Archive: 17/03/2009

Japan mulls high-tech economic stimulus

Japan may invest two billion dollars or more in new information and communication systems under an economic stimulus package with the aim of creating 400,000 jobs by 2011, an official said Tuesday.

dateMar 17, 2009 in Business
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www@20: How the techies tamed the cyber zoo

Huddled around a vintage computer, four of the creators of the world wide web were blissfully unaware of the audience as they demonstrated how, some 20 years ago, they spawned the exponential growth of the Internet.

dateMar 17, 2009 in Internet
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Study: 'Smart drug' Provigil may be habit-forming

(AP) -- A so-called "smart drug" popular with young people may carry more of an addiction risk than thought, a small government study suggests. Scans of 10 healthy men showed that the prescription drug Provigil caused changes ...

dateMar 17, 2009 in Medications
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