Archive: 03/22/2011

Restricted working hours have had little effect in US

Reducing doctors' working hours from over 80 a week does not seem to have adversely affected patient safety and has had limited impact on postgraduate training in the United States, finds a study published in the British ...

Mar 22, 2011
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs to be deposed

(AP) -- Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs, who is currently out on medical leave, will be deposed to testify in an antitrust suit related to its iPod music players and iTunes store.

Mar 22, 2011
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US spent-fuel storage sites are packed

(AP) -- The nuclear crisis in Japan has laid bare an ever-growing problem for the United States - the enormous amounts of still-hot radioactive waste accumulating at commercial nuclear reactors in more than ...

Mar 22, 2011
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US senators urge end to drunk driver 'apps'

US senators on Tuesday pressed Google, Apple, and Blackberry maker Research in Motion to pull the plug on applications that can help drunk drivers use smart phones to elude police checkpoints.

Mar 22, 2011
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US Senate panel to weigh cybercrime costs

A key US Senate panel announced Tuesday it will hold a March 29 hearing on the economic costs of cyberattacks and cyber crimes like identity theft and hacker strikes on government computers.

Mar 22, 2011
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Sprint mobile calls get Google Voice

Google on Tuesday announced an alliance with Sprint to add the Internet giant's online telephone capabilities to mobile phones serviced by the US telecom firm.

Mar 22, 2011
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