Archive: 08/05/2009

Time to clean up your digital closet

Let's jump ahead 50 years. Imagine your grandchildren are rummaging around in your attic, looking through old boxes and trunks. They discover laptops, hard drives wrapped in cloth, DVDs, and maybe even a real antique: A ...

Aug 05, 2009
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Let freedom ring with Google Voice

With the exception of touch-tone phones, Caller ID and cell phones, talking on the phone hasn't changed a lot during the past few decades. That's a big reason why people are increasingly choosing to text, ...

Aug 05, 2009
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1930s home goes green

A 1930s house built in 2008 is about to undergo the first of three energy efficiency upgrades which will ultimately convert an energy inefficient house into a zero carbon home designed to meet the Government's 2016 CO2 targets fo ...

Aug 05, 2009
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What you eat depends on with whom you eat

If you are a woman who dines with a man, chances are you choose food with fewer calories than if you dine with a woman. That is one of the findings in a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University.

Aug 05, 2009
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UC San Diego launches Triton Resource Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, today officially launched the Triton Resource, an integrated, data-intensive computing system primarily designed to support UC San Diego ...

Aug 05, 2009
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Health-care reform must respect patient autonomy

As President Obama and Congress weigh changes in the nation's health care system they must avoid creating a system where physicians are financially motivated to pressure patients into mandated treatments that conflict with ...

Aug 05, 2009
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Cisco earnings fall 46 pct but beat expectations

(AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc. said earnings fell 46 percent in its latest quarter, but the profit beat Wall Street expectations, and the company said the quarter may have been the bottom of the recession-related ...

Aug 05, 2009
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News Corp 4Q loss hits $203M on MySpace writedown

(AP) -- Global media company News Corp. says its fourth-quarter net loss hit $203 million due to huge impairment charges at MySpace, while its operating profit for the year was slightly worse than it predicted due to the ...

Aug 05, 2009
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