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+ - Nanotech tablecloth that charges your laptop

Submitted by moscowde
moscowde (1096675) writes "Research scientists at the University of Tokyo have come up with a unique sheet-like material that can transmit electrical energy over a large area to nearby devices without the need for direct contact, so it can be made into a tablecloth or wallpaper and your appliance can be anywhere on a surface to get charged. The system uses organic molecules as transistors, microelectromechanical switches, and miniature copper coils to transmit energy using electromagnetic induction. http://www.justchromatography.com/general/world-wi thout-wires"
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+ - Pandora blocking users from outside USA and UK

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[Nahoo] writes "Pandora Internet Radio is blocking users from outside of USA and UK. I received a mail saying that my IP indicated I was listening from another country and that the service will be blocked as from May 3... "we must begin proactively preventing access to Pandora's streaming service for most countries outside of the U.S." There is nothing on their blog (http://blog.pandora.com/pandora/) yet but I guess they will be updating it soon. Internet radio is dying..."

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