Archive: 03/26/2009

Obama turns to Web to take questions from public

(AP) -- President Barack Obama kicked off a first-of-its-kind Internet-era town hall at the White House on Thursday, pushing hard for public support of his $3.6 trillion budget and asking people to be patient ...

Mar 26, 2009
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France 'Gallic Moan' proves answer to hard times

It's the online answer to a "Gallic Shrug": a tongue-in-cheek French website where people can let off steam about the small miseries of daily life has become a surprise hit export to the United States.

Mar 26, 2009
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Google gets its game on

Google got its game on late Wednesday, launching videogame-themed wallpaper for customized home pages and providing a glimpse at online play making its way to the website.

Mar 26, 2009
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Billion people invited to switch off lights

Around a billion people living in the world's major cities are being invited to turn off their lights at 8:30 p.m. local time on Saturday for "Earth Hour," described as the biggest mass campaign to demand ...

Mar 26, 2009
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Intruder alert: 'Smart Dew' will find you!

A remarkable new invention from Tel Aviv University — a network of tiny sensors as small as dewdrops called "Smart Dew" — will foil even the most determined intruder. Scattered outdoors on rocks, fence ...

Mar 26, 2009
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PWN2OWN Hacker Contest Targets Smartphones

(PhysOrg.com) -- TippingPoint, a security response team at 3Com Inc, had offered $10,000 for each exploit of any smartphones, which included Apple Inc.'s iPhone and RIM's BlackBerry, as well as phones running ...

Mar 26, 2009 weblog
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