Archive for December, 2007

Baggage Ban On Batteries »

Starting January 1st 2008,it will be forbidden to carry batteries in checked luggage on airplanes.The ban affects non-rechargeable lithium batteries, like Energizer Holdings Inc. and Procter & Gamble Co.’s Duracell brand.Nonetheless passengers will still be allow to bring batteries if they are installed in electronic devices, such as cameras, cellphones and laptop computers in their […]

Apple And Fox Plan Movie Rental Deal »

Apple Inc and Twentieth Century Fox have joined to rent Fox movies through Apple’s digital iTunes Store.The deal between the two companies will allow rentals of Fox’s latest DVD releases by downloading a copy from the online iTunes store for a limited time.

FBI “Next Generation Identification” World Largest Biometrics Database »

The FBI is spending $1 billion on a project called the Next Generation Identification which would become the world’s largest computer database of biometrics to give the government more ways to identify people at home and abroad.The Washington Post reports that the agency has already started compiling digital images of faces, fingerprints and palm patterns […]

Apple And ThinkSecret.com Reach Settlement »

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and the website that leaked secrets about the Mac computer, the iPhone and the iPod have reached a settlement that includes the site being shut down.ThinkSecret.com was created by college student Nick Ciarelli,who started the site at the age of 13.Nick said in his statement:

Mac OS X 10.5.2 Delivers Fixes For Leopard »

Apple has plans to do some major fixing on the new Leopard operating system. The company is set to resolve the remaining bugs thanks to its 10.5.2 update. Apparently 76 fixes are listed including the fan-faves the MacBook AirPort and the Rosetta PowerPC compatibility memory leaks. The software update could arrive alongside with new hardware […]

Match.com Joins Facebook »

Dating Web site Match.com has joined Facebook in hopes of making new connections between the users. Facebook plans to launch two new features one called Little Black Book and another named Match My Friends that bring greater social networking capabilities to its more than 15 million Match members and to the roughly 58 million active […]