Archive: 02/05/2013

Police, politicians push surveillance after Boston

(AP)—Police and politicians across the U.S. are pointing to the surveillance video that was used to help identify the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as a reason to get more electronic eyes on their streets.

dateMay 02, 2013 in Other
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Sore thumbs? US text messaging declines

Americans are saying goodbye to text messaging, a wireless industry group says, as Internet-based applications such as Apple's Messages are starting to taking over from what was once a cash cow for phone companies.

dateMay 02, 2013 in Telecom
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Too early to say if Neruda was poisoned: Chile

Scientists testing the remains of Pablo Neruda confirmed the Chilean poet had advanced prostate cancer but it's too early to rule on assertions he was poisoned by the Pinochet dictatorship he strongly opposed, an official ...

dateMay 02, 2013 in Other
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Expert: Rhino population wiped out in Mozambique

(AP)—Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, the beasts again are on the brink of vanishing from the country by poachers seeking their ...

dateMay 02, 2013 in Ecology
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