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Windows XP migrations offer temporary lifeline to sinking PC sales

Microsoft's cutoff of XP support prompted more organizations to upgrade to new computers, but PC shipments still dropped during the first quarter, say research firms IDC and Gartner.

By April 10, 2014

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Xperia Z1S a lifeline as Sony treads water in US

There's a strong feeling of deja vu as Sony again attempts to break into the US market with another waterproof phone.

By January 6, 2014

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Facebook throws potentially suicidal users a Lifeline

Facebook teams up with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to offer help to people who are thinking of taking their lives and a referral option for people who worry about a friend in distress.

By December 13, 2011

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Bro Lifeline wingman app covers your butt

App for Android and iPhone acts as a sidekick when you're out picking up chicks, late to work, or in need of a pep talk after a breakup. It's just as cheesy and painful as a real-life wingman.

By August 15, 2011

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Life360 turns your smartphone into a lifeline

Service that tracks users' location and alerts family members of their safety status extends beyond the iPhone and Android devices.

By June 20, 2011

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Maria Taylor, 'Time Lapse Lifeline': Free MP3 of the Day

Download a free MP3 of "Time Lapse Lifeline" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By January 19, 2009

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Marketcetera's lifeline to the hedge fund industry

Marketcetera's platform is drawing increased attention from money managers by promising to boost productivity and lower costs.

By January 15, 2009

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Windows XP gets another lifeline

Software giant Microsoft again extends the time frame in which PC makers can sell Vista machines that come with its older operating system in the box.

By October 3, 2008

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The cell phone lifeline challenge: Reader feedback

There have been a few dozen good responses to the post I wrote about new technologies or services that could help find people who get into trouble while traveling.

By December 10, 2006

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A Webware challenge: Make cell phones better lifelines

We need is a fail-safe service that will raise the alarm when a person goes missing.

By December 7, 2006