Archive: 02/22/2011

New EU antitrust complaint against Google

(AP) -- A French creator of specialized search engines on Tuesday filed a new complaint with the European Union about alleged anticompetitive behavior by Google Inc., a reminder of the regulatory hurdles the online search ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Internet
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Can WISE find the hypothetical 'Tyche'?

( -- In November 2010, the scientific journal Icarus published a paper by astrophysicists John Matese and Daniel Whitmire, who proposed the existence of a binary companion to our sun, larger than ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Astronomy
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'Harmless' microbes may be water risk

( -- Relatively harmless microbes which pass through water treatment systems could be allowing dangerous bacteria, such as Legionella, to reproduce in drinking water supplies, researchers have ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Environment
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Video sharing site busts the quality barrier

( -- When you upload video to a sharing site like YouTube, something gets lost in the translation: quality. Such services heavily compress files, often blurring out fine details and sprinkling the video with the ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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