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Vietnam store makes Christmas tree from cellphones

(AP) -- Southeast Asia is closer to the equator than the North Pole, but an electronics store in Vietnam is ringing in the holidays with a 15-foot Christmas tree made from more than 2500 unusable cellular ...

dateDec 23, 2011 in Other
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Indian tech teachers prefer hot jobs

The deans of hundreds of technology institutes in India are spending much of their time trying to fight the flight of their teachers from classrooms for lucrative hot jobs in Indian IT companies.

dateMay 11, 2006 in Other
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Database can crack missing person cases -- if used

(AP) -- A new online database promises to crack some of the nation's 100,000 missing persons cases and provide answers to desperate families, but only a fraction of law enforcement agencies are using it.

dateMar 08, 2010 in Other
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IBM Introduces Ready-to-Use Cloud Computing

In Shanghai today, IBM unveiled plans for “Blue Cloud,” a series of cloud computing offerings that will allow corporate data centers to operate more like the Internet by enabling computing across a distributed, ...

dateNov 15, 2007 in Other
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Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition.

dateAug 27, 2014 in Other
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Texting increases crash risk 23 times: study

Text messaging behind the wheel increases the risk of a crash or a near crash by 23 times, and is far more dangerous than talking on a cell phone while driving, according to a report released Tuesday.

dateJul 28, 2009 in Other
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2008 fuel consumption guide released today

Shopping for a new vehicle that saves money on fuel and also helps the environment just got easier. The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, ...

dateJan 17, 2008 in Other
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How much longer can photographic film hold on?

(AP) -- At Image City Photography Gallery, Gary Thompson delights in pointing out qualities of light, contrast and clarity in one of his best-selling prints - a winter-sunset view of Yosemite National Park's ...

dateMay 30, 2011 in Other
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CRTs going down the tubes? Hardly

Many people may assume that conventional television sets and computer monitors — the kind that use picture tubes (technically known as cathode ray tubes, or CRTs) rather than flat panel screens — have ...

dateFeb 02, 2010 in Other
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