Archive: 10/09/2009

FCC launches probe of Google Voice service

(AP) -- Federal regulators will look into complaints by AT&T Inc. that Google Inc.'s free messaging and calling service, Google Voice, blocks calls to rural communities where local phone companies charge ...

dateOct 09, 2009 in Internet
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Hyper-SAGE boosts remote MRI sensitivity

A new technique in Magnetic Resonance Imaging dubbed "Hyper-SAGE" has the potential to detect ultra low concentrations of clincal targets, such as lung and other cancers. Development of Hyper-SAGE was led ...

dateOct 09, 2009 in Materials Science
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China launches crackdown on online gaming

China has launched a campaign to crack down on online games operating illegally and featuring content deemed to be unhealthy, state media reported Friday, in the nation's latest Internet clean-up effort.

dateOct 09, 2009 in Internet
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New US law helps ill students keep health coverage

(AP) -- A federal law inspired by a New Hampshire woman's courage and enacted through her mother's determination took effect Friday, sparing seriously ill or injured college students from having to choose ...

dateOct 09, 2009 in Health
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ISS Expedition 20 Prepares for Departure

( -- The nine residents of the International Space Station were busy with crew handover activities and science-related tasks Thursday as they prepared for the departure of the Expedition 20 crew ...

dateOct 09, 2009 in Space Exploration
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