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  • Apple unveils iPhone, iPad subscription policy

    Apple Inc. announced a subscription system for buying newspapers and magazines on iPhone and iPad applications on Tuesday, making it easier for publishers to mine the popular mobile devices for more revenue.


  • In this photo taken Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, Eric Selby and his guide dog Dino pose for a photograph with a "sight" camera fitted in a pair of glasses, as well as its associated computer and transmitter, which work in conjunction with an artificial retina implant called the Argus II fitted in his right eye, enabling him to detect light, in Coventry, England. For two decades, Eric Selby, 68, had been completely blind and dependent on a guide dog to get around. But after having an artificial retina put into his right eye, he can detect ordinary things like the curb and pavement when he's walking outside. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

    Artificial retina helps some blind people

    For two decades, Eric Selby had been completely blind and dependent on a guide dog to get around. But after having an artificial retina put into his right eye, he can detect ordinary things like the curb and pavement when he's walking outside.


  • This photo released by NASA/JPL on Feb. 15, 2011 shows an image from NASA's Stardust mission of comet Tempel 1 taken on Feb. 14, 2011. The Stardust craft zipped past a comet half the size of Manhattan during a Valentine's Day rendezvous that scientists hoped would shed light on these icy solar system bodies. At nearest approach, the craft passed within 112 miles of the potato-shaped comet, closer than the original prediction. (AP Photo/ NASA/JPL/ Caltech/Cornell)

    NASA craft readies for Valentine comet encounter

    Love is in the air on Earth _ and in space too.


  • AOL CEO Armstrong snaps up $10M worth of AOL stock

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is making a $10 million bet that his turnaround strategy will pay off. He just invested that amount of money in 477,000 shares of the company's stock.


  • Approval of medical devices queried

    Most medical devices recalled in recent years because of deaths or life-threatening problems were cleared for approval under less stringent regulations that don't require human testing, an analysis found.


  • Summary Box: Microsoft phone upgrade links to Xbox

    PHONING THE XBOX: An upcoming upgrade of Microsoft Corp.'s phone software will connect to the company's popular Xbox game console. In an example shown during a Monday demonstration, Xbox players were able to use their mobile phones to contribute to the action.


  • Summary Box: Nokia CEO defends Microsoft alliance

    SALES JOB: Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is trying to convince investors and his employees that he did the right thing when he decided to dump his company's smart-phone software and shift over to Microsoft Corp.'s instead.


  • A mobile phone  is displayed with  Visa payment platform t at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Phones that can be used to pay for things, much like credit cards or gas-station key fobs, have been a dream of the wireless industry for years. This year, it looks set to become a dream a reality as both phone makers and wireless carriers get on board. The Mobile World Congress is held from Feb. 14-17. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Microsoft upgrade to let phones connect to Xbox

    Now that it has hooked up with Nokia Corp. phones, Microsoft Corp. hopes to connect its phone software to the Xbox this year too. It's also planning other improvements that include a faster Web browser and quicker switching between phone applications.


  • LG Electronics' latest phone boasts 3-D screen

    As part of the quest to add more depth to electronics, LG Electronics Inc. on Monday demonstrated a phone with a 3-D screen and a 3-D camera, set to go on sale later this spring.


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