Archive: 11/22/2005

Consumers worried over holiday ID theft

A majority of consumers believe they are more susceptible to identity theft during the holiday season, reports a survey by Sun Microsystems.

Nov 22, 2005
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Gas prices to push online shopping

Gas prices are expected to accelerate online pre-Christmas shopping, according to a survey by CallingID.

Nov 22, 2005
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Feature: Hot-selling tech toys

From the iPod to the Xbox, Robosapien V2 Robot and Amazing Amanda Interactive Baby Doll, there are a number of tech toys that are expected to be hot sellers this year.

Nov 22, 2005
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NRL demonstrates fuel cell-powered unmanned aerial system

The Naval Research Laboratory, in collaboration with industrial partners, demonstrated an unmanned aerial system (UAS) flight solely powered by fuel cell technology. The flight of the 5.6-pound 'Spider-Lion" lasted 3 hours, 1 ...

Nov 22, 2005
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Tech shrinks geography for offshore

Geography has been eliminated by technology, bringing unexpected new players like Ghana, Egypt, Jordan and Bulgaria high into the rankings of top locations for offshore services, says a new Global Services Location Index ...

Nov 22, 2005
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Gartner: 3Q world cell sales up 22 percent

Cell-phone sales increased 22 percent worldwide during the third quarter, topping 205 million units, according to a report released Tuesday.

Nov 22, 2005
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Motorola and Skype announce certified Bluetooth headset

Motorola, Inc. and Skype today announced the first Skype-certified Bluetooth headset solution in America, the Motorola Wireless Internet Calling Kit. The Motorola Wireless Internet Calling Kit enables Skype ...

Nov 22, 2005
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The 'placebo effect' is studied

University of Michigan researchers say they are investigating the "placebo effect," in which pills with no medicinal value work in some people.

Nov 22, 2005
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Broadband from gas lines not pie-in-sky

Multitasking is no stranger to those who are technologically savvy, including plans to use gas lines to offer Internet connectivity. According to Mountain View, Calif.-based West Technology Research Solutions, broadband-in-gas ...

Nov 22, 2005
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