Archive: 05/14/2010

Wireless users opt for service without commitment

(AP) -- For wireless subscribers, commitment is out and short-term relationships are in. This year, customers have been making a big shift away from two-year contracts toward "prepaid" cell phone service, ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Telecom
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Android 2.2 launch imminent

(PhysOrg.com) -- The next version of Google's mobile operating system, Android 2.2, codenamed 'Froyo' after frozen yoghurt, is expected to be officially launched next week.

dateMay 14, 2010 in Software weblog
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Jupiter has lost one of its cloud stripes

(PhysOrg.com) -- New photographs of the gas giant Jupiter, the first taken on May 9, show the massive reddish band of clouds known as the Southern Equatorial Belt in the planet’s southern hemisphere has ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Astronomy report
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Study finds effects of early child care at age 15

Teens who were in high-quality child care settings as young children scored slightly higher on measures of academic and cognitive achievement and were slightly less likely to report acting-out behaviors than peers who were ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Health
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Spitting cobras track first, predict later

Most venomous snakes are legendary for their lethal bites, but not all. Some spit defensively. Bruce Young, from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, explains that some cobras defend themselves by spraying ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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China says Internet fully restored in Xinjiang

(AP) -- China's riot-torn western region of Xinjiang said it fully restored the Internet on Friday, 10 months after shutting down access over allegations that agitators used the Web to stir up ethnic violence that killed ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Internet
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