Archive: 09/27/2011

Tendons absorb shocks muscles won't handle

Anyone who has hiked down a mountain knows the soreness that comes a day or two after means the leg muscles have endured a serious workout. While the pain is real, it's not well understood how leg muscles ...

Sep 27, 2011
5 / 5 (2) 2 | with audio podcast

New Sprint does push-to-talk without Nextel

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. will start shutting down the Nextel part of its network in little more than a year. So what are the folks who use Nextel's walkie-talkie-like push-to-talk function going to do?

Sep 27, 2011
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Astronomers crack the Fried Egg Nebula

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT), teams from The University of Manchester, among others, took the new picture showing for the first time a huge dusty double ...

Sep 27, 2011
4.9 / 5 (7) 7 | with audio podcast

Microsoft busts spam network

Microsoft on Tuesday said it struck another blow in its battle against cyber crooks by busting a spam-sending network of virus-infected computers.

Sep 27, 2011
4.7 / 5 (6) 8

RIM shares soar on Icahn stake reports

Shares of Research In Motion rose sharply on Wall Street on Tuesday amid speculation that billionaire US investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the troubled BlackBerry maker.

Sep 27, 2011
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Phone service finally penetrates New York Subway

New York's antiquated subway system finally entered the cell phone age Tuesday, but the surprise sight of signal bars popping up on screens didn't please all the Big Apple's harried commuters.

Sep 27, 2011
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