Archive: 04/18/2006

Burst.com files counterclaim against Apple

Burst.com Inc. announced it has filed a counterclaim alleging that Apple's iTunes Music Store, iTunes software, iPods, and Apple QuickTime applications has infringed on four of Burst's 10 U.S. patents.

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Eisner makes foray into Internet TV

He was ousted from the House of Mouse, but the entertainment industry remains an integral part of business deals that Michael Eisner pursues. In his first deal since he stepped down as the Walt Disney Company's chief executive ...

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Polluted ground water poured into a model

Dutch researcher Phil Ham has developed mathematical models to calculate the natural degradation capacity of polluted groundwater. As a result of this, it can now be predicted whether a polluted area will become larger or ...

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Scientists Coax Carbon into Reclaimed Mine Lands, Forests

Three University of Wyoming researchers are attempting to determine best-management practices to harness the Earth's primal forces and turn landscapes into sponges for carbon. Or, at least through the efforts of Pete Stahl, ...

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Many Md. health staff would flee if flu

Some 46.2 percent of Maryland public health workers say they likely would not report for work if there were a pandemic flu outbreak, a study concludes.

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NASA underwater project is near completion

NASA astronauts and a Cincinnati doctor are living and working under the ocean this month to test space medicine concepts and moon-walking techniques.

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Wireless cancer treatment device developed

Purdue University scientists are building a tiny wireless device that could be implanted in tumors to register the precise dose of radiation received.

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Katrina families' health needs are urgent

With safety net systems stretched or completely gone, families affected by Hurricane Katrina "are being pushed further toward the edge," a study says.

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Door closes on Japan's Livedoor

Scandal-plagued Japanese Internet group Livedoor was removed from the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday, together with its subsidiary Livedoor Marketing Co. The company's last day on the bourse ended last Thursday ...

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Microsoft 'committed' to China IT sector

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said Tuesday that the U.S. software giant remained committed to a role in the growth of China's booming IT industry.

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