Archive: 08/29/2011

Irene takes out some East Coast cellphone service

(AP) -- Wireless networks fell quiet Sunday in some coastal areas of North Carolina and southern Virginia, but calls were going through in most areas affected by Tropical Storm Irene, the Federal Communications Commission ...

dateAug 29, 2011 in Telecom
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New salts for chemical soups

Organozinc reagents are an important class of organometallic compounds with a wide range of applications. German chemists have developed a novel route for the synthesis of so-called organozinc pivalates in a stable powdered ...

dateAug 29, 2011 in Materials Science
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Chinese general's spy talk leaked onto YouTube

(AP) -- Footage of a Chinese general discussing sensitive spying cases has been leaked onto Google Inc.'s video sharing site YouTube, in what appears to be an embarrassing failure of secrecy for the usually tightlipped military.

dateAug 29, 2011 in Internet
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Nokia developer community hacked

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. says hackers have breached the security on its developer community discussion site and accessed forum members' email addresses.

dateAug 29, 2011 in Internet
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China blog site shuts accounts over 'rumors'

(AP) -- China's most popular microblogging site is cracking down on what it says is the spread of false rumors after the ruling Communist Party told Internet companies to tighten control over information online.

dateAug 29, 2011 in Internet
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Mom goes back to work, family OK

Easing the maternal guilt associated with mothers returning to work, University at Albany health economist Pinka Chatterji and co-researchers Sara Markowitz and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn recently released the results of a study ...

dateAug 29, 2011 in Social Sciences
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