Archive: 03/30/2007

Analysis: Phone Apps Finally on a Diet

For several years now, phones have been able to do all sorts of things: play music, run instant messaging clients, take pictures and share them, send and receive e-mail, and now even watch broadcast television.

Mar 30, 2007
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Adobe Takes New CS3 Suite to Phones, Too

At the CTIA show here, Adobe showed off Adobe Device Central CS3, an integrated software component that works across different applications in their new Creative Suite family, offering both professional and individual web ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Star Wars' Stamp Put to a Vote

The United States Postal Service has decided to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Star Wars with a stamp. Which one it is is up to you.

Mar 30, 2007
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Gateway Offers New Small Form Factor PC

The company believes the new PC lineup, the E-2610, which comes with Intel's Core 2 Duo processors and 945G chip set, will appeal to specific verticals, such as education.

Mar 30, 2007
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Will Next Killer App Be Mobile?

What is the next killer application? This is one of those perennial questions whose answer often seems obvious in retrospect but was not visible when you peered into the crystal ball.

Mar 30, 2007
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TJX Intruder Had Retailer's Encryption Key

Not that the culprit necessarily needed it. Data was apparently taken during the card-approval process before it was encrypted. These are among the latest details in what is almost certainly the worst retail data breach ever. ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Preventing cancer without killing cells

Inducing senescence in aged cells may be sufficient to guard against spontaneous cancer development, according to a paper published online this week in EMBO reports. It was previously unknown whether cellular senescence or ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Something fishy in human blood could save lives

Thousands of people with liver and kidney disease die every year from too much ammonia in their blood, and scientists from the United States and Japan have found a possible solution. In the April 2007 issue of The FASEB Journal ...

Mar 30, 2007
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Research project tackles 'regeneration' gap

Researchers at the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida have initiated a project to treat human brain and other diseases by plundering the secrets of regeneration from creatures with remarkable powers of ...

Mar 30, 2007
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RIM: BlackBerry is a Platform

In his keynote address at CTIA 2007, RIM founder and co-chief executive Mike Lazaridis gave some examples of how wireless push e-mail became an actual platform, one that developers can use to create new and interesting software ...

Mar 30, 2007
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