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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: Pro-Wikileaks Attacks More Slap in the Face than Kick in the Head 2  ChuckHL   2010-12-09 10:34:57 
Re: Google's Chrome OS May Cloud Microsoft's Windows 2  madjr   2010-12-09 08:45:09 
Re: Google and Sony vs. Microsoft, and a Touch of Wikileaks Insanity 4  pogson   2010-12-09 07:58:49 
Re: Verizon's 4G Network May Not Be for the Faint of Heart 2  jescott418   2010-12-03 13:52:54 
Re: Microsoft Files for Patent on Touchy-Feely Screens 2  jescott418   2010-11-30 07:56:37 
Re: Chinese Supercomputer Blazes Path to Glory 2  smartvmusa   2010-11-30 05:20:11 
Re: Wikileaks Spill: Catalyst for New, More Open Style of Governing? 3  ErnieCombs   2010-11-29 13:14:03 
Re: 2011: The Year of the Tablet Wars 2  GregTaylor   2010-11-29 11:02:07 
Re: Facebookers' Feeds Crawling With Malware, Security Firm Finds 2  alexbroad321   2010-11-24 01:44:49 
Re: CERN Physicists Create Antimatter (and Could Build a Bomb in a Billion Years) 4  Melanika53   2010-11-22 14:12:13 
Re: Here Comes the Holodeck 2  Kagehi   2010-11-21 11:14:05 
Re: Senators Wave Body Scanners Through at TSA Oversight Hearing 2  RothbardFan   2010-11-18 07:10:50 
Re: Today's Offhand Post Could Be Tomorrow's Federal Case 2  Kagehi   2010-11-17 14:19:45 
Re: 'What Is the Real Value of Copyright?' Q&A With BitTorrent CEO Eric Klinker 2  caesura   2010-11-16 13:06:47 
Re: Surviving the Network Integration Ordeal 2  ServerLuv561   2010-11-15 16:01:41 
Re: Galaxy Tab: iPad's Nemesis Hurtles Into View 2  glowsandbeeps   2010-11-13 12:12:45 
Re: RockMelt Effortlessly Melds Social Networking With a Browser 2  jmac4207   2010-11-12 23:56:16 
Re: Galaxy vs. iPad: Clash of the Tablet Titans 2  Lochias   2010-11-11 13:19:38 
Re: Why I Still Don't Have a Facebook Page 3  syle   2010-11-10 16:11:45 
Hello-Hello English Becomes the Top-Selling Language Learning iPad App i 1  Bhaskar_Choudhury   2010-11-07 22:19:33 

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