Archive: 6/11/2009

EBay settles lawsuit filed by Skype founders

(AP) -- EBay Inc. has settled a legal skirmish with the founders of Skype that threatened to complicate eBay's plans to sell most of the Internet phone service to a group of investors for $2 billion.

dateNov 06, 2009 in Internet
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In a Galaxy Far, Far Away...

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have published the discovery of the farthest known object in the cosmos: a star that exploded when the universe was only 630 million years old -- only 4.6% of its current age. Light from this ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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The politics of climate fixes

In the middle of a day filled with a stream of information-packed PowerPoint displays and alarming projections of what the future holds for our planet and our civilization, Judith Layzer’s talk was something of an anomaly.

dateNov 06, 2009 in Environment
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Online collaboration with built-in clarity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Software packages that interoperate while providing online users with an overview of their colleagues' work may finally threaten the dominance of email as the world's premier collaboration tool.

dateNov 06, 2009 in Software
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Kepler Mission Update

(PhysOrg.com) -- Kepler completed another science data download over October 18-19. In this download, a month's worth of science data was transmitted through the NASA Deep Space Network and into the Science Operations Center ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Space Exploration
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New 'Call of Duty' could set entertainment record

(AP) -- This holiday season's biggest entertainment blockbuster likely will be a sequel to a popular franchise, with jarring depictions of war and an intricate story of good versus evil. It could easily rake in more than ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Software
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