise after upbeat US, China data

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BIO FUEL
Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine

Japan plans world's largest wind farm

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One in, two out: Simulating more efficient solar cells

Photon Energy Investments Expands to North America

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ENERGY TECH

Deuterium Uptake in Magnetic Fusion Devices with Lithium Conditioned Carbon Walls
The research of a multi-institutional team from the U.S., Japan, and France, led by Predrag S. Krstic of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences and Jean Paul Allain of Purdue University has ... more
ENERGY NEWS

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism
Schemes that aim to regulate greenhouse gas emissions can limit consumers' attempts to reduce their carbon footprints, according to an economist at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Dr Gris ... more
CAR TECH

Smooth ride at 300 kph
Serious shocks need serious shock absorption, in space as well as on the ground. Now high-performance racing cars are driving more smoothly on space-ready rubber from ESA spacecraft. Toulon-ba ... more
CHIP TECH

3D microchip created
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip which allows information to travel in three dimensions. Currently, microchips can only pass digi ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US must 'destroy' jihadists in Iraq, Syria: ex-general

Israeli strikes kill senior Hamas commanders in Gaza

Lebanon army arrests Arab-Israeli infiltrator: security

Military Sealift command contracts logistics services

Justice elusive for Syria chemical attack victims: HRW

Iran denies linking Iraq role to Western sanctions

British arbitration tribunal backs up Raytheon

CIVIL NUCLEAR

British council votes down nuke depository

INTERNET SPACE

Appeals court denies review on Samsung phone ban

INTERNET SPACE

Global tablet sales surged in past quarter: survey

INTERNET SPACE

'jOBS' film stars regale Apple faithful at Macworld

ENERGY TECH

Iran seeks to salvage gas pipeline deal

ENERGY TECH

Chevron gets permit to explore shale gas in Romania

ENERGY TECH

Argentina pushes Falklands claim in EU

ENERGY TECH

China's coal consumption continues to soar

TRADE WARS

China steel industry says profits plunge

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China house price rise accelerates in January

China PMIs indicate recovery continues

EU 'better than North America' for China firms: survey

Brazil's slow growth bad for sport events

Novel materials: smart and magnetic

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Demagnetization by rapid spin transport

US economy hit brakes in fourth quarter

Blow to Britain's nuclear waste plans

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Pakistan approves port transfer to China

NIST's 'nanotubes on a chip' may simplify optical power measurements

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