Archive: 17/01/2006

Online job postings decline

Fewer jobs were posted online in December compared to the previous month, the Conference Board reported Tuesday.

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Motorola contest yields 'mood' phone

Motorola's "MOTOFWRD" grand-prize winner from Duke University was awarded a $10,000 scholarship and a new Bluetooth-enabled car.

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Portables drive up video-game sales

Microsoft's Xbox 360 may have been having teething problems or major flaws, depending on who one talks to. But even as the software giant's latest video-game console's debut was riddled with issues late last year, one thing ...

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Japan: Whaling follows international law

Japanese government officials say their nation's whaling fleet is operating only for research purposes, in accordance with international rules.

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Engineer who has name on moon dies

Thomas Shanahan Jr., whose name is engraved on a plaque on the moon, died Jan. 12 at Oak Lawn, Ill., near Chicago, from lung cancer at the age of 67.

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