Archive: 30/05/2006

Iraq's marshes showing fast recovery

Re-flooding of Iraq's destroyed Mesopotamian marshes has resulted in what scientists say is a remarkable rate of recovery for its plants, fish and birds.

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St. Helens again spews steam and ash

Mount St. Helens displayed a Memorial Day reminder of its might, shooting steam and an ash plume to an altitude of about 20,000 feet.

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Text chat becoming useful customer service

Though it's long been thought that customer service by means of online text chat is too expensive and inefficient to deploy, it's starting to become a useful business tool, according to new research.

dateMay 30, 2006 in Software
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Networking: Old hardware, new applications

The market for virtual servers -- software that lets computer users employ more than one operating system, whether it is Windows or Linux, on a single server -- is surging. Experts tell UPI's Networking that more than 45 ...

dateMay 30, 2006 in Software
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