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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: Napolitano Kicks Off Race to Secure Cyberspace  Richard Adhikari  2010-03-04 09:34:02
The puck?  Runaway1956  2010-03-08 08:04:54
Re: Say It Ain't So, Microsoft  Richard Adhikari  2010-03-06 07:45:23
Great article  Infinite_Loop  2010-03-07 08:05:14
Make em pay!  akcoyote  2010-03-06 11:59:27
Re: Is Sony Playing a Dangerous Game With PS3 Customers?  Renay San Miguel  2010-03-03 05:57:58
sony and there glitch  Noa12390  2010-03-05 17:46:11
Re: Sour Grapes, Part Deux: SXSW Shows New Media Its True Colors  Renay San Miguel  2010-03-05 06:40:15
sxsx  drpalmer  2010-03-05 08:18:45
The Perspective of a Californian  tony4life  2010-03-05 06:53:45
Re: Compliant Media Help Apple Skirt Child Labor Scandal  Renay San Miguel  2010-03-02 07:17:25
No good deed goes unpunished.  aardman  2010-03-03 11:49:56
I should get better quality from Apple  jescott418  2010-03-02 19:00:03
Apple is the hero in this story, not your poor journalism.  mjardeen  2010-03-02 18:02:07
Re: Fresh Thinking Needed on Cloud Security  Richard Adhikari  2010-03-02 18:52:38
The browser is a problem  jescott418  2010-03-02 18:55:21
Re: Sony Offers Limp Apology to Livid PS3 Gamers  Richard Adhikari  2010-03-01 12:24:46
Sony is not Big Brother  RumWalker  2010-03-01 16:55:36
Re: Sony Offers Limp Apology to Livid PS3 Gamers  Trophyerror  2010-03-01 13:44:30
Seriously  jaysonthekid  2010-03-01 12:46:12
Re: A Sour-Grapes Special: SXSW Snubs ECT and Me  Renay San Miguel  2010-02-26 06:16:23
Carpetbagging Yankees?  JM_Brazil  2010-03-01 08:24:24
Good points mostly, but "Yankee" comment unnecessary  weirdsci  2010-02-28 07:13:32
OMG!!!  JumpySnark  2010-02-26 14:06:10
Re: Has Google Cut a Backroom Deal With Big Pharma?  Renay San Miguel  2010-02-19 05:54:07
Drugs  dasindog  2010-02-27 10:29:22
Isn't importing medications and drugs from overseas illegal?  jorgef01bell  2010-02-19 13:08:53
I call BS!!!  nikipedia  2010-02-19 06:02:26
Re: Italian Court Shoots the Messenger  Katherine Noyes  2010-02-24 14:17:55
Shoot the messenger?  mustash  2010-02-25 14:41:23
Re: The Death of the PC Model and a Tablet That Could Crush the iPad  Rob Enderle  2010-02-15 07:04:43
Better check your Epiphany monitor  Daedric  2010-02-25 13:46:39
Crush?  kengillespie  2010-02-15 11:39:12
What does it all mean?  Kagehi  2010-02-15 11:07:20
Re: FTC Delivers Stern Warning About P2P Data on the Loose  Mike Pearson  2010-02-25 07:34:22
Most Organizations Enjoy "Security" as a Matter of Luck  janice33rpm  2010-02-25 07:35:24
Re: Does VPN Make Sense for a Small Biz?  Jack M. Germain  2010-02-23 18:32:22
VPNs are not for everyone  MrTT  2010-02-23 18:45:55
Re: Bloom Energy's Mini Power Plant: Revolution or Hot Air?  Renay San Miguel  2010-02-22 13:09:46
My concern...  Kagehi  2010-02-23 12:45:31
Re: FBI Aims to Find the Truth in School Spying Case  Erika Morphy  2010-02-23 10:40:09
FBI WATCH MAKING CRUELTY VISIBLE  msfreeh  2010-02-23 10:47:02
Re: The Accidental Hacker  Jordan Robertson  2010-01-17 10:47:37
isp used  antihacker101  2010-02-23 04:32:44
accidental hacker? how bout watching everyone hacked and cant do anyth  antihacker101  2010-02-14 09:21:16
AT&T does it again!  tony4life  2010-01-25 15:12:45
Re: Look Who's Not Talking About Chinese Schools and Google Hack  Richard Adhikari  2010-02-19 16:32:41
Black Hawk Safety Net is Unrelated  spacerog  2010-02-22 12:58:43
Lanxian Vocational does not have computer science program  CharlesLiu  2010-02-19 18:00:36
Oops?  RathaPM  2010-02-19 16:38:16
Re: VPNs and Small Business, Part 2: Solutions and Alternatives  Jack M. Germain  2008-01-22 08:52:28
Same as remote access?  Krevco  2010-02-22 07:35:25
Re: The Blazing Backlash Against Buzz  Paul Hartsock  2010-02-19 23:30:05
Nice  grockest  2010-02-19 23:32:34
Re: Lawsuit Alleges School Used Webcams to Lurk in Students' Homes  Katherine Noyes  2010-02-19 10:03:31
Simple Solution: Black Electrical Tape over Webcams  wizworks  2010-02-19 12:45:00

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