Archive: 05/11/2010

Scientists weigh in on Stephen Hawking's alien warning

Famed physicist Stephen Hawking set off chatter in late April when he posited the existence of intelligent aliens on his new TV series, "Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking" -- adding that it would be best for human beings ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Other
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Drifting satellite threatens US cable programming

(AP) -- A TV communications satellite is drifting out of control thousands of miles above the Earth, threatening to wander into another satellite's orbit and interfere with cable programming across the United States, the ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Telecom
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Microsoft gets more aggressive with free software

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new edition of its Office programs to businesses Wednesday, and for the first time it's adding versions of Word and other programs that work in a Web browser and will be free for ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Software
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Game sales strong for EA but outlook hurts shares

(AP) -- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. said Tuesday that strong sales of games such as "Battlefield: Bad Company" and "Mass Effect 2" gave the company a quarterly profit above expectations. But its outlook fell ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Business
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