Nokia GameAfter declaring the N-gage a complete failure it had appeared that mobile phone giant Nokia had been set to retire from the game development Arena and lick its wounds. Not so. Gameshout reports that Nokia has announced a Space Alliance MMOG action Game.

The company announced earlier today that “hundreds of thousands of players can expect to be able to connect through “Space Alliance,” a massively multi-player online game (MMOG) available on selected Java technology-enabled mobile phones through the Nokia SNAP Mobile service”.

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GoogleGoogle Personalized Searched has graduated from Google Labs and entered into what will undoubtedly be a lengthy Beta. The service, now available to users of Google’s 38 domains reorders your search results based upon your previous searches, clicks, and what seems to interest you the most. The goal with personalized search is essentially to help Google accurately give you what you’re looking for.

As reported by Clickz ,

“Google made several feature enhancements to the service for this launch. A new bookmark feature lets you mark any page in your search history that’s useful and that you want to easily find again. To bookmark a result, click the star next to it. You can also add searchable labels and notes to bookmarks.
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Artist's impressionRedOrbit News reports that astronomers have discovered a minature solar system orbiting a distance brown dwarf using NASA’s state of the art Spitzner Space Telescope. The Brown Dwarf, a mere 8 times as massive as Jupiter is one of the smallest brown dwarfs ever detected. In addition, this brown dwarf is the smallest known to harbor a rocky planet forming disk of dust and debris.

Astonishingly, this brown Dwarf, located about 500 light-years away from Earth in the southern constellation Chamaeleon is very young. Its approximated age is only about 2 million years, making it an infant in terms of stellar bodies.
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Robot ExhibitionYahoo! News has a story about how ambitious Japanese researchers are developing a robot to train doctors. A research team from Nagoya University has unvieled their working prototype at the launch of the previously reported Internaional Robot Exhibition.

“The so-called Micro Surgery Robot resembles a surgeon and enters the fake blood vessels of a translucent human-shaped dummy.
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The 2005 International Robot Exhibition is taking place in the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Japan). The Theme this year is “From Manufacturing to Daily Life.” With the continued development in robotics, especially over the last few years, they have been moving from the factory floor to the family room. The aim of this conference is to emphasize the harmonization of humans and robots, persue the range of the state of the art in robotic technology and help people understand how it contributes to the world.

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Iranian Space Program Guardian Unlimited reports that Iran has been snapping up space launch technologies as quickly as possible for its ambitious satellite launch program. Reports of this ambitious space program have already fueled fears that the “rogue” state is only looking to do a quick build upon its Shahab-3 missile which boasts a current known range of 1,240 miles – that’s more than enough range to strike Israel.

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