Archive: 18/02/2009

Microsoft push into mobile just beginning

Microsoft's mobile efforts are facing a critical stretch. After a lull in activity, the company this week formally announced a marketplace for mobile applications, a new backup-and-restore service and the latest version of ...

dateFeb 18, 2009 in Business
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Too much YouTube? Lock it up

We all love to waste time at work checking out a YouTube video or updating our Facebook profiles, but if you can't control yourself, there's, a free service that lets you set limits on your Web browsing.

dateFeb 18, 2009 in Internet
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A budding role for a cellular dynamo

Actin, a globular protein found in all eukaryotic cells, is a workhorse that varies remarkably little from baker's yeast to the human body. Part of the cytoskeleton, actin assembles into networks of filaments that give the ...

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Engineered bacterium churns out two new key antibiotics

( -- In recent years, scientists have isolated two potent natural antibiotics — platensimycin and platencin — that are highly effective against bacterial infection, including those caused by the most dreaded ...

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