Archive: 10/14/2009

Bumpy road for satellite TV in cars

The summer road tripping season is over, but with the holidays on the horizon, people soon will be piling into their cars for annual pilgrimages to family and friends.

Oct 14, 2009
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Twitter partners with Indian firm for SMS tweets

Twitter announced a deal with India's top mobile company Bharti Airtel on Wednesday that will allow users of the hot micro-blogging service to send "tweets" at standard SMS message rates and receive them for ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Silicon brittle? Not this kind!

(PhysOrg.com) -- Silicon, the most important semiconductor material of all, is usually considered to be as brittle and breakable as window glass. On the nanometer scale, however, the substance exhibits very ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Music blog to offer high-quality song streaming

(AP) -- Consumers seem reluctant to sign up for online music services that charge subscription fees, yet a music blogging site is hoping to reel in music lovers by offering unlimited access to a catalog of high-fidelity ...

Oct 14, 2009
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NY state seeks to crack down on wayward truckers

(AP) -- New York state wants to crack down on truckers who rely on satellite devices to direct them onto faster but prohibited routes and end up crashing into overpasses that are too low for their rigs.

Oct 14, 2009
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PC shipments gain in 3Q, a good sign for holidays

(AP) -- Worldwide shipments of personal computers edged back up in the third quarter, according to industry researchers, a promising sign for the industry as it heads into the holiday shopping season.

Oct 14, 2009
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New Wi-Fi technology to let gadgets talk directly

(AP) -- Starting in mid-2010, new versions of gadgets like cameras, cell phones and computers will be able to talk to each other using Wi-Fi without needing to connect to a wireless network first.

Oct 14, 2009
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