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Google releasing its own Web browser, Chrome, to take on Microsoft's Internet Explorer - Chicago Sun-Times

By germanifa01 - September 1st, 2008, 21:13, Category: General



SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is releasing its own Web browser in a long-anticipated move aimed at countering the dominance of Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer and ensuring easy access to its market-leading search engine. The Mountain View-based company took the unusual step of announcing its

Laboring longer a growing trend for Americans - BusinessWeek
Americans are changing the game plan for retirement, with millions laboring right past the traditional retirement age and working into their late 60s and beyond. While the average retirement age remains 63, that standard may soon be going the way of the gold watch -- a trend expected to accelerate

Some turn violent in march to GOP convention - Guardian Unlimited
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Demonstrations near the Republican National Convention site turned violent Monday, as protesters harassed some delegates, smashed windows, slashed car tires and threw bottles. Police using pepper spray arrested more than 50 people. The trouble happened not far from the Xcel

Gustav brushes New Orleans - St. Petersburg Times
Story Tools This time, the levees held. A weakened Hurricane Gustav slammed into the heart of Louisiana's fishing and oil industry Monday, sidestepping New Orleans and assuaging fears that a monster storm would ravage the Gulf Coast states so soon after deadly Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans

EU leaders condemn Russia at summit - Guardian Unlimited
European Union leaders moved to condemn Russia's invasion of Georgia but stopped short of imposing sanctions on Moscow. An emergency summit of EU leaders in Brussels denounced the "disproportionate" Russian action and the Kremlin's "unacceptable" recognition of the two breakaway provinces of South