Archive: 09/6/2005

Nicotine exposure affects food response

Yale University researchers say nicotine exposure in mice can increase their motivation to respond to food for weeks after their last exposure to nicotine. The finding, said the scientists, runs counter to the popular belief ...

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BellSouth sees $600M in damage

BellSouth said Tuesday damage caused by Hurricane Katrina to its network system could reach between $400 million and $600 million.

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Online banking interest in U.S. stalls

Worries about security have led to an apparent cooling toward Internet banking in the United States. A new survey from Ipsos Group indicated Tuesday that the number of Americans who use online banking hit a plateau during ...

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Improving picture for high definition television

By the end of this year there will be 28.6 million high-definition television sets in homes worldwide, according to HDTV, a new research report published today by Informa Telecoms & Media. By 2010 that number will be more ...

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TOM Online, Skype form JV in China

Chinese wireless Internet company TOM Online and Skype, a popular Web site enabling free phone calls, announced the formation of a joint venture in China.

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Kazaa hit by file-sharing crackdown

Following in the footsteps of the U.S. courts, an Australian federal judge Monday ruled against the file-swapping network Kazaa for making it easier for Web users to download copyrighted music, but he denied allegations by ...

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