Archive for December 24th, 2011

Apple Files Patents for Fuel Cell Computers (NewsFactor)

December 24, 2011
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A laptop powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, going for weeks without refueling. That vision of the future is described in a pair of patent applications filed by Apple and made public Thursday.
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Most Googled Celebrity Death of 2011 Was Ryan Dunn (The Atlantic Wire)

December 24, 2011
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Most Googled Celebrity Death of 2011 Was Ryan Dunn 
    (The Atlantic Wire)

Of all the famous people who died this year — a titan of the tech industry, a leader of a massive terrorist organization, a quixotic dictator, a troubled but talented young singer — the person who sent the most people searching for information on Google was … Jackass‘s Ryan Dunn. We’d have never guessed it but...
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Apple Files Patents for Fuel Cell Computers (NewsFactor)

December 24, 2011
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A laptop powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, going for weeks without refueling. That vision of the future is described in a pair of patent applications filed by Apple and made public Thursday.
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SEC requiring coal firms to report safety problems (AP)

December 24, 2011
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A lawyer suing the former Massey Energy Co. says investors might have made better decisions about putting money into the coal company had it been required to report safety violations to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission before last year’s Upper Big Branch mine disaster that killed 29 miners.
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Wall St Week Ahead: Santa rally may face test next week (Reuters)

December 24, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Get ready. The last trading week of the year will be a test for stocks to prove whether they have the strength to carry a rally into next year.
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