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Nokia X3 Touch and Type Phone Combines Touchscreen, Keypad

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Nokia introduced the X3 Touch and Type Aug. 17, on the Nokia Conversations blog. Touch screen or keypad? No need to decide, says the Finnish phone maker. In a first, it’s combined the two, offering a 12-button keypad to complement the X3s 2.4-inch touch screen.   Our research tells us consumers who have invested
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Lost Memorabilia, Including the Hatch’s Apple-II, Headed for Auction

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Surely Desmond found the duties that tied him the Apple-II Plus in the Swan Station to be a drag, but Lost fans who fancied the old Apple desktop, or would like to fulfill a hatch-reenactment fantasy of hurriedly typing 4, 8, 16, 23 into the computer, now have a chance. ABC Studios, along
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Oracle’s Google Android Lawsuit Won’t Impact Windows Phone 7 Performance

Aug 16th, 2010 | By technologynews

Google has vowed to strongly defend open-source standards and its Android operating system from an intellectual property lawsuit by Oracle, which sued the search-engine giant Aug. 12 for allegedly infringing on seven patents and other copyrights related to Java. And while much of the Oracle-Google drama relates to open source, some have been asking whether
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Former Bills LB Schobel retiring (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By sportsnews

HOUSTON (AP)—Former Buffalo Bills linebacker Aaron Schobel(notes) is retiring, saying he lost his hunger for playing last year. The Bills released Schobel on Aug. 4 after nine seasons. Schobel was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and his 78 career sacks rank second in Buffalo history behind Hall of Famer Bruce Smith. Schobel mulled his options
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Family, friends mourn 8 killed when truck in Calif. race hit fans who lined up alongside track

Aug 16th, 2010 | By usnews

LUCERNE VALLEY, Calif. –  but most of all, he loved to watch off-road truck racing in the vast Mojave Desert northeast of Los Angeles. That love would cost the 24-year-old pipe welder and seven other off-road enthusiasts their lives when a truck competing in the annual California 200 careened off the sand track Saturday and
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Delta Monitors Twitter to Remedy Customer Complaints

Aug 16th, 2010 | By businessnews

The Atlanta-based airline sets itself apart from competitors by resolving customer-service issues that passengers post on Twitter By Mary Jane Credeur Mike Brice skipped the queue at the Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) ticket counter and dashed off a post on Twitter Inc. when he missed his Atlanta connection en route home to Utah from
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US reduces roster for worlds to 13 (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—The United States reduced its roster to 13 players Sunday, cutting Jeff Green(notes) and JaVale McGee(notes). USA Basketball made the moves before it beat France 86-55 in an warm-up game at Madison Square Garden. Cutting McGee leaves Tyson Chandler(notes) as the only true center on the American roster. Neither Green nor McGee played
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Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, Windows Phone 7 Talk Dominated Week

Aug 15th, 2010 | By technologynews

Microsoft had its biggest-ever patch on Tuesday, Aug. 10 and issued 14 new security bulletins. Eight of those were rated “critical,” of which four addressed high-priority vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Silverlight, Microsoft’s MPEG Layer-3 audio codecs, and the Cinepak Codec used by Windows Media Player. And they say August is
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Next on the Windows Phone 7 Device leak list: Samsung

Aug 14th, 2010 | By technologynews

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US radio host convicted for threatening judges over gun bans

Aug 14th, 2010 | By admin

WASHINGTON (AFP) — A US Internet radio host was convicted Friday of threatening to assault and kill three judges who upheld a ban on handguns in Chicago, the US Justice Department said. Hal Turner, 47, was arrested in June 2009 for an Internet posting that said of the three federal judges who had upheld Chicago’s
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