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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: Intel, Microsoft: The Future of Computing Is Parallel  Richard Adhikari  2008-03-19 13:34:49
Nightmare on Core Street  Mapou  2008-03-20 09:17:07
Re: Microsoft Brightens Windows Mobile With Flash Lite  Jim Offner  2008-03-17 21:25:24
Re: Microsoft Brightens Windows Mobile With Flash Lite  Azazello  2008-03-18 16:54:46
Re: Verizon Greases P2P's Wheels With New File-Sharing Tech  Chris Maxcer  2008-03-14 15:06:31
Re: Verizon Greases P2P's Wheels With New File-Sharing Tech  zergkiller  2008-03-14 16:10:34
Re: A Home Server of Our Own  Chris Maxcer  2008-02-19 05:37:12
Re: A Home Server of Our Own  mwhawki  2008-03-12 18:49:14
Re: AI Program Thinks Like a 4-Year-Old  Richard Adhikari  2008-03-11 20:50:29
Re: AI Program Thinks Like a 4-Year-Old  trejay  2008-03-12 03:25:19
Re: AI Program Thinks Like a 4-Year-Old  Shiggity  2008-03-12 09:47:33
Re: 10 Technologies Not Yet Ready for SMBs  Gene Marks  2008-03-09 15:34:22
Re: 10 Technologies Not Yet Ready for SMBs  bitme  2008-03-10 13:48:57
Re: Shining a Light on Unsung Heroes  Rob Enderle  2008-03-03 07:09:51
Re: Shining a Light on Unsung Heroes  kenholmz  2008-03-05 21:18:27
Re: Antiterrorist Candid Camera Network Raises Privacy Concerns  Mimi Hall  2008-03-04 18:40:10
Re: Antiterrorist Candid Camera Network Raises Privacy Concerns  BCPlanner  2008-03-05 08:39:24
Re: Green Mobile Phone Base Stations: Taking Root, Beginning to Sprout  Jack Ewing  2008-03-02 07:55:34
Re: Green Mobile Phone Base Stations: Taking Root, Beginning to Sprout  mcsalty  2008-03-04 16:34:40
Re: Microsoft Loosens Fist With New, Open IE8  Brad King  2008-03-04 15:36:21
Re: Microsoft Loosens Fist With New, Open IE8  mcsalty  2008-03-04 15:41:02
Re: Radio to the People  Sonia Arrison  2008-02-22 05:58:43
Re: Radio to the People  stamplaw  2008-03-04 09:08:49
Re: Radio to the People  charlesa  2008-02-23 11:29:15
Re: Radio to the People  geofbrewer  2008-02-24 12:19:11
Re: Hoax Hunters Turn Their Eyes to Digital Photo Technology  Anick Jesdanun  2008-03-03 11:00:10
Re: Hoax Hunters Turn Their Eyes to Digital Photo Technology  badandypd  2008-03-03 11:05:06
Re: Harvard Law Researchers to Helm Social Net Safety Group  Jim Offner  2008-02-29 10:14:43
Re: Harvard Law Researchers to Helm Social Net Safety Group  Fire_Phoenix  2008-03-02 19:57:16
Re: Harvard Law Researchers to Helm Social Net Safety Group  lrosen9999  2008-03-01 10:17:37
Re: Harvard Law Researchers to Helm Social Net Safety Group  lrosen9999  2008-02-29 10:19:00
Re: Pakistan's YouTube Censorship Triggers Worldwide Outage  Richard Adhikari  2008-02-25 12:39:22
Re: Pakistan's YouTube Censorship Triggers Worldwide Outage  JFFU  2008-02-25 20:44:55
Re: How Gaming Chops Translate Into Real-World Business Skills  Preeta M. Banerjee  2008-02-21 10:41:26
Re: How Gaming Chops Translate Into Real-World Business Skills  fatcat1957  2008-02-22 15:37:22
Re: BlackBerry Outage Heightens Customer Angst  Erika Morphy  2008-02-12 17:26:15
It's a sad state of affairs...  josephmartins  2008-02-12 17:36:11
Re: Taking Total Control With Logitech's Harmony 1000 Remote  Matt Lee  2008-02-08 08:48:13
Re: Taking Total Control With Logitech's Harmony 1000 Remote  ljh6789  2008-02-12 10:20:25
Re: 10 Small Business Technologies That Just Plain Work  Gene Marks  2008-02-11 21:56:57
Re: 10 Small Business Technologies That Just Plain Work  sanjiv_swarup  2008-02-11 21:58:38
Re: Cooper Lawrence and the Mass Effect of Gamers Scorned  Paul Hartsock  2008-02-03 00:56:47
Re: Cooper Lawrence and the Mass Effect of Gamers Scorned  drsmokehsd  2008-02-04 06:09:47
Re: Finding a Common Thread in the Online Haystack  Rachelle Crum  2008-01-30 14:51:04

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