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Tim Fitzsimons

Tim Fitzsimons appears in the following:

South Carolina Lowcountry Begins To Dry Out After Severe Floods

Monday, October 05, 2015

The risk of flash floods has subsided across South Carolina's Lowcountry. But overflowing rivers continue to pose a risk as residents begin to assess the damage to their roads, homes and businesses.

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A Milestone In The Campaign To Reduce The Number Of Deaths From AIDS

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The world's annual death toll from AIDS has been falling in recent years — 1.5 million in 2013, a 35 percent drop from the peak of 2.4 million in 2005.

Now the number of deaths could soon drop even more.

The World Health Organization issued new guidelines Wednesday that recommend ...

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When Disaster Strikes, Facebook Lets Friends Know You're OK

Thursday, October 16, 2014

In the aftermath of disasters like earthquakes, fires and severe weather events, the rush to both alert and check on family and friends can crash telecommunications networks. During the freak 2011 Virginia earthquake, which rattled the nation's capital and damaged the Washington Monument, panicked phone calls quickly overloaded the phone ...

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Why 4.4 Billion People Still Don't Have Internet Access

Thursday, October 02, 2014

To everyone reading this story: This is not about you. This is about the 4.4 billion other people on this planet who have never been online.

That number is the finding of a new study that tried to quantify what the global offline population looks like. The report, based on ...

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Some iPhone 6 Plus Users Find An Unwanted Feature: It Bends

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The consumer technology industry generally follows a few rules when it comes to developing new products: faster, thinner and (often) bigger. But the push toward increasingly svelte devices has a clear end point: No device can become thinner forever before running into the obvious challenges posed by physics and daily ...

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Some iPhone 6 Plus Users Find An Unwanted Feature: It Bends

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The consumer technology industry generally follows a few rules when it comes to developing new products: faster, thinner, and (often) bigger. But the push toward increasingly svelte devices has a clear end point: No device can become thinner forever before running into the obvious challenges posed by physics and daily ...

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Apple Takes A Swipe At The Credit Card

Friday, September 12, 2014

It started with the iPod. In 2001, Apple promised to do away with stacks of CDs and put 1,000 songs in your pocket. Thirteen years later, the music industry is unrecognizable: Most brick-and-mortar record stores have closed, and a pocket-size hard drive filled with music seems quaint in a world ...

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Driving And Phoning: What's New In 2012

Monday, January 02, 2012

States have long sought to restrict cellphone use by drivers because of safety concerns, and as the new year begins, several states are toughening their laws. It turns out it's a hard...

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