Archive: 12/12/2011

Mac App Store downloads top 100 million

Apple on Monday said that more than 100 million mini-programs tailored for Macintosh computers have been downloaded from the Mac App Store since it opened at the start of the year.

Dec 12, 2011
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Forget the fruitcake: Give skydiving lessons

(AP) -- Forget the material things - reindeer sweaters, clunky toys, stocking stuffers that end up as, well, stuff. How about a skydiving lesson, a spa pampering or a night at a cozy bed and breakfast?

Dec 12, 2011
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Nature's medicine cabinet could yield hundreds of new drugs

There are probably at least 500 medically useful chemicals awaiting discovery in plant species whose chemical constituents have not yet been evaluated for their potential to cure or treat disease, according to a new analysis ...

Dec 12, 2011
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Justice, AT&T agree to put off antitrust trial

(AP) -- AT&T Inc. and the Justice Department agreed Monday to put off their upcoming antitrust trial over the phone company's proposed acquisition of smaller rival T-Mobile USA while the wireless carriers determine the fate ...

Dec 12, 2011
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Diamonds and dust for better cement

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's no surprise that humans the world over use more water, by volume, than any other material. But in second place, at over 17 billion tons consumed each year, comes concrete made with Portland ...

Dec 12, 2011
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