Archive: 07/10/2009

General Motors to try selling new cars on eBay

(AP) -- As part of its turnaround plan, General Motors Corp. said Friday it plans to experiment with auctioning new cars on eBay, expanding on an existing partnership covering certified used vehicles on the online marketplace.

dateJul 10, 2009 in Internet
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Rosetta Stone sues Google over trademark

Rosetta Stone, a language-learning software producer, on Friday filed a federal lawsuit against Google for infringing its trademark through Google's AdWords online advertising program.

dateJul 10, 2009 in Internet
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FDA clears Eli Lilly's blood thinner Effient

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a highly anticipated blood thinner from Eli Lilly, though the drug must carry the agency's sternest warning because of its bleeding risks.

dateJul 10, 2009 in Medications
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Scientists identify enzyme important in aging

The secret to longevity may lie in an enzyme with the ability to promote a robust immune system into old age by maintaining the function of the thymus throughout life, according to researchers studying an "anti-aging" mouse ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Medical research
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AP proposes new article formatting for the Web

(AP) -- The Associated Press is proposing that publishers attach descriptive tags to news articles online in hopes of taming the free-for-all of news and information on the Web and generating more traffic for established ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Internet
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Glitch in antivirus software troubles PC users

(AP) -- Antivirus software cuts two ways. It's great at blocking known viruses, but it can sometimes misfire, mistakenly flagging clean files as malicious. That sends a computer into a tailspin trying to clean up stuff that's ...

dateJul 10, 2009 in Software
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