Archive: 2/09/2009

YouTube to offer online movie rentals

YouTube is considering streaming movies for rental, a move that would see the free video-sharing site charging for content for the first time, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

dateSep 02, 2009 in Internet
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Motorola Debut i856 Available

Boost Mobile, a division of Sprint that offers wireless phones and services with no contracts and Motorola announced today the launch of its first push-to-talk slider phone. The Motorola Debut i856 gives Boost Mobile customers ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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What's Smelly But Can Fuel a Car?

Driving home from a seminar on fuel cell technology, Gerardine Botte was struck with a notion. Her idea was based on water electrolysis, a process used to produce hydrogen energy from water. Botte, an associate professor ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Wiretapping Skype calls: virus eavesdrops on VoIP

(AP) -- Some computer viruses have a crude but scary ability to spy on people by logging every keystroke they type. Now hackers and potentially law enforcement have another weapon: a virus that can eavesdrop on voice conversations ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in Internet
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Researcher uncovers secrets of Kells 'angels'

( -- The Book of Kells and similarly illustrated manuscripts of seventh- and eighth-century England and Ireland are known for their entrancingly intricate artwork -- geometric designs so precise that in some places ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in Other
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Review: Use power outlets as a Wi-Fi alternative

(AP) -- Setting up a Wi-Fi network at home has gotten much easier, yet the process can still be daunting. Or the wireless signal won't reach everywhere. A good alternative that has gotten little attention involves your electric ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in Telecom
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