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Computers and Software

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  • Microsoft Buying Online Shopping Comparison Site

    Microsoft Corp. is buying a Munich, Germany-based Web comparison shopping site and its parent company for about $486 million in cash.       The Redmond, Wash.-based software maker says the acquisition of Greenfield Online Inc., which owns Ciao, a...
  • Shopping Smart with Your Cell Phone

    Google's new mobile phone, the G1, allows you to do more than make phone calls and check your email. A Dallas-based company has developed software for the phone that could revolutionize your shopping experience. The free software application, called...
  • Older Adults Turn to Myspace

    Leora Roemer searches her Myspace account to see who's checking in.  She fits the growing trend of older Americans using social networking sites.  She's 61, but doesn't feel close to it. "It's the new Forty.  If you look on my Myspace page you will see I...
  • Dallas Company Blocks Driving and Texting

    Dallas-based company 'Websafety' has developed software to block cell phones from sending or receiving text messages while a person is driving.  Websafety says the text blocking technology uses GPS satellites." With all GPS enabled phones these days...
  • Gift Cards that Don't Keep on Giving

    Gift cards are a popular way for shoppers to cash in, especially during the holiday season.  Last year, consumers spent more than $97 billion on the pieces of plastic, according to Tower Group which monitors the industry. Marion Dean was one of those...
  • Sugar Land P.D. Cracks Down on Car Break-Ins

    Shopping mall parking lots have become a magnet for thieves.  That's why the Sugar Land Police Department is doing all they can make shoppers aware of potential crime against their properties. "We've seen computers, cash, laptops, cameras, unlocked...
  • What To Know Before Buying Extended Warranties

    FOX40 NEWSROOM - "Would you like to buy an extended warranty with that?" It's something we usually hear by the cashier of retail stores when we purchase a large-ticket item like high-definition TV sets, stereo components, computers and cell phones. ...
  • A True Champion of Clean Government Bids Farewell

    On Friday, we learned the sad news that Inspector General Robert Cerasoli is leaving New Orleans to return to his home in Massachusetts. Upon his departure Cerasoli cited health concerns and disclosed that several growths were surgically removed from...
  • Friday- Sunday: October 3, 4, 5

    FRI______________________________________ Noguchi Museum 10-5pm  Free Fridays 32-37 Vernon Blvd. LI City, Queens On the first Friday of every month,  Museum admission is pay what you wish. 718-204-7088                  www.noguchi.org Acting and...
  • Mose Jefferson Convicted Of Bribery Charges

    A federal jury convicted New Orleans political operative Mose Jefferson of bribery and obstruction of justice Friday, less than a month after his brother, a former Louisiana congressman, was found guilty of unrelated corruption charges.Mose Jefferson, 66,...
  • Glasses for Less Than $50

    Glasses for Less Than $50
    More than a year has passed since your last eye exam, so you drop by your local boutique for a quick checkup. An hour later -- and $500 poorer -- you're out the door, wondering how a simple prescription framed in a piece of plastic stamped "Made in China"...