Monthly Archives: December 2007

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Dec
30

Lithium Batteries Banned From Checked Bags On Flights

The U.S. Transportation Department has barred travelers from packing loose lithium batteries in their checked bags on all flights. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said the move is designed to help minimize the risk that such batteries could overheat and catch…

Dec
30

Probability of Asteroid Impact On Mars Increased

The probability of Asteroid 2007 WD5 hitting mars has increased from 1.3 percent to 3.9 percent. Which is about 1 in 25 odds. This new estimation comes from officials at the Near Earth Object Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).If there is…

Dec
30

AOL to Discontinue Support for Netscape Browser

In February AOL will discontinue support and development for the Netscape browser.Tom Drapeau, lead developer of Netscape.com said on his blog, “AOL’s focus on transitioning to an ad-supported Web business leaves little room for the size of investment needed to get the Netscape…

Dec
30

Sony Will Stop Making Rear Projection Televisions

Today Sony Corporation announced it will stop making rear projection televisions. Sony said it would focus its resources on liquid crystal displays (LCD), and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology. Sony said they will stop making the rear-projection TVs at three plants in Japan…