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Submission + - Raw data about global warming lost or destroyed cl ( 1

pkphilip writes: "The world's source for global temperature record admits it's lost or destroyed all the original data that would allow a third party to construct a global temperature record. The destruction (or loss) of the data comes at a convenient time for the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) in East Anglia — permitting it to snub FoIA requests to see the data."
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Submission + - 100Petabit Internet, Coming Soon to a Country Near (

lostinbrave writes: "Alcatel-Lucent today said that scientists at Bell Labs have set an optical transmission record that could deliver data about 10 times faster than current undersea cables, resulting in speeds of more than 100 Petabits per second.kilometer. A petawhat? This translates to the equivalent of about 100 million Gigabits per second.kilometer or sending about 400 DVDs per second over 7,000 kilometers, roughly the distance between Paris and Chicago."

Submission + - Palm Updates webOS, Does Not Restore iTunes Sync

El Royo writes: "Palm announced the release of webOS version 1.2.0 today, bringing a number of improvements to the Linux-based Palm Pre. In addition to enabling purchasing apps from the App Catalog this update includes improved copy and paste and performance improvements. One thing notably lacking from this update is the restoration of iTunes media syncing. More on the webOS update here."

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