Archive: 03/02/2011

Turning reviews into ratings

The proliferation of websites such as Yelp and CitySearch has made it easy to find local businesses that meet common search criteria -- moderately priced seafood restaurants, for example, within a quarter-mile of a particular ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Mobile phones 'to revolutionise news coverage'

Mobile phones are set to dramatically shake up the global news industry, as cellphones increasingly become a basic consumer essential and users upgrade their handsets with greater frequency.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Other
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Stellar discovery excites students

In the constellation of Ophiuchus, above the disk of our Milky Way Galaxy, there lurks a stellar corpse spinning 30 times per second -- an exotic star known as a radio pulsar. This object was unknown until it was discovered ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Astronomy
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New York Times net profit dips 26 percent

The New York Times Co. on Thursday reported a 26-percent drop in quarterly net profit as an increase in digital advertising revenue failed to make up for what it lost in print ads and circulation.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Business
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