Archive: 27/09/2011

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.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Software
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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.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Business
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OnStar changes over privacy concerns

The OnStar automobile communication service used by 6 million Americans is changing its policies after privacy issues were raised over keeping former customers connected and collecting data on driving habits.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Telecom
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Flocking robots take to the sky (w/ video)

( -- The next time you look up in the sky and think you are seeing a flock of geese flying south for the winter, take a closer look. If you are in Lake Geneva, Switzerland, these flocks may actually be robots ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Robotics weblog
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Tracing an elusive killer parasite in Peru

Despite what Hollywood would have you believe, not all epidemics involve people suffering from zombie-like symptoms--some can only be uncovered through door-to-door epidemiology and advanced mathematics.

dateSep 27, 2011 in Other
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