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u.c. davis


'Smoked by Windows Phone'? All smoke and mirrors, some beef

A man says he beat Microsoft's Windows Phone speed challenge, but didn't receive a "Hunger Games" Special Edition PC prize "just because." He is not alone.

By March 26, 2012


Study: By 2030, world can run on renewables

Global energy creation and use computations show existing wind, solar, geothermal, hydrogen, wave, and tidal power could run the world.

By January 27, 2011


Gates, Simonyi give $30 million to massive, space-focused digicam project

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Project, a public-private venture to build a telescope to detect dark matter and dark energy, says it received gifts from Microsoft veterans Charles Simonyi and Bill Gates.

By January 7, 2008


Cell phone didn't ignite California man

Investigators say a suspected Nokia mobile phone did not start the fire that left a 59-year-old man with severe body burns.

By January 18, 2007


Combustible cell phone burns California man

Malfunctioning device is blamed for weekend fire that left a 59-year-old man with severe burns over half of his body.

By January 16, 2007


Build your own bot, courtesy of iRobot

Want a robot that picks up your clothes? The maker of Roomba is out with a device that can be programmed to suit consumers' specific needs. Photos: Creating a customized iRobot

By January 7, 2007


H-1B, meet E-3

A new U.S. visa category has been created for Australians that effectively could increase the number of foreign tech workers that arrive in the U.S. each year, according to the Australian press and an immigration law firm.

By June 1, 2005


Future cell phones to see the light

U.C. Davis gets a Defense Department grant to develop a standard for a new generation of cell phones that use optical signals for speedier and more secure communications.

November 27, 2002