Archive: 3/04/2009

Researchers enhance spam call filtering

Researchers in Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT are developing a new system for filtering spam calls in a flexible way. Spam calls (junk calls or Spam for Internet Telephony, SPIT) are unwanted calls often ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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Parents' sexuality influences adoption choices

A couple's sexual orientation determines whether or not they prefer to adopt a boy or a girl. Gay men are more likely to have a gender preference for their adopted child whereas heterosexual men are the least likely. What's ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Social Sciences
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US senators seek to squash spam

Two US senators declared war on spam on Thursday. Senator Olympia Snowe, a Republican from Maine, and Senator Bill Nelson, a Democrat from Florida, introduced legislation aimed at curbing unsolicited text messages on mobile ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Internet
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Research in Motion posts higher 4Q profit, sales

(AP) -- Shares of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. soared more than 20 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the company said its profit jumped in its fiscal fourth quarter, surpassing analysts' expectations. ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Business
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