Daily Archives: September 18, 2013
Efforts by leaders of food banks and soup kitchens came as the Republican-controlled House was expected to take up the measure this week.
Grand Theft Auto V has beaten sales records for the edgy and violent adventure game series, earning more than $800 million in sales for its first day on store shelves.
In “An Appetite for Wonder,” the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins looks back at his childhood in Africa and the roots of his interest in how animals act.
Sea ice around the North Pole retreated less this year than last, but the trend toward an open-water Arctic Ocean in summers remains.
Research that aims to unlock the mysteries of the brain seems likely to have a great impact on the courtrooms of the future.
Salesforce.com and Workday announced an alliance considered to be the biggest step yet by cloud providers to compete against big software companies.
The social network apologized for ads placed by a dating service that featured photos of a Canadian girl who committed suicide in April after she had been cyberbullied.
Calico, a new start-up focusing on aging and illness, is run by Arthur D. Levinson, the former chief executive of Genentech, and financed by Google.
A federal judge ruled against Ascap, saying it must make its entire publishing catalog available for licensing by Pandora.
Apps and tips to help ease your virtual keyboard frustrations.
Memoir, a new start-up, wants to take the place of that scrapbook on your smartphone by offering a way to store and organize photos, notes and more.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. court has handed down a preliminary decision to halt the closing of Vivendi SA’s $8.2 billion deal to sell most of its stake in Activision Blizzard Inc back to the U.S. company, the games publisher said on Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – “Grand Theft Auto V,” the fifth installment of the video game that became a focal point of debate about gratuitous violence and explicit content in the media, came out guns blasting with $800 million in global first-day sales.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said revelations about U.S. government surveillance hurt users’ trust in Internet companies and that knowing more about the programs would help relieve some of the public concerns.