Archive: 3/11/2010

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 with the Chrome ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Software 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 business continued ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Business
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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.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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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.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Other
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New eruption at Indonesian volcano (Update)

(AP) -- Indonesia's deadly volcano erupted Wednesday with its biggest blast yet, shooting searing ash miles into the air as soldiers forced hasty new evacuations of people from villages and emergency shelters.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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