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  • Who Should Own Your Smartphone?
    By on March 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    snydeq writes “The great corporate barrier against employees using personal smartphones in business contexts has been breached, writes InfoWorld’s Galen Gruman. According to a recent report from Forrester Research, half of the smartphones in use among US and Canadian businesses are not company-issued equipment. In fact, some organizations are even subsidizing employees’ service plans as an easy way to avoid the procurement and management headaches (more…)



  • Autistic Teen Picks First Two NCAA Rounds Perfectly
    By on March 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Alex Herrmann beat the odds and got every game correct, so far.

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  • Zombie Flow Chart
    By on March 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    There is no such thing as safe harbor from Zombies. Over the years they’ve infiltrated peaceful towns, ominous mansions, space, and even Nazi Germany.

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  • This Is the Future of the Fight Against Cancer
    By on March 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Look close. You may be staring at the end of cancer. Those tiny black dots are nanobots delivering a lethal blow to a cancerous cell, effectively killing it.

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  • Large Hadron Collider experiment on March 30 (Big Bang)
    By on March 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    European researchers on Tuesday said they would next week move to the next stage of the experiment that will recreate conditions close to the Big Bang that hatched the universe.

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  • Microsoft loads up 56 Achievements in New Game Room
    By on March 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Microsoft really, really wants you to play in the Game Room a lot. There’s less than a week left until it releases on March 24, so we’ll see then if an enticement like this pays off. You’ll get points every three medals, and even some points for just spending time in the arcade (36 hours total).

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  • Opera Mini For iPhone Submitted To App Store Today
    By on March 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Opera Mini for iPhone was officially submitted to the Apple iPhone App store today. A select few first saw it at Mobile World Congress 2010 in February. Now, the ‘fast like a rocket’ browser is taking its first big step towards giving users a new way to browse on the iPhone.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Gold fears 2012 ‘white elephant’
    By on March 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    West Ham’s co-owner David Gold warns that if West Ham fail to secure the move to the Olympic Stadium, the Stratford venue will become “another white elephant”.

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  • Dad of Heisman Trophy Winner Jumped Bail to Watch Son
    By on March 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Now Mark Ingram’s dad will get 27 extra months in jail. Prosecutors say Ingram Sr. failed to surrender in December 2008 to begin serving a money laundering and bank fraud sentence. Ingram had been free on bail and disappeared after being denied a request to remain free until after his son competed in the ’09 Sugar Bowl. He was arrested Jan. 3, 2009

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  • Germany Warns Against Using Firefox
    By on March 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    jayme0227 writes “Due to the recent exploit in Firefox, Germany has warned against its use. This comes a couple months after Germany advised against using IE. Perhaps we should start taking odds as to which browser will be next.” Note: the warning (from the Federal Office for Information Security) is provisional, and should be rendered moot by the release later this month of 3.6.2.

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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