Archive: 04/04/2007

Supernova impostor goes supernova

In a galaxy far, far away, a massive star suffered a nasty double whammy. On Oct. 20, 2004, Japanese amateur astronomer Koichi Itagaki saw the star let loose an outburst so bright that it was initially mistaken for a supernova. ...

dateApr 04, 2007 in Astronomy
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Startup Launches Fixed-Cost PC Support for SMBs

A startup PC support service, PC-VIP, has launched in eleven U.S. markets and in two cities in Europe. The company hopes to turn PC support from a variable to a fixed cost, pledging to give support calls all the time they ...

dateApr 04, 2007 in Business
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Middle Class Workers Feeling the Valley's Squeeze

Not only did the middle class of Silicon Valley weather the toughest times during the dot-com bust, they've also had the hardest time recovering, finds a report issued Mar. 29 by Working Partnerships USA, an economic research ...

dateApr 04, 2007 in Business
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