Archive: 29/09/2011

Zany scientists honored in alternative Nobels (Update)

In the ultimate accolade for the world's mad scientists, spoof Nobel prizes were awarded Thursday for studies into beetle sex, turtles yawning, the desperation of people dying to urinate and other daffy investigations.

dateSep 29, 2011 in Other
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YouTube service stumbles

YouTube service stumbled on Thursday, leaving some visitors frustrated that they couldn't watch videos at the popular website.

dateSep 29, 2011 in Internet
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Review: Software for recording now, playing later

(AP) -- If the idea of being stuck on a plane for hours without access to the movies in your Netflix queue fills you with dread, software that lets you record streaming videos from the Web and watch them later on your laptop ...

dateSep 29, 2011 in Software
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Document shows how phone cos. treat private data

A document obtained by the ACLU shows for the first time how the four largest cellphone companies in the U.S. treat data about their subscribers' calls, text messages, Web surfing and approximate locations.

dateSep 29, 2011 in Telecom
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