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Microsoft Unveils Xbox Music Service
2012-10-15 09:45:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just days before they announced their latest smartphone, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times predicted Apple could be poised and ready to release their take on a music streaming service in the vein of Pandora or Spotify. If this rumor is true, it looks like Microsoft may beat them to the punch, as they plan to announce Xbox Music, a service with a catalog of music 30 million tracks deep and the potential penetration...

Apple Could Sell 10 Million IPad Minis in 4th Quarter
2012-10-08 15:18:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It was only last week that the Wall Street Journal ran a story confirming Asian suppliers have already begun “mass production” of the rumored iPad Mini. Today, they´re saying that not only is Apple preparing to release such a 7.85-inch tablet in an effort to directly compete with similar options from Amazon and Google. they´re also expecting it to sell pretty well: “10 million units” well....

2012-10-05 14:48:54

Climate sceptics are being given a more prominent, and sometimes uncontested, voice in UK and US newspapers in contrast to other countries around the world, new research suggests. The findings have been published today, 5 October, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, as part of a study looking at how climate scepticism manifested itself in the print media of the US, UK, Brazil, China, India and France during a 3-month period which included 'Climategate' in 2009/10...

Successful Uterus Transplant Between Mother And Daughter
2012-09-19 11:03:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Surgeons at the University of Gothenburg recently revealed that they were able to perform the world´s first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, allowing two Swedish women to potentially become pregnant after the operation. According to an report in the Wall Street Journal, the surgery was performed over the weekend. The specialists who performed the operation believe that there were no complications, but the surgery...

Low-Calorie Diet Doesn't Extend Life In Monkeys
2012-08-30 10:42:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that, while calorie restriction has short-term health benefits for monkeys, it doesn´t necessarily increase their life span. According to the Wall Street Journal, in the past, calorie restriction was thought to increase longevity by 30 to 40 percent in experiments done with lab mice and rats. In 2009, the idea of caloric restriction became more popular when a study by the Wisconsin National...

Apple Stock Makes A Comeback
2012-08-20 14:17:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s finally happened: Apple has taken their title as the most valuable company in the world. Last week Apple´s stock began to return to its previous spring highs, driven by the anticipation and rumors of a new iPhone, smaller iPad and talks between Apple and a few, select cable companies. Now, as their stock tops $660 a share, Apple has become the most valuable company in history, beating out the likes of Exxon...

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2012-08-09 18:02:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Google had been bypassing some security and privacy features on Apple´s iPhone which allowed the tracking of third party cookies. The trouble with this, of course, was that even if an iPhone user went out of their way to turn off these third party cookies, Google made sure to track them regardless. Today, it´s been announced that Google has agreed to pay a...

FBI Sentinel Finally Goes Live
2012-08-01 09:26:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Well, they´ve finally done it. It took them 12 years and more than $600 million total to get to this point, but the FBI has finally made the switch to digital files, joining the rest of us here in the brand new century. FBI agents can now use the system, called Sentinel, to search previous cases for information in a web-browser-based layout, complete with cutting edge elements such as movable windows, tabs and a...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
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