Archive: 06/22/2012

A battle for Internet freedom as UN meeting nears

(AP) — A year after the Internet helped fuel the Arab Spring uprisings, the role cyberspace plays in launching revolutions is being threatened by proposed changes to a United Nations telecommunications ...

Jun 22, 2012
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HP picks Intel's Centerton for low-power server rollout

(Phys.org) -- Hewlett-Packard has a longer term message that reaches over all company announcements. HP wants the world to know that, never mind hasty CEO exits and entrances, never mind killing off brand-conscious ...

Jun 22, 2012 report
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Purchasing Hawaiian isle fits with mogul's persona

(AP) — Buying an inhabited Hawaiian island may sound extreme, even for a guy known for flaunting his fortune like a playboy — driving fancy cars, wooing beautiful women, flying his own jet and spending ...

Jun 22, 2012
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Civil war endangers Myanmar's ailing tigers

Efforts to stop Myanmar's tigers being hunted to extinction are under threat from a civil war raging in a region home to the world's biggest sanctuary for the endangered cats, experts warn.

Jun 22, 2012
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Florida man defends dinosaur's import

(AP) — A Florida dealer of fossils who acquired a dinosaur skeleton that the government plans to seize Friday says he wants others to develop a love of science and is "not some international bone smuggler."

Jun 22, 2012
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NYT adds tech heavyweights Ito, McAndrews to board

(AP) — The New York Times Co. is adding two technology heavyweights to its board of directors: Joichi Ito, an early investor in Twitter, Flickr and Kickstarter, and Brian McAndrews, a venture capitalist who specializes ...

Jun 22, 2012
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Texas accuses Google of withholding evidence

(AP) -- The Texas attorney general is accusing Google of improperly withholding evidence to stymie an investigation into whether the company has been abusing its dominance of Internet search.

Jun 22, 2012
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US computer graphics scientist wins Kyoto Prize

(AP) — An American regarded as the father of computer graphics, an Indian literary critic and a Japanese molecular cell biologist are winners of the annual Kyoto Prize, Japan's highest private award for ...

Jun 22, 2012
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