Archive: 11/3/2010

Will Google resurrect the smartbook?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The idea of a smartbook has been tantalizing, but first generation attempts have fallen prey to their own immaturity. Now, though, there is a chance that Google could resurrect the smartbook ...

Nov 03, 2010 weblog
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AOL posts higher 3Q net income on gains, cost cuts

(AP) -- AOL Inc.'s profit grew in the third quarter thanks to gains on investments it sold during the quarter, but revenue declined sharply as online ad sales fell and its and its dial-up Internet access ...

Nov 03, 2010
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Google agrees to settle Buzz class action for $8M

(AP) -- Google Inc., the top Web search provider, will allocate about $8.5 million to Internet privacy and policy organizations as part of a class action settlement involving its Buzz social hub.

Nov 03, 2010
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Micro-frog springs toxic surprise

A "robber frog" whose body is just 10 millimetres (three-eighths of an inch) long eats toxic mites and exudes their poison on its skin to deter predators, scientists reported on Wednesday.

Nov 03, 2010
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Airliners fly in face of cyber attack scares

Around the world, around the clock, circles of flickering screens keep aircraft apart in the air, ease them gently down to the ground and guide their precious human cargoes off the runway.

Nov 03, 2010
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