Archive: 28/08/2009

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.

dateAug 28, 2009 in Ecology
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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.

dateAug 28, 2009 in Other
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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, ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Business
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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 ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Telecom
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Firm feeds demand for iPhone apps

Companies are increasingly pitching their products using text messages and cellphone applications. But a South Florida entrepreneur is taking the idea to the next level by designing iPhone apps for large companies, and using ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Software
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