Daily Archives: October 16, 2013

MINISTERS SEE ACTIVE POLICY AND INVESTMENT ACTION AS CORE TO SOLVING FUTURE ENERGY CHALLENGES

World Energy Congress, Daegu, Korea, 16 October 2013: Energy ministers from China, Russia, and Canada said on Wednesday that proactive government policies and robust investment are key pillars meeting soaring global demand. read more

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QUALITY OF FUTURE ENERGY KEY TO QUALITY OF LIFE, SAYS UN CLIMATE CHANGE LEADER

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The Food & Drink Issue: The Octopus That Almost Ate Seattle

The Giant Pacific Octopus is, in the words of a Seattle conservationist, a “glamour animal.” It is also tasty. Therein lies the conflict.
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Early Promise in Drug Trial for Fighting Cholesterol

The latest study of alirocumab, a potentially powerful cholesterol fighter, appears to bolster previous results that it cut cholesterol levels by about half in a clinical trial.
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National Briefing | West: California: A Rare Fish Surfaces

Staff members at the Catalina Island Marine Institute are calling the carcass of an 18-foot oarfish the discovery of a lifetime.
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The Cancer Divide: Uganda Fights Stigma and Poverty to Take On Breast Cancer

Women in Africa face long delays in treatment, a problem that Uganda is hoping to confront with a new hospital and clinic.
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A Push to Sell Testosterone Gels Troubles Doctors

Many doctors worry about the risks of prescription gels that are increasingly being sold as lifestyle products, to raise dipping levels of the male sex hormone as men age.
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I.B.M.’s Third-Quarter Earnings Beats Wall Street Estimates

The world’s largest technology services company, reported third-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates but it missed revenue expectations.
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Tool Kit: Gadgets to Help the Party Host

A robotic bartender will soon join a group of gadgets to help you throw a holiday or tailgate party to remember.
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Facebook Changes Privacy Policy for Teenagers

Teenagers will now be able to post items that can be seen by the public, making it easier for the social network to turn a post into an ad that can be shown widely.
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DealBook: América Móvil Drops Bid for KPN

The Latin American telecommunications giant owned by Carlos Slim Helú was effectively blocked by a foundation that exercised an option giving it a nearly 50 percent stake in KPN.
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Bits Blog: The Elusive British Artist Banksy Joins the Social Web

Has the elusive street artist Banksy finally joined the social Web?
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DealBook: Twitter Picks N.Y.S.E. for Stock Listing

The decision, disclosed in an amended prospectus, gives the market operator a piece of the year’s highest-profile initial public offering.
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Bits Blog: Video Start-Up Co-Founded by Cory Booker Is Set to Be Acquired

Waywire, the troubled online video start-up that embarrassed Cory A. Booker during his Senate campaign, is set to be acquired the same week as Mr. Booker’s special election.
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