Archive: 07/1/2009

Tech review: Jitterbug J cell phone

Features: This super-simple phone for seniors doesn't require a yearly contract -- just pay for minutes monthly. Easy-to-press big buttons. Has text messaging and Bluetooth capabilities. Phone contacts and ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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YouTube doubles video file size to 2G

Video-sharing site YouTube announced on Wednesday that it was doubling the size limit for uploads to its website to allow users to post more high-definition (HD) video.

dateJul 01, 2009 in Internet
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Web browser enters a golden age

It's been a long time coming, but the humble Web browser is finally entering a golden age. Some 20 years after creation of the World Wide Web and more than 10 years after Microsoft crushed Netscape, the browser ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Software
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Jinni: Semantic Search for Movies

( -- One of the most interesting things I have come across over the Internet is the movie search engine Jinni. Can't think of anything to watch tonight? Type in a phrase, and dozens of moves app ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Internet weblog
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Cost-effectiveness of HPV vaccination in the Netherlands

Even under favorable assumptions, including lifelong protection against 70% of all cervical cancers and no side effects, vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) is not cost-effective in the Netherlands, according ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Cancer
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CDC: Private health care coverage at 50-year-low

(AP) -- The percentage of Americans who don't have private health insurance has hit its lowest mark in 50 years, according to two new government reports. About 65 percent of non-elderly Americans had private insurance in ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Health
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Microsoft posts modest search gains with Bing

New search engine Bing helped Microsoft increase its share of the search market in the United States in June but, still lags behind Yahoo! and Google, a Web analytics firm reported Wednesday.

dateJul 01, 2009 in Internet
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