19th > September > 2009 Archive


Ten sizzling gizmos survive economic nightmare

They don't call it Pepcom for nothing.
Matthew Graven, 19 Sep 2009
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DoJ urges court to reject (unedited) Googlebooks pact

The US Department of Justice has advised a federal court to reject Google's $125m book-scanning settlement with American authors and publishers, citing concerns over class action, copyright, and antitrust law.
Cade Metz, 19 Sep 2009
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Disconnection phone scam targets UK consumers

Scammers posing as representatives of phone service providers, such as BT, are calling up UK subscribers in an attempt to trick prospective marks into handing over credit card or bank details under threat of disconnection.
John Leyden, 19 Sep 2009
Advanced English Dictionary

Advanced English Dictionary

iPhone App Review Apple bundles a decent Dictionary application with Mac OS X, so it's surprising that it doesn't do the same with the iPhone. You may only need to consult a dictionary once in a while, but it's nice to have one handy. Putting it on a smartphone means you can always have it with you. Apple should have included one
Tony Smith, 19 Sep 2009

Google Apps sics crawlers on public docs and sheets

Google will soon allow search engines to crawl and index documents, spreadsheets, and presentations published to the web via its online office suite, Google Apps.
Cade Metz, 19 Sep 2009