Archive: 05/01/2013

Storm study reveals a sting in the tail

Meteorologists have gained a better understanding of how storms like the one that battered Britain in 1987 develop, making them easier to predict. University of Manchester scientists, working with colleagues ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Fleeing Facebook: Study examines why users quit

With more than a billion active accounts worldwide, it can be easy to forget that some people don't use Facebook. In fact, "non-use" of the social networking site is fairly common – one-third of Facebook ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Internet
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Why IT decisions will make or break businesses

Society's growing reliance on mobile devices and digital resources has led to a tectonic shift in information technology, according to Joseph M. Tucci, chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation. He said that shift ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Business
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Comcast profit rises 17 percent in 1Q

Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable company and owner of NBCUniversal, says its net income rose 17 percent in the latest quarter, powered by continued strong results from its cable operations.

dateMay 01, 2013 in Business
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Alan Alda wants scientists to cut out the jargon

(AP)—Among the procedures Army surgeon Hawkeye Pierce performed on "M.A.S.H." was an end-to-end anastomosis. Most of the viewers, actor Alan Alda concedes, had no idea he was talking about removing a damaged ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Other
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Mozilla: UK spyware company hijacking our brand

The maker of one of the Internet's most popular browsers is taking on one of the world's best-known purveyors of surveillance software, accusing a British company of hijacking the Mozilla brand to camouflage its espionage ...

dateMay 01, 2013 in Software
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