Archive: 11/08/2009

Expanding drug treatment: Is US ready to step up?

(AP) -- Based on the rhetoric, America's war on drugs seems poised to shift into a more enlightened phase where treatment of addicts gains favor over imprisonment of low-level offenders. Questions abound, ...

dateNov 08, 2009 in Other
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Sony offers 'Cloudy' early to people with its TVs

(AP) -- In a bid to sell living room electronics and spur buzz for "Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs," Sony Corp. is offering the movie for free to U.S. buyers of its Internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players starting ...

dateNov 08, 2009 in Business
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Advertisers face resistance to on-line tracking

Campaigners are stepping up efforts to curb online tracking of Internet use by firms that deliver adverts tailored to the specific interests of consumers, as polls reveal widespread unease with the practice.

dateNov 08, 2009 in Internet
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Landmark health bill passes House on close vote

(AP) -- The Democratic-controlled House narrowly passed far-reaching health care legislation, handing President Barack Obama a hard-won victory on his chief domestic priority though the road ahead in the ...

dateNov 08, 2009 in Health
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Software cos. eye key patent case in Supreme Court

(AP) -- With the technology industry looking on, the Supreme Court on Monday will explore what types of inventions should be eligible for a patent in a pivotal case that could undermine such legal protections ...

dateNov 08, 2009 in Business
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