Archive: 19/10/2005

China upset with Google's Taiwan map

Mainland media control over Chinese-language content took a blow Wednesday with state press claiming rage after Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet giant Google removed referrals to Taiwan as a province.

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Advocates crack printer identifier code

A privacy group says it cracked the code used by color printers to leave an identifying watermark on documents that can be traced by the U.S. government.

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Catering to the fashionista's phone needs

Gone are the days when the cell phone was used simply as a tool for conversation, and connectivity was the single-biggest factor in determining customer demand.

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Realtors join podcasting craze

Rock bands use them. Pornographers have made them too. Even politicians and governments are joining the craze. So while it may seem unusual at first, it's really only logical that Realtors may be the latest group joining ...

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Zone Labs debuts anti-spyware firewall

American security designer Zone Labs Wednesday launched what it hailed as the world's first spyware solution based on next-generation firewall technology.

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Study: Junk DNA is critically important

A University of California-San Diego scientist says genetic material derisively called "junk" DNA is important to an organism's evolutionary survival.

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S&P sees solid mobile-phone outlook

Standard & Poor's said Wednesday most cell-phone manufacturers worldwide have a stable outlook for next year despite increased competition.

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Google drops Gmail name in U.K.

Gmail, the free e-mail service provided by search giant Google, changed its name to Google Mail for British users Wednesday after a trademark dispute.

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