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By benim
In Europe
Mar 6th, 2011
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The Met is struggling to meet the cost of security for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton because thousands of officers will earn double time for working on a bank holiday. It’s estimated the event will now cost as much as £20m, which dwarfs the £7.4m price of security at the...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Jan 14th, 2011
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Breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months is not necessarily best for a baby’s health, British researchers said Friday, calling into question advice given to new mothers. The team led by a paediatrician from University College London said babies fed only breast milk could suffer iron d...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Dec 20th, 2010
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Google TV is apparently encountering a bit of static that has resulted in a programming change. A host of TV manufacturers has been expected to unveil new Internet-ready TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month. But Google has asked them to delay their plans so it can overhaul the...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 1st, 2010
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Nigeria currently occupies the number three position in the worldwide cybercrime trends index, Nigeria’s anti-graft boss said yesterday. Speaking on the first day of the 1st West African cybercrime summit in Abuja, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, sa...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 20th, 2010
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company is to launch a new email messaging system. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/APOne of my boys has his birthday this weekend. Even if he hadn’t been reminding me on a daily basis, I wouldn’t have been able to ignore it: when I come ...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 16th, 2010
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They said it wouldn’t last — e-mail, that is. Crippled by a ceaseless deluge of spam and infected with computer viruses and malware, e-mail became the symbol of all that was wrong with technology. Then came texting and smartphones and teens with lightning-fast thumbs . . . and the attenti...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 15th, 2010
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According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s unofficial mission is to make “the world more open and connected.” But there are limits to how open you should be on Facebook and while you might enjoy sharing photos and status updates, there are some pieces of information yo...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 15th, 2010
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SAN FRANCISCO–”We don’t think that a modern messaging system is going to be e-mail,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a press conference on Monday morning as it unveiled a hotly anticipated revamp of its messaging system that many pundits had characterized as a “Gmai...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 11th, 2010
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Time your statuses, tracks friends’ likes, download entire photo albums and be invisible on chat. Calcalist presents: Tools and tips to best utilize popular social network. 1. Post statuses to a select group Facebook offers a very useful feature called Friend Lists: A personal list that you can...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 10th, 2010
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Google is now telling anyone stupid enough to import Gmail contacts into Facebook to reconsider such a foolish move because it’s a “trap”. The two companies have been angrily shaking handbags at each other over the past few days in a public protest over who has the best data mine on the interwebs. Ju...