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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

For a while, it was a standard-issue Al Gore jeremiad, with calls for everything from installing solar panels in Darfur (seriously) to legal action against "the carbon lobby" for denying global warming (ditto). But then Mr. Gore really got going and told his disciples to head -- literally -- to the barricades to "stop" coal.

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A company says 3-D nanoparticles boost the efficiency of water purification."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"It's nothing new to see politicians peppering the media with half-truths, inaccuracies and outright lies during an election season. However, the speed at which these inaccuracies can spread given our growing use of technology is unsettling, writes Harry Lewis. It's not limited to politics -- under the right conditions, businesses can also be brutally harmed by a single bit of bad information."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Internet service providers AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner Cable have promised not to track users' Web surfing for targeted ads without permission. The ISPs told a Senate committee that they would not deliver ads based on consumer Web surfing. The Electronic Privacy Information Center told the committee it should be looking at Google."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"One unanticipated cost of e-business is the expense of responding to subpoenas and proceedings designed to compel companies to disclose confidential data in their possession, such as private consumer information or identifying information as to anonymous posters at company blogs, bulletin boards or Web sites. In such cases, the company is not the target of the legal proceedings by private litigants or government prosecutors but the conduit for the identification of, or evidence against, the target."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Users of Asterisk, the popular open source IP PBX software will be able to take advantage of Skype's free or low cost calling with the release of a beta version of Skype for Asterisk."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Cisco Systems notified users of 12 security patches to fix vulnerabilities in its Internet Operating System (IOS) Software and Unified Communications Manager."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Imagine you’re sitting in front of your computer, sweating and panicky. No, the air conditioning is not broken. And no, you didn’t forward an inappropriate e-mail to your boss. Instead, you’re in the final few minutes of bidding in an eBay auction. As the clock ticks down, the tension mounts. Will your last bid put you over the top? Can you defeat your opponents and claim the prize?"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The Information Age democratized the stock trading floors by allowing everyday folks to trade stocks like the big boys, but with all that power came abuse. Now, with the tech boom a memory and the housing bubble bursting, have we learned our lesson?"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Tech-savvy consumers would like to have a single networked service to support their many digital devices but they are also demanding a high level of customer service and aren’t certain that telecommunications service providers are up to the challenge"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The potential link between mobile telephones and brain cancer could be similar to the link between lung cancer and smoking -- something tobacco companies took 50 years to recognize, according to US scientists' warning."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"It is becoming more and more clear to me that decision makers in healthcare policy and especially in healthcare IT policy do not understand the real underlying problems of interoperability in healthcare applications."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"An improved retinal implant stimulates neurons to restore sight."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Nonlethal force for civil unrest"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"On Tuesday, September 16, 2008, the UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery performed the nation’s first gastrectomy, a partial removal of the stomach, through the vagina. This new “natural orifice” technique may be an attractive alternative for the 200,000 U.S. patients who undergo surgery for the treatment of obesity each year."

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