Archive: 10/07/2009

Tech tinkers with daily routines

High-school classmates from 30 years ago connect daily on Facebook. Cable customers report outages on Twitter. A father text messages his daughter to gently tell her it's time for her boyfriend to go home.

Oct 07, 2009
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There's no perfect way to back up your hard drive

If there's one thing to keep in mind about computers, it's this: Hard drives fail. I relearned that lesson recently when one of my laptop's external hard drives stopped working and then my 4-year-old iPod died.

Oct 07, 2009
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The Medical Minute: New treatment of brain aneurysms

(PhysOrg.com) -- Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center recently became only the third hospital in Pennsylvania and one of only about 30 institutions in the country to offer a new minimally invasive treatment for brain ...

Oct 07, 2009
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Changing focus leads Dell to close NC plant

(AP) -- A massive Dell Inc. computer assembly plant once seen as a job generator worthy of the promise of more than $300 million in state and local inducements will go dark in four months, a victim of new ...

Oct 07, 2009
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The Church is still popular

Despite decline in numbers of worshippers and increased secularisation the church is still valued and appreciated as an institution which protects and preserves common values in the public sphere. This has been shown by sociologist ...

Oct 07, 2009
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NASA Conducts Airborne Science Aboard Zeppelin Airship

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA launched its first airborne science mission this week featuring a 246-foot-long Zeppelin NT airship equipped with two imaging instruments to learn more about environmental conditions in the San Francisco ...

Oct 07, 2009
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FBI smashes US-Egypt cyber 'phishing' ring

Investigators in the United States and Egypt have smashed a computer "phishing" identity theft scam described as the biggest cyber-crime investigation in US history, officials said Wednesday.

Oct 07, 2009
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Is Wall Street warming to Yahoo's Microsoft pact?

When Yahoo Inc. unveiled the details of its anticipated search and advertising partnership with Microsoft Corp. in late July, the reaction from Wall Street mostly ranged from skeptical to disappointed.

Oct 07, 2009
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YouTube pacts heighten copyright vigilance

YouTube on Wednesday said it will be able to quickly track snippets from live television shows thanks to new partnerships with three broadcast video delivery specialty firms.

Oct 07, 2009
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Singing During Pregnancy May Be Harder Due To Hormones

The question of how hormones affect a woman's voice is relevant to professional singers because hormonal fluctuations may place them at risk of injury. Knowing when the risks are greatest would help singers avoid performing ...

Oct 07, 2009
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