Chapel Hill Researcher Fights Demotion After Security Breach

A prominent cancer researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is fighting the university's decision to demote her and cut her pay in half after a security breach in a medical study she directs was discovered. The breach could have revealed medical records of of more than 100,000 women whose data were studied. | 0 Comments


Apple Making Verizon-Ready iPhone

Apple Inc. plans to begin mass producing a new iPhone by the end of 2010 that would allow Verizon Wireless to sell the smartphone early next year, said people briefed by Apple. | 0 Comments


Office Web Apps Get Makeover

Microsoft announced some new milestones for its browser-based Office Web Applications last Thursday.
The applications, which are simplified versions of Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word that run in supported Web browsers, have been used by more than 20 million people since launch, according to Microsoft's announcement. The free Office Web Apps, which were rolled out in June, already can be accessed in the United States and Canada. They are available in English, French, and Spanish languages. | 0 Comments


Change to 'Bios' will make for PCs that boot in seconds

The upgrade will spell the end for the 25-year-old PC start-up software known as Bios that initialises a machine so its operating system can get going. | 0 Comments

Illinois students win facebook’s revolutionary Camp Hackathon

It started with an idea. Forty hours later, it was the birth of Facebook Video. | 0 Comments


Turn an iPod into an iPhone

Line2 gives your iPhone a second phone number — a second phone line, complete with its own contacts list, voicemail, and so on. … But that’s not the best part.
Line2 also turns the iPhone into a dual-mode phone. That is, it can make and receive calls either using the AT&T airwaves as usual, or — now this is the best part — over the Internet. Any time you’re in a wireless hot spot, Line2 places its calls over Wi-Fi instead of AT&T’s network. | 0 Comments

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