Daily Archives: September 16, 2013
Virtually all of Twitter’s revenue, estimated to be $583 million this year, currently comes from three basic ad formats.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Around midnight on Christmas Eve of 2009, a handful of employees at Twitter received an unconventional holiday greeting from Dick Costolo, then the chief operating officer.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland (Reuters) – Northrop Grumman Corp on Monday said it expects expanded sales of its high-altitude unmanned Global Hawk aircraft, which passed 100,000 flight hours this month, with foreign countries including Canada, South Korea and Japan considering orders.
Recent developments in health and science news. This week: That lip tingling from Sichuan cuisine and good news for the Arctic’s ice.
This week, we start a new video partnership with CreatureCast, a video podcast project from Brown University that uses animation to show the evolutionary range of the natural world.
A new vaccine tested in monkeys generated a muted immune response that effectively wiped out cells infected with simian immunodeficiency virus, a close relative of H.I.V.
Scientists say there is still much that is unknown about methane hydrates, sometimes referred to as “flammable ice,” and that the commercial production of gas from them is still far-off.
Letters to the editor.
A nationwide look at natural gas emissions from fracking operations finds much less leakage than industry critics claim.
Your DNA and identity are not as entwined as once thought. In fact most people have multiple genomes floating around, from mutations and remnants of pregnancies or twins.
Scientists have long known how drugs act on the brain’s reward center, but a researcher shows that societal factors play a large role in addiction, too.
The digital music service on Monday said it laid off its president, Jon Irwin, along with 15 percent of its staff.
The government’s longtime firewall had forced Iranians to use special software to access the sites, and it was unclear whether the opening Monday was the result of an official decision or a glitch.
Investors and deal makers hope that Twitter’s stock sale will help the once-soaring tech sector take flight again.