Archive: 11/18/2010

Google creates its own real estate boom

Google's aggressive online growth increasingly has a counterpart in bricks and mortar, with the company's Mountain View, Calif., headquarters mushrooming over the past four years to occupy more than 4 million square feet, ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Business
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Battle lines emerge in bluefin tuna battle

A meeting on the fate of the Atlantic bluefin tuna got into its stride on Thursday as Europe mulled a call for a modest cut in catches and Japan said it would propose a fishing ban on nations that cheat.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Ecology
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4G cellular networks might not live up to hype

If today's fastest smart phones deliver e-mails and Web pages with the speed of a thoroughbred racehorse, then the next generation of phones - now rolling onto the runway - may feel like jet planes.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Telecom
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20 German cities on Street View

(AP) -- Internet users can now take a virtual tour of 20 of Germany's largest cities on Google Inc.'s panoramic Street View program - but they won't always get a full view.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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The science of decisions

You may not realize it, but you just made a decision: namely, to read (or at least start to read) this article. Why? What process just occurred in your brain to cause you to be reading this sentence right now? How and why ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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NATO mobilises for cyber warfare

In 1989, before the Internet revolution, Suleyman Anil was the lone man in charge of the security of NATO's IT system, armed with a single computer.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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Twitter looking to friend Facebook

Twitter wants to friend Facebook but the hot Internet stars have been unable to make a relationship work, a co-founder of the microblogging said.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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