Friday, December 9, 2011

Nanoscale electronic circuit suggests new possibilities for computers

Nanoscale electronic circuit suggests new possibilities for computers: "A team of scientists from Montreal's McGill University have successfully formed a circuit between two wires which were separated by a gap of only 15 nanometers - that's about the width of 150 atoms. It is reportedly "the first time that anyone has studied how the wires in an electronic circuit interact with one another when packed so tightly together." Along with being one of the smallest electronic circuits ever created, it has also led to a discovery that may have big implications for the world of computing."

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Amazon makes a move which could fundamentally change retail sales

Amazon makes a move which could fundamentally change retail sales: "Amazon, one of the companies at the very forefront of online retailing in the United States is to make a compelling offer this coming Saturday for one day only - use its smartphone app (Android or Apple app) to compare prices, and they'll effectively pay you $5 to walk out of the store."

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Confederate's X132 Hellcat "affordable" ├╝berbike is finally in production

Confederate's X132 Hellcat "affordable" ├╝berbike is finally in production: "Birmingham UK may be the birthplace of many an historic motorcycle marque but Birmingham Alabama is where we'll find Confederate Motorcycles, builder of exclusive "heirloom" machines for the rich and famous."

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Top 10 things you CAN'T have for Christmas 2011

Top 10 things you CAN'T have for Christmas 2011: "2011 provided more than a few cars that would be a welcome addition in the garage of readers on Christmas morning, from the one million euro Pagani Huayra Supercar to the four-seater Ferrari V12 FF. But for a car that combines desirability with unattainability the one that's hard to beat is Lamborghini's Sesto Elemento with its extensive use of carbon fiber contributing to a weight of just 999 kg (2,202 lb), making it the lightest Lamborghini ever produced. "

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