Archive: 06/24/2010

Oracle's net jumps 25 pct in first full Sun qtr

(AP) -- Oracle Corp.'s net income jumped 25 percent in the most recent quarter as CEO Larry Ellison trumpeted momentum in the company's efforts to sell computer hardware and in its showdown with IBM Corp.

Jun 24, 2010
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Examining Sexual Harassment, Younger Workers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Workplace experiences of adolescents and those in their early 20s differ sharply from those of older workers, and the same can be said about generational perceptions of sexual harassment, according to research ...

Jun 24, 2010
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World first for quantum memory storage

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Australian National University-led team has developed the most efficient quantum memory for light in the world, taking us closer to a future of super-fast computers and communication secured ...

Jun 24, 2010
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Google assessing China's new rule on web mapping

Google said Thursday it was assessing the impact of a new Chinese rule on web mapping services, which state media said could exclude foreign companies from providing such services in the country.

Jun 24, 2010
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Twitter settles with FTC over data security lapses

(AP) -- Twitter has agreed to settle charges by federal regulators that it put the privacy of its users at risk by failing to protect them from data security lapses last year that let hackers access their accounts.

Jun 24, 2010
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French hacker tells court he meant well

A young Frenchman accused of hacking into US President Barack Obama's Twitter account insisted at his trial on Thursday that he had done so for the common good.

Jun 24, 2010
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