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Archive for October, 2008

U.S. Takes Battle Against Iraq Violence to Border

Friday, October 31st, 2008

ZURBATIYAH, Iraq — For thousands of Iranians, traveling to Iraq through this bustling, dusty gateway now requires stopping at small white trailers where U.S. officials take their photos and record scans of their irises and fingerprints.

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The Election That Has the Whole World Blogging

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Martin Perez lives in ParaƱaque, a suburb of Manila, an ocean and a few time zones from the United States. But when he gets up at 5 a.m. to get ready for work, the high school teacher goes online to read the latest news in the U.S. presidential race, study poll numbers, watch YouTube videos — and blog about the McCain-Obama showdown.

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Microsoft To Offer ‘Cloud Computing’

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Microsoft unveiled a program called Windows Azure yesterday that stores and runs customers’ data and programs in its computer-server farms, stepping up competition in “cloud computing” with and Google.

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Microsoft to rent Web “cloud” computing space

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp took the wraps off a new computing service that allows companies to use its data centers to run their Web applications in a bid to become a player in the “cloud computing” trend.

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