Archive: 01/14/2011

Downloads of Disney's new 'Tap Tap' game cross 6M

(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co.'s newly restructured mobile game division briefly knocked the popular "Angry Birds" off its perch atop iTunes' free app store over the holidays in a sign that its purchase of game-maker Tapulous ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Software
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Coal industry fumes as US revokes mining permit

The withdrawal of a permit for a controversial "mountaintop removal" coal mining operation has sparked outrage in the US industry, but was hailed as a victory for environmental protection and the health of ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Environment
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Kama Sutra virus dupes with sexy promise

Sophos computer security firm on Friday warned that hackers are spreading a nasty computer virus with a file promising a PowerPoint presentation of sexual positions from the Kama Sutra.

dateJan 14, 2011 in Internet
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Authors see e-books as escape from publishing houses

Joe Konrath can't wait for his books to go out of print. When that happens, the 40-year-old crime novelist plans to reclaim the copyrights from his publisher, Hyperion Books, and self-publish them on Amazon.com, Apple Inc.'s ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Business
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