Archive: 11/02/2011

Google picks Mobile as model for mobile business

(AP) -- Google Inc. is heading far away from its California headquarters for a new campaign to help businesses build websites that work well on mobile devices: The Alabama city of Mobile. That's pronounced moh-BEEL.

Nov 02, 2011
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CenturyLink 3Q net income falls as expenses rise

(AP) -- Phone company CenturyLink Inc. says its third-quarter net income fell as rising operating expenses related to its April acquisition of larger phone company Qwest overshadowed increased revenue.

Nov 02, 2011
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Brain control? Shining light on pupil constriction

(PhysOrg.com) -- You’ve seen it on television: A doctor shines a bright light into an unconscious patient’s eye to check for brain death. If the pupil constricts, the brain is OK, because in mammals, ...

Nov 02, 2011
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Bug forces Google to pull Gmail app

Google unveiled an email application for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch on Wednesday but was forced to pull it just hours later because of a bug.

Nov 02, 2011
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Whales off Calif. coast draw crowds, warning

(AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday monitored the waters off Santa Cruz, where a pod of whales has settled unusually close to shore drawing crowds and threatening the safety of kayakers and other boaters ...

Nov 02, 2011
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Watching the birth of an iceberg

(PhysOrg.com) -- After discovering an emerging crack that cuts across the floating ice shelf of Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica, NASA's Operation IceBridge has flown a follow-up mission and made the first-ever ...

Nov 02, 2011
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