The Z1 Compact offers identical hardware to the S1, but shrinks the screen from 5 inches to 4.3 - David Phelan gives us the first full UK review
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Friday 11 February 1994
SHARES in National Power and PowerGen fell sharply yesterday in advance of today's statement by Stephen Littlechild, director general of electricity supply, on whether he will refer the companies to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission, writes Mary Fagan.
Friday 05 November 1993
PHILIPS, the Dutch electronics giant, continued its recovery with higher-than-expected profits in the third quarter of the year. In spite of poor economic conditions in Europe, the company reported net income of 133m guilders ( pounds 47m) in the three months to 30 September, compared with a loss of 139m guilders a year ago.
Tuesday 03 August 1993
A DEVICE that can instantly identify malignant and pre-malignant cells in the cervix may make cervical smears a thing of the past. The pen-sized 'Polarprobe', developed by Australian researchers, takes a minute to scan the cervix, is completely painless and gives immediate results on a computer screen. The probe beams light and an electrical charges at cervical cells and measures the reflections.
Show of minuscule machinery points precise way to the future: Susan Watts reports on the pinhead-sized components which could revolutionise lives
Wednesday 30 June 1993
AN EXHIBITION too small to see may seem a little pointless, but the Science Museum's latest venture celebrates a subject that could revolutionise people's lives.
Sunday 16 May 1993
GORDON MCNALLY is half of one of London's best-connected couples. His actress wife, Henrietta, is chairman of City and Westminster Conservatives; the McNallys are big fund-raisers for the party and among the closest friends of John and Norma Major.
Philips' income slips in first quarter: No sign of improvement in Europe, says electronics giant in throes of rationalisation
Thursday 06 May 1993
CONTINUING recession in many of its main markets has caused a sharp fall in Philips' net income to 103m guilders ( pounds 37.1m) in the first quarter from 163m guilders a year ago.
BOOK REVIEW / Complex interactions in the primordial soup: Complexity - M Mitchell Waldrop: Viking, pounds 9.99; Complexity - Roger Lewin: J M Dent, pounds 15.99
Thursday 04 March 1993
BEWARE OF scientists bearing beautiful mathematical models. They are not dangerous, but can be misleading unless they describe the real world. This warning particularly applies to the seductive computer simulations associated with recent studies on the nature of complexity.
Time to wrap up, says Murphy's lore: Forecasting too far ahead is risky, but Bill Burroughs finds evidence that we could be in for a bleak midwinter
Monday 11 January 1993
IN THE past decade we have seen an extraordinary range of winter weather and a surprising number of notable cold snaps. We have had everything from record- breaking cold spells in 1982 and 1987 to the exceptional mildness of 1989 and 1990. The variability has highlighted how valuable it would be if we could plan with confidence what sort of winter lay ahead. Will we ever be able to predict seasonal weather patterns?
Sunday 13 December 1992
AN American hi-tech company is to open a factory in Londonderry, creating 500 jobs. Seagate Technology, of Minneapolis, is due to begin work next month building a plant to make disk drive components.
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Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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- 5 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop