Archive: 06/16/2011

A national push for energy innovation

In a spirited talk at MIT, former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm presented a plan for a bipartisan initiative that she said could help the United States regain a world leadership role in the creation ...

Jun 16, 2011
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Sony's Music Unlimited comes to Android

Sony has released an app making its Music Unlimited online streaming available on smartphones running Google's Android system, amid growing competition from Amazon and Apple in cloud-based services.

Jun 16, 2011
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Yahoo! helps find smartphone 'apps'

Yahoo! has begun helping people navigate the sea of applications available for Apple iPhones or mobile gadgets powered by Google-backed Android software.

Jun 16, 2011
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Hackers claim hit on CIA website (Update 2)

A hacker group was brazenly ramping up its antics as waves of cyberattacks targeting even the US spy agency expose how poorly defended many networks are against Internet marauders.

Jun 16, 2011
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Lunar eclipse turns moon blood red

The longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade turned the moon blood red on Thursday, yielding a rare visual treat for stargazers across a large swathe of the planet from Australia to Europe.

Jun 16, 2011
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LightSquared gets extension for GPS test results

Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems ...

Jun 16, 2011
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Citigroup says 360,000 affected by hackers

Hackers stole account information of more than 360,000 of Citigroup Inc.'s U.S. credit card customers in a recent data breach, the bank said Wednesday, almost double the number initially thought.

Jun 16, 2011
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Poll on Facebook users reveals unexpected results

Contrary to popular opinion, social network users actually do have real lives. According to a poll published on Thursday by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, Facebook users are more ...

Jun 16, 2011
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For a pioneer of technology, 100 years of 'Think'

Google, Apple and Facebook get all the attention. But the forgettable everyday tasks of technology - saving a file on your laptop, swiping your ATM card to get 40 bucks, scanning a gallon of milk at the checkout ...

Jun 16, 2011
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