Archive: 10/15/2009

Auschwitz memorial launches Facebook page

(AP) -- The memorial museum at Auschwitz has launched a Facebook page, hoping that the popular social networking site will help it reach young people around the globe and engage them in discussions about the former Nazi ...

Oct 15, 2009
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Nokia posts loss of $832 million in third quarter

(AP) -- World-leading mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of euro559 million ($832 million) in the third quarter, taking hits from a 20 percent drop in sales and a one-time charge for the fallen value ...

Oct 15, 2009
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For music buffs, Zune HD strikes right tune

In the two years I've been reviewing gadgets, I've never tested Microsoft's digital music and video player, called the Zune. The device only accounts for a tiny fraction of the market, and it had always struck ...

Oct 15, 2009
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Bias affects cell phone cancer risk findings

(PhysOrg.com) -- A group of South Korean and American researchers has found studies of possible links between cell phones and brain tumors and other cancers vary in quality, and those suggesting there is little ...

Oct 15, 2009 weblog
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Interoperability overdue for instant messaging

You would think it was crazy if your cell phone could call only people with phones on the same network. But we put up with that absurd situation when it comes to instant messaging -- and have for years. Worse, there's little ...

Oct 15, 2009
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Oracle's Larry Ellison to IBM: 'make our day'

(AP) -- Larry Ellison ratcheted up his rhetoric against IBM Corp. on Wednesday, challenging Oracle Corp.'s longtime partner and rival to "make our day" in a battle over business software performance.

Oct 15, 2009
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