Archive: 04/6/2006

British air pollution: still unacceptable

A British study issued Wednesday says air pollution from cars, factories and homes shortens the lives of everyone in Britain by approximately eight months.

Apr 06, 2006
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Vodafone's restructuring brings good cheer

Vodafone has had more than its share of drama in recent weeks as senior executives rushed to air their grievances publicly about the state of affairs at the mobile group. So investors were particularly pleased ...

Apr 06, 2006
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Dell, Apple winners in tech-brand survey

In the technology name game, Dell reigns supreme, Apple continues to rise, and Microsoft is in trouble, according to the results of a study by Forrester Research.

Apr 06, 2006
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Wireless-phone domain name '.mobi'

The first Internet address exclusively for cell phones, .mobi, was unveiled Thursday by Mobile Top Level Domain.

Apr 06, 2006
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Love on the Web for STD sufferers

While many are turning to the Internet for love, those with a sexually transmitted disease can now find themselves in less awkward position thanks to a new dating site, MatchSTD.com.

Apr 06, 2006
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Robots may take over polar exploration

The day may soon come when robots assume much of the responsibility for Antarctic exploration, U.S. scientists reported at a conference in Vienna.

Apr 06, 2006
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Britain: Folic acid in bread, flour

In a major about-face, a British agency is poised to order that folic acid be added to all bread and flour sold in nation, the Times of London reported.

Apr 06, 2006
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