Posts Tagged ‘bbc news’

Firefox 4 Downloads Top IE9, Approach 7M – PC Magazine

Telegraph.co.uk Firefox 4 Downloads Top IE9, Approach 7MPC MagazineMozilla's latest browser release, Firefox 4, has snagged about 7 million downloads in its first 24 hours, surpassing the 2.35 million obtained by Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9. Microsoft's IE9, which made its debut...
March 23rd, 2011 | News | Read More

Google books agreement torpedoed by US court – BBC News

Globe and Mail Google books agreement torpedoed by US courtBBC NewsAn agreement between Google and publishers over the web firm's publication of books online has been blocked by a US court. The web giant has scanned millions of books and made them available online via its eBooks platform. Google...
March 22nd, 2011 | News | Read More

ICANN approves .xxx top-level domain – Computerworld

Fox News ICANN approves .xxx top-level domainComputerworldIDG News Service – The adult entertainment industry now has a home on the Internet: It's called .xxx. The group that manages the Internet's top-level domains — the .com, .org and .net that we all type at the end of e-mail...
March 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Japan scrambles to coordinate earthquake rescue and relief efforts – Christian Science Monitor

The Hindu Japan scrambles to coordinate earthquake rescue and relief effortsChristian Science MonitorJapan has received offers from more than 70 rescue services from around the world. Crews from Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea are set to join a 150-member team on its way from the US. People...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Japan considers emergency quake budget, BOJ meets – Reuters

Reuters Japan considers emergency quake budget, BOJ meetsReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese leaders pushed for an emergency budget to counter economic damage from a powerful earthquake and tsunami that killed hundreds and caused widespread destruction. The Bank of Japan, …How to prepare,...
March 11th, 2011 | News | Read More

Seek and destroy – Google kills off rogue Android apps – BBC News

ZDNet UK Seek and destroy – Google kills off rogue Android appsBBC NewsGoogle has used a "kill switch" to clean up phones hit by rogue Android applications. Almost 60 malware-infected programmes were found on the Android Market on 1 March and estimates suggest they may have been downloaded...
March 7th, 2011 | News | Read More

Humans in Jeopardy! against IBM supercomputer Watson – BBC News

Washington Post Humans in Jeopardy! against IBM supercomputer WatsonBBC NewsJeopardy! champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter have revealed what it felt like to "represent the human race" against IBM's supercomputer Watson in a special edition of the television show. The rapid fire...
February 15th, 2011 | News | Read More

Satellites sit either side of Sun – BBC News

Telegraph.co.uk Satellites sit either side of SunBBC NewsAn image of the far side of the Sun based on Stereo data from Wednesday. The black line indicates a data gap that will be closed in the coming days Two US spacecraft have moved either side of the Sun to establish observing positions that should...
February 6th, 2011 | News | Read More

At least 5 dead, nearly 900 injured in Egyptian protests – Jerusalem Post

Reuters At least 5 dead, nearly 900 injured in Egyptian protestsJerusalem PostBy JPOST.COM STAFF AND AP Egyptian authorities holding talks to establish "transitional government," reports Reuters; military deployed on streets for first time since protests began; ruling party headquarters...
January 28th, 2011 | News | Read More

Want To Be Just Like Steve Jobs? Mimic These Life-Changing Career Events – The Business Insider

Reuters Want To Be Just Like Steve Jobs? Mimic These Life-Changing Career EventsThe Business InsiderImage: AP That is of course the question on the mind of Apple's shareholders, employees and to a lesser extent its customers and clients (who will jump to a Droid or Google, if and when they create...
January 19th, 2011 | News | Read More