Archive: 24/11/2009

Software takes a hard look at traffic fatalities

Bergen County Police and a Hackensack, N.J., drug treatment center are among a growing number of agencies using a software program to identify dangerous intersections, spot teen driving trends and reduce accident fatalities.

dateNov 24, 2009 in Software
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Senators press EU to speed its Oracle-Sun probe

(AP) -- U.S. senators are pressuring European antitrust regulators to hurry their investigation of Oracle Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc., citing Sun's "precarious" financial condition and fears about ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Business
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Google, Yahoo zero in on Internet 'freedom' bill

Google Inc. and other Internet companies have zeroed in on a resilient effort by a Republican lawmaker to pass legislation that could restrict their ability to take a nuanced approach to operating in "repressive" foreign ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Internet
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Drug users know their stuff

Drug users are well informed about the harms associated with the drugs they use, and perceive alcohol and tobacco to be amongst the most dangerous substances, according to a survey by UCL (University College London) and Imperial ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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