News tagged with boarding

Coming soon to the Internet: The .whatever address

A quarter-century after the creation of ".com," the agency that assigns Internet addresses is loosening its rules and allowing suffixes named after brands, hobbies, political causes and just about anything ...

Jun 20, 2011
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RIM shareholder calls for separate CEO, chairman

(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. is already struggling to keep up with rivals such as Apple Inc. Now it faces another challenge: dissident shareholders who are calling for changes in how the company is run.

Jun 11, 2011
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Alibaba head rejects Yahoo! protest over pay unit

The head of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Saturday the firm's move to transfer ownership of its online payment unit was "legal and 100 percent transparent", rejecting protests by US-based Yahoo!

May 15, 2011
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Global Fund to make losses public

(AP) -- A multibillion-dollar fund that fights three killer diseases said Friday that it will make public more detailed information about money it has lost to corruption and mismanagement, but won't release other details ...

May 13, 2011
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Wii key to helping kids balance

By cleverly linking five Wii Balance Boards, a team of Rice University undergraduates has combined the appeal of a video game with the utility of a computerized motion-tracking system that can enhance the ...

Apr 12, 2011
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'Shrek' producer joins Zynga board

Zynga on Monday said the film producer behind "Shrek" and other DreamWorks Animation hits has joined the board of directors at the hot online social games startup.

Apr 04, 2011
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iPads fuel flight of paperless planes

Tablet computers such as the iPad are revolutionizing aircraft cockpits as tens of thousands of private pilots bring the powerful mini-computers into planes. Several of the nation's largest airlines are poised to follow ...

Mar 18, 2011
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This years Nissan Leaf has battery issues

(PhysOrg.com) -- Only an extremely small amount of new cars go from the lot to the road without owners having some kind of problems. It seems that one part or another will invariably cause problems. As it ...

Mar 16, 2011 weblog
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One man's video game is another's exercise regime

Dr. Umit Ergin is cramming for a final exam. Standing on a balance board created by Nintendo for its Wii Fit series, Dr. Ergin -- a retired octogenarian internist who good-naturedly prefers ...

Jan 31, 2011
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