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Microsoft

+ - Microsoft, Nokia plan mobile Office deal

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FelxH
FelxH writes "via cnet:

Microsoft has confirmed a press conference to discuss an alliance with Nokia to help get its Office software onto that company's mobile phones. So far, the only phones that have their own native versions of Office have been those running Microsoft's Windows Mobile software. Together with planed browser-based versions of several Office apps, this constitutes Microsoft's attempt to expand its productivity suite market to the phone and the web."
Transportation

+ - Alarming Trends for Airline Safety

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FelxH writes "In a review of airline accidents over the last decade, flightglobal finds that the the number of fatalities in 2009 is the highest since 2002 (this is mostly because two accidents this year involved wide-body aircrafts). Moreover, 2001-10 might be the first decade since World War II where global airline accident rates do not show improvement."
Medicine

+ - Are Women Getting More Beautiful?->

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FelxH
FelxH writes "From the article:

"For the female half of the population, it may bring a satisfied smile. Scientists have found that evolution is driving women to become ever more beautiful, while men remain as aesthetically unappealing as their caveman ancestors. The researchers have found beautiful women have more children than their plainer counterparts and that a higher proportion of those children are female. Those daughters, once adult, also tend to be attractive and so repeat the pattern."

Issues like subjectivity, changing beauty ideals and advances in medicine (beauty products) come to mind when reading this article ..."

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