Archive: 07/23/2009

AP 'news registry' to track online use

The US news agency the Associated Press, in a move aimed at protecting its content online, announced on Thursday it was building a "news registry" that would track the use of its stories on the Web.

Jul 23, 2009
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The paradox of loyalty

In the wake of the Iraq invasion, many U.S. citizens who disagreed with the Bush Administration's decision detached themselves from politics. On the other hand, a surprising number of people became more patriotic in spite ...

Jul 23, 2009
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Technology to Treat Blindness Earns Award

Research performed at Caltech as part of a collaborative U.S. Department of Energy-funded artificial-retina project designed to restore sight to the blind has received one of R&D Magazine's 2009 R&D 100 Awards. ...

Jul 23, 2009
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Amazon 2Q profit falls with Toys R Us settlement

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter earnings fell while sales rose, due to a $51 million payment to settle a long-standing dispute with former partner Toys R Us. The profit still beat Wall Street ...

Jul 23, 2009
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Even healthy lungs labor at acceptable ozone levels

Ozone exposure, even at levels deemed safe by current clean air standards, can have a significant and negative effect on lung function, according to researchers at the University of California Davis.

Jul 23, 2009
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Familiar script: Netflix 2Q tops expectations

(AP) -- Netflix Inc.'s second-quarter profit shot past analyst expectations, following a familiar script as recession-weary consumers flocked to its DVD-by-mail and Internet streaming service.

Jul 23, 2009
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Soft PC sales send Microsoft profit down 29 pct

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday its profit in the last quarter plunged 29 percent because of weak computer sales, ending a fiscal year in which the software maker's revenue fell for the first time since ...

Jul 23, 2009
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