Archive: 08/04/2010

Point and peek iPhone app for Aussie househunters

One of Australia's four major banks launched a bold new smartphone application Wednesday, offering househunters a virtual peek into their dream home and instant data simply by pointing their iPhone at it.

Aug 04, 2010
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Google loosens Europe ad trademark controls

Google shook up its lucrative online advertising service in Europe on Wednesday, saying it would allow sellers to register other companies' brand names as search "keywords" when shopping on the Internet.

Aug 04, 2010
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NASA Lightning Research Happens in a Flash

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lightning's connection to hurricane intensification has eluded researchers for decades, and for a riveting 40 days this summer, NASA lightning researchers will peer inside storms in a way ...

Aug 04, 2010
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Smell the love

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mandrills can use body odour to identify potential mates, researchers have found, in a study which lends new support to the theory that humans also have the ability to "sniff out" suitable ...

Aug 04, 2010
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Discovery of Saturn's auroral heartbeat

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team of scientists led by Dr Jonathan Nichols of the University of Leicester has discovered that Saturn’s aurora, an ethereal ultraviolet glow which illuminates Saturn’s ...

Aug 04, 2010
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Indonesian Internet use booming

So you've looked up sexy spy Anna Chapman's Facebook photos and you've cried along with Lindsay Lohan as she was sent to the slammer, but what about Peterporn, Sinta and Jovita? Ever heard of them?

Aug 04, 2010
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FDA moves toward tighter medical device oversight

(AP) -- Makers of X-ray machines, drug pumps and other medical devices would have to submit more safety information to win federal approval under a proposal designed to tighten regulation of thousands of products reviewed ...

Aug 04, 2010
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