Archive: 08/28/2009

Dangerous citrus pest found in California

(AP) -- A pest that can carry a fatal citrus disease has been found in Los Angeles County, stoking fears that California's $1.6 billion citrus industry could be hit by a potentially devastating threat.

Aug 28, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Tech gadgets can be addictive

I've been thinking I need to take a break from technology. Not an extended one, mind you. I'm not planning on becoming some latter-day Thoreau and retreating to my own Walden Pond sans laptop, TV and smart-phone.

Aug 28, 2009 not rated yet 0

Microsoft interns get perks, pay, play

The same day Microsoft reported some of its worst financial results, a dozen buses left the Redmond campus. During rush hour, they headed toward Highway 520 as a phalanx of cops on motorcycles shut down the onramps ahead, ...

Aug 28, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 0

Variables play into how well wireless works

In a recent column, Dianne Dunlap, a customer support engineer specializing in wireless technology for Cisco Systems, gave a thorough breakdown of how to check whether wireless Internet connectivity problems are due to wireless ...

Aug 28, 2009 4 / 5 (2) 1