Archive: 04/26/2011

Google replants its garage roots in tech workshops

Amid all the free food and other goodies that come with a job at Google Inc., there's one benefit a lot of employees don't even know about: a cluster of high-tech workshops that have become a tinkerer's paradise.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Other
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Facebook adds 'Send' button

Facebook on Monday began letting members of cozy cliques formed at the social networking service share website links or photo albums without all their friends knowing about it.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Internet
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Netflix 1Q earnings soar on gain of 3.6M customers

(AP) -- Netflix Inc. delivered another rousing performance in the first quarter, with its video subscription service attracting 3.6 million more customers to boost its U.S. audience to roughly the same size ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Business
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Human terrarium, Biosphere 2, looking good at 20

(AP) -- Jane Poynter and seven compatriots agreed to spend two years sealed inside a 3-acre terrarium in the Sonoran Desert. Their mission back in the 1990s: To see whether humans might someday be able to create self-sustaining ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Houston doctors say Giffords can attend launch

(AP) -- Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is set to reach an important milestone this week when she ventures from her Houston rehabilitation hospital for the first time to watch her astronaut husband ...

dateApr 26, 2011 in Other
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