Monthly Archives: August 2012

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on moon, dies at age 82

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died Saturday, weeks after heart surgery and days after his 82nd birthday. His family reported the death at 2:45 p.m. ET. A statement said he died following complications resulting from … Continue reading

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General Motors Is Headed For Bankruptcy — Again

President Obama is proud of his bailout of General Motors. That’s good, because, if he wins a second term, he is probably going to have to bail GM out again. The company is once again losing market share, and it … Continue reading

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LOOK WHO IRAN’S WARNING NOW

Says missiles could ‘lose their way’ and strike Arab countries Published: 16 hours ago NEW YORK – Iran has warned Saudi Arabia and Qatar that if either country allows Israel to use its airspace, Tehran may retaliate directly against those … Continue reading

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Apple looking into illuminated touchpads with varying colors, brightness

An Apple patent application published on Thursday shows the company is investigating illuminated touchpad technology extended from research done on the legacy iPod’s touch wheel, possibly for use in its MacBook line of laptops or a peripheral device like the … Continue reading

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Apple set-top box to blur line between live, on-demand content

Following up on a previous report, The Wall Street Journal on Thursday revealed a bit more about Apple’s rumored set-top cable box, saying the unit may include an iOS-like user interface and advanced cloud-based DVR functionality that will blur the … Continue reading

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Hacker discovers iPhone SMS spoofing issue, asks Apple to fix for iOS 6

An independent security researcher in the UK has publicized an iPhone SMS spoofing issue that he hopes Apple will address in iOS 6. According to a blog posting by “pod2g” the way iOS handles SMS messages supports transmission of optional, … Continue reading

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State Department cancels $16.5M Kindle contract

IDG News Service – The U.S Department of State has withdrawn plans to place a $16.5 million order on Amazon.com for its Kindle Touch devices along with content management, and logistics, stating that it intends to conduct additional market research … Continue reading

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