Archive: 11/9/2011

Cable cos. to offer $9.95 broadband for poor homes

(AP) -- As part of a federal effort to get more U.S. homes connected to broadband, cable companies will offer Internet service for $9.95 per month to homes with children that are eligible for school lunches, starting next ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Wikipedia eyes India for language growth

Wikipedia on Wednesday said it was banking on growth in the mobile phone sector and increased Internet access to boost content in Indian languages ranging from Hindi to Telugu.

Nov 09, 2011
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Japan's Rakuten to buy Canada's Kobo e-reader firm

Japan's top online retailer Rakuten on Wednesday said it had agreed to pay $315 million in cash for Kobo Inc., the maker of a popular e-reader in Canada whose majority shareholder is book retailer Indigo.

Nov 09, 2011
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UC aerial robot system can save firefighter lives

Wildfires kill and, too often, fatalities are caused by a lack of situational awareness, said Kelly Cohen. Timely information can prevent wildfire deaths, especially among first responders, said Cohen, associate ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Powerful words

Ancient manuscripts that hold important clues to India’s intellectual and religious traditions will be the focus of a new study.

Nov 09, 2011
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