Singapore Bars Muslim Divorces by Text Messages


Muslim authorities in Singapore have turned their backs on a precedent set in Dubai by barring men from using mobile phone text messages to divorce their wives. The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS), the Syariah (Islamic) Court and Registry of Muslim Marriages issued a joint statement saying divorce through ...

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D-Link’s New 802.11b CF Card


802.11b networks give you wide-range, high-speed wireless access at an affordable price – and D-Link’s new DCF-650W Compact Flash Type II card lets you get your PDA hooked up. Having wireless access to information on a PDA can at times be very useful – be it for connecting to the ...

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First All-In-One Still and Video Digicam Unveiled


Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., best known for its Panasonic brand of consumer electronics and digital communications products, today announced that it will introduce the Panasonic NV-EX21, a dual-use DV-format digital camcorder with a detachable network-ready digital still camera. The new camera also features an extra large capacity CCD, 1.08 ...

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Pontis Releases a New Multi-Format Stylish MP3 Player


The PONTIS SP600 is the first MP3-portable on the market to handle different formats of memory cards. PONTIS – inventor of the portable MP3-player – presented their latest product in May 2001 . With its versatile ability, compatibility to store different music formats, almost unlimited expandability and great sound quality, ...

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Canon Introduces Optura100 MC Digital Camcorder


By incorporating a state-of-the-art megapixel CDD image sensor with over one million pixels into a digital camcorder, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon, Inc. has introduced a single camera that performs like two cameras in one – a digital camcorder that records high-resolution video and a digital camera capable ...

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ART’s Voice Recognition Engine Included in Panasonic Cellular Phones


ART, Advanced Recognition Technologies Inc., a global leader of Voice and Handwriting Recognition technology, today announced the signing of an agreement with electronics giant, Matsushita Communication Industrial Co., Ltd. According to the agreement, ART’s software will be integrated into Matsushita’s new TDMA cellular phones to be marketed under the Panasonic ...

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Computers Of The Future: Made Of Glass?


”Engineers in Japan have moved one step closer to their goal of building a personal digital assistant directly onto a sheet of glass. If they are successful, your handheld computer could look just like a small glass panel, possibly as early as 2003. That could be possible because engineers at ...

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