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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 Builds Sandy Bridge With a DRM Tollbooth 2  psiclone   2011-01-04 21:35:25 
Re: Here Comes Pervasive Computing, Ready or Not 2  wildcatherder   2011-01-04 14:29:56 
Re: Is China Sweating Over Google's Threat? 2  nitGreen   2011-01-02 08:41:25 
Re: Internet Tracking May Not Be Worth the Headaches 3  Grannelle   2010-12-30 07:37:24 
Re: Android Watchers See Thunderbolts on Verizon's Horizon 2  MikeO65   2010-12-29 13:04:39 
Re: Report: Mobile Malware Will Clobber Enterprise Security in 2011 2  zingwoosh7   2010-12-28 17:38:57 
Re: IBM Sees Visions of Holographic Cellphones Within 5 Years 4  aoeu   2010-12-28 12:41:06 
Re: Samsung Rounds Out Its Android Universe With Galaxy Player 2  aoeu   2010-12-28 12:38:45 
Re: Facebook Could Hoist the Enterprise to the Cloud 2  Grannelle   2010-12-27 00:40:27 
Re: Cyberattacks Cripple Rights Groups as Culture Wars Move Online 2  StFi   2010-12-24 00:03:31 
Re: UK Plan to Filter Porn Could Be a Hot Mess, Say ISPs 2  Kagehi   2010-12-20 18:23:56 
Re: FBI Poked Spy Hole in OpenBSD, Says Former Contractor 3  megocode3   2010-12-20 16:28:29 
Re: Winners, Losers, Heroes and Villains of 2010 2  asterix2112   2010-12-20 10:28:26 
Re: Yahoo's Unkindest Cuts 2  josephmartins   2010-12-18 12:08:34 
Re: The Rise of Cybervigilantism 2  Vogateer   2010-12-17 09:00:08 
Re: White House Urges Cautious Exploration of Synthetic Biology's Potential 2  jjkzonian1   2010-12-16 15:21:25 
Re: Voyager 1 Hurtling Through Solar System's Outer Limits 2  Tynman   2010-12-14 16:55:30 
Re: Microsoft's Tablet Strategy: Every Which Way but Baked 2  jescott418   2010-12-14 13:12:15 
Re: Military Gives External Media Devices Marching Orders 3  akcoyote   2010-12-14 10:42:59 
Re: Julian Assange, WikiLeaks and Technology's Double-Edged Sword 3  itsjareds   2010-12-10 03:49:22 

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