Daily Archives: September 6, 2013
Many investors are no longer looking for companies in the vanguard of the green movement, but those that are making a profit while showing concern for social and environmental issues.
A new study says a genetic defect may play a role in causing hyperactive behavior, suggesting that at least in some cases, hyperactivity can have a neurobiological root.
Scientists find strong evidence of a greenhouse role in extreme heat and shifted odds of storm surges, but say most extreme weather is driven mainly by natural variability.
In examining a dozen extreme weather events last year, scientists found evidence that human activity was a partial culprit in about half.
Yahoo’s first government transparency report shows that government agencies in several countries filed data requests, but the most by far came from American agencies.
Google’s new type of app gives it a path onto its competitors’ operating systems, an acknowledgment that people are not yet ready to live entirely online.
Accessories like earmuffs and handbags with Bluetooth connections and speakers could pave the way for average consumers to adjust to wearable technology.
Auto industry managers at the Frankfurt auto show next week will try to focus on shiny new technologies rather than the terrible state of the European car market.
Apple will face restrictions in its agreements with publishers, but not the extensive government oversight sought by the Justice Department.
A federal judge who found Apple liable for conspiring to fix e-book prices entered an injunction on Friday intended to bar the iPad maker from further antitrust violations.
Complex though you may be, ever more companies believe they can reduce you to a number. But how much confidence can we have in these numbers of our lives?
Facebook, the world’s largest social network, said it would delay the rollout of new privacy rules, which it had planned to put in place on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge who found Apple Inc conspired to fix e-book prices imposed new restrictions on the iPad maker on Friday, limiting its agreements with publishers.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc has been sued by a shareholder seeking to void its $130 billion buyout of Vodafone Group Plc’s stake in the companies’ wireless joint venture on the grounds the price is too high.