Archive: 12/8/2009

YouTube chief says ad sales soaring

(AP) -- YouTube's chief executive says ad sales are soaring, but there is still no word on whether the popular video-sharing site is making money.

Dec 08, 2009
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Precision breeding creates super potato

The skin is light brown, the meat luscious and yellow: from the outside alone, this new potato looks like any other. But on the inside, it is different. Its cells produce pure amylopectin, a starch used in ...

Dec 08, 2009
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US tops world in health care spending, results lag

(AP) -- The United States ranks near the bottom in life expectancy among wealthy nations despite spending more than double per person on health care than the industrialized world's average, an economic group said Tuesday.

Dec 08, 2009
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5 top publishers plan rival to Kindle format

(AP) -- Five of the nation's largest publishers of newspapers and magazines plan to challenge Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle electronic-book reader with their own digital format that would display in color and work on a variety ...

Dec 08, 2009
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GSM system about to be compromised

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research scientists in California and elsewhere are deliberately setting out to compromise the mobile phone system used by around three billion people. The system uses Global System for Mobile ...

Dec 08, 2009 weblog
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