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Smartphone Kill Switch Gets Breath of Life


Wireless companies have bowed to the inevitability of a smartphone kill switch and decided it would be better to do it their way than wait for lawmakers to impose the requirement. Their way doesn't have everyone applauding, though -- consumers would have to ask for the protection. "That's a bit like making people request that seat belts be installed in their cars," said tech analyst Charles King.
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Total Eclipse Paints the Moon Red


Sky watchers got a rare treat in the wee hours on Tuesday, when an eclipse turned the Moon blood red for a while. "In a lunar eclipse -- in which the Sun is behind the Earth as seen from the Moon -- the Moon is observing sunrises and sunsets all around the Earth," said astrophysicist Mario Livio. "This is what gives the Moon that eerie blood moon appearance."
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Re: Technology and the Aspiring Methuselahs  Sonia Arrison  2008-07-13 13:45:56
The Race IS ON !  JCZOCH  2008-07-13 14:06:46
Re: Colorful Glass Delivers Massive Solar Energy Boost  JR Raphael  2008-07-11 12:44:34
Affordable fuel-free energy  EasyEdE  2008-07-11 13:02:14
Re: ActiveX Bug Exposes Microsoft Access' Soft Underbelly  Walaika Haskins  2008-07-10 07:01:55
ActiveX Vulnerabilities  SneakyWhoami  2008-07-10 07:23:48
Re: Your Reputation Online, Part 1: How Damage Is Done  Vivian Wagner  2008-07-10 06:08:40
Reputation Proceeds You  kmccartney  2008-07-10 06:15:28
Re: It's OK to Say No to the New iPhone  Rob Enderle  2008-07-07 04:32:44
Your latest bit of nonsense  Bill_Twyman  2008-07-07 21:20:32
Pot vs. Kettle  digdog1  2008-07-07 14:25:10
You get what you pay for...  TMJoyce  2008-07-07 08:01:52
Data Plan not so much.  willgonz  2008-07-07 07:18:36
Re: Taking the Server Home  Chris Maxcer  2008-07-04 20:13:16
The Ultimate Home Server is here ...  FredSource  2008-07-04 20:19:23
Re: Genomics Meets Sacramento  Sonia Arrison  2008-06-27 05:02:43
Your DNA  realitycheck  2008-07-01 16:06:57
Welcome the age of Gattaca  aferozpu  2008-06-27 06:48:22
Re: Google Media Server: A Giant Toe in the Door?  Erika Morphy  2008-07-01 14:10:04
Google's new Media Server  import10  2008-07-01 14:18:06
Re: Post-Gates: How Apple and OSS Are Making For a Better Microsoft  Rob Enderle  2008-06-30 07:13:48
Didn't realize this was a humor mag...  insight2atlas  2008-06-30 16:15:37
Re: 10 Great SEO Tips, Part 1  Paul Korzeniowski  2008-01-23 03:55:56
Good Basics  jds2mpo  2008-06-30 09:21:37
Re: Study: Cities Hungry for Tech Workers  Walaika Haskins  2008-06-29 07:38:14
More AeA data  -weaver-  2008-06-29 07:56:12
Re: Mars Water-Life Connection Tenuous, Scientists Say  Katherine Noyes  2008-06-23 15:28:48
MORE THAN WATER AND ICE..  Pakman  2008-06-25 06:59:21
Re: Study: Social Networking Teens Learn 21st Century Skills  Paul Walsh  2008-06-23 11:48:46
Holds true to my experiences talking to inner city kids about web  marianmerritt  2008-06-23 11:54:06
Re: Learning From Contrasts  Rob Enderle  2008-06-23 05:10:12
Learning from Contrasts--I wish!  Dantastic  2008-06-23 09:19:47
Re: Smartphone Operating Systems, Part 1: A User's Guide  Vivian Wagner  2008-06-19 13:19:33
Mace is wrong  davesmall  2008-06-21 08:19:28
Lack of iPhone physical keyboard NOT an issue...  vics43  2008-06-19 13:38:09
Re: Gamers Spawn Bizarre Beasts With 'Spore Creature Creator'  Walaika Haskins  2008-06-20 15:40:08
Massively Single-Player?  zombienerd  2008-06-20 18:55:05
Re: Apple Sizzling Release, Microsoft's Warm and Fuzzy Fest, HP's Big Bang: The Summer Heats Up  Rob Enderle  2008-06-16 04:25:11
iPhone  gybognarjr  2008-06-18 14:05:46
HP using multi-touch huh? .....riiiiiiiight.  Olternaut  2008-06-17 10:10:58
Rob, you're biased. Admit it.  bouncyruss  2008-06-17 02:51:57
Once again, You dump on Apple and make glaring factual errors doing so.  dralien  2008-06-16 09:02:35
Re: Hellish Ordeal Ends for State Worker Caught in Child Porn Malware Snare  Chris Maxcer  2008-06-17 19:53:17
Incompetence in government IT  coxpc  2008-06-18 09:01:08
Who cares? It's just a little psychological torture, no biggie.  Pause2Reflect  2008-06-17 22:14:48
Re: RAND: Foreign Talent Helps Keep US No. 1 in Science and Tech  Walaika Haskins  2008-06-14 15:55:52
Foreign Borns Dominate U S Science and Medicine  hadashito  2008-06-14 16:47:18
Re: Intel Antitrust: Trouble for All Tech Companies  Sonia Arrison  2008-06-13 08:14:46
Smells like Intel paid Sonia  aferozpu  2008-06-14 08:47:36
Successful Monopolists Can Move Past......  brettze  2008-06-13 15:05:55
Is Intel One trick Pony???  brettze  2008-06-13 15:01:18
I would be damned only if ....  brettze  2008-06-13 14:45:15
I am not a bleeding heart, but....  brettze  2008-06-13 14:32:10
The Timeframe is also Important.  BT62  2008-06-13 12:57:55
Got the facts wrong  alcapwned  2008-06-13 11:15:32
Totally Off Base  FHirsch  2008-06-13 10:42:56

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