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Portables

Submission + - Polymer Vision unveils rollable E ink device

An anonymous reader writes: A company called Polymer Vision, which spun out from Philips in 2006, has come up with a rollable E ink display that's called the Readius. It's similar to the Sony Reader, except that it can be rolled up into a small pocket-friendly form factor. The Readius can display 16 shades of grey and it has 4GB of on-board memory, so you can store all your books, emails and PDFs on it. It also features USB, as well as GPRS/EDGE and DVB-H connectivity, meaning you can download data wirelessly, too.
Power

Submission + - Big Business Wants Bush to Go Green

Nitack writes: CEOs of ten major industrial corporations call for Bush to address global warming in the State of the Union. Climate change is finally an issue that has galvanized those would be opponents such as BP, DuPont, and others. Even utility giant PG&E is on board.
Education

Submission + - Climate Change model results in

AliasTheRoot writes: Over the last year, the BBC has been promoting a distributed climate modelling project, along the lines of SETI@HOME and with the aid of 250,000 people produced a set of climate models up to the year 2080. The results show a marked increase in temperature. The British Isles themselves look to be having a 4C rise in temperature, and a massive increase in precipitation. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/hottopics/climatechange/

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