Archive for April 24th, 2010

Computerworld: McAfee apologizes for crippling PCs with bad update

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Computerworld – McAfee Inc. apologized late Thursday for crippling thousands of customers’ computers with a flawed update the day before.

“I want to apologize on behalf of McAfee and say that we’re extremely sorry for any impact the faulty signature update file may have caused you and your organizations,” said Barry McPherson, the security vendor’s executive vice president of support and customer service, in a post to the company’s blog near midnight yesterday.

U.S. students suffering from Internet addiction: Reuters

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Researchers at the University of Maryland who asked 200 students to give up all media for one full day found that after 24 hours many showed signs of withdrawal, craving and anxiety along with an inability to function well without their media and social links.

Biggest study on cellphone health effects launched

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

(Reuters) – The biggest study to date into the effects of mobile-phone usage on long-term health was launched on Thursday, aiming to track at least a quarter of a million of people in five European countries for up to 30 years.

The Cohort Study on Mobile Communications (COSMOS) differs from previous attempts to examine links between cellphone use and diseases such as cancer and neurological disorders in that it will follow users’ behavior in real time.

Target to carry Kindle at stores in late April

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

(Reuters) – Target Corp will begin selling Amazon.com Inc’s Kindle e-reader this month, the first time Amazon is allowing distribution of its popular product outside its website.

Paul Ryan: Obama Leading America on ‘Dangerous Path’ to Welfare State

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

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Leawood Plan Commission Agenda, Packet for Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Please click on the link below to be directed to the Leawood Plan Commission web page.  Please click on the desired date to view the agenda and packet.    http://www.leawood.org/pc/agenda.aspx

Jack Cashill Endorses Patricia Lightner

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Media Release
April 24, 2010
For Immediate Release
Contact: Mike Pirner, 913-226-3843
Jack Cashill Endorses Patricia Lightner
Ingram’s Editor Cites Her Commitment to Principle

Kansas City, Mo. – Former State Rep. Patricia Lightner, Republican candidate for Congress in the 3rd District of Kansas, has received the endorsement of conservative author and producer Jack Cashill, who is also the Executive Editor of Ingram’s Magazine, Kansas City’s premier business magazine.

In endorsing Lightner, Cashill cited her commitment to principle — specifically, her belief in limited constitutional government as close to home as possible. (more…)

Moran & Tiahrt Announce Endorsement Pledge at State Meeting

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2010

For more information, contact:
Ashley McMillan
ashley@ksgop.org
785/234-3456
TIAHRT & MORAN MAKE ENDORSEMENT PLEDGE AT KSGOP SPRING STATE COMMITTEE MEETING

Topeka – Kansas Congressmen Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt both candidates for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination announced today they have both signed a pledge to support the winner of the August Primary Election. Their announcement came during today’s KSGOP’s spring State Committee Meeting at the Sprint Campus Auditorium in Overland Park. (more…)