Archive: 09/03/2009

Report exposes loopholes in gun-control laws

Gun shows and the lack of uniform gun-control laws provide easy access to guns that can be used for criminal purposes, according to a new report released today from the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research ...

Sep 03, 2009
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Thinner thighs, weaker heart

Men and women whose thighs are less than 60cm in circumference have a higher risk of premature death and heart disease, according to research published on BMJ.com today. The study also concluded that individuals whose thighs ...

Sep 03, 2009
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EU delays Oracle-Sun deal, probing database market

(AP) -- Oracle Corp. figured its $7.4 billion buyout for Sun Microsystems Inc. could skate through antitrust scrutiny, folding Sun into a technology powerhouse when Sun badly needs the lifeline. Both companies will have ...

Sep 03, 2009
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Marketing company sells clients Facebook friends

(AP) -- On Facebook, most people make friends the old-fashioned way - by sending a request to be added to someone's posse of pals. Now, an Australian marketing company hopes to save you time and energy by ...

Sep 03, 2009
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Sony to Bring 3D Home in 2010

At a press conference held in Berlin, Germany on the eve of IFA 2009, Sony Corporation announced plans to lead the way in delivering new 3D viewing experiences by bringing 3D to the home in 2010.

Sep 03, 2009
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