Archive: 07/04/2013

Star Tau Boo's baffling magnetic flips

(Phys.org) —The first observations of the complete magnetic cycle of a star other than the Sun are proving a puzzle to astronomers. Tau Boötis, known as Tau Boo (τ Boo), is a yellowish star that is a ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Astronomy
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Zynga gives new CEO millions to leave Microsoft

Struggling Web game maker Zynga gave new CEO Don Mattrick a $5 million signing bonus and stock awards valued at $40 million to lure him away from his previous job overseeing Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox console for video games.

dateJul 04, 2013 in Business
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South Korea beefs up cyber security

South Korea on Thursday said it would double its cyber-security budget and train 5,000 experts amid growing concern over its vulnerability to attacks it blames on North Korea.

dateJul 04, 2013 in Internet
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Yahoo startup shopping spree continues

Yahoo forged ahead Wednesday on its months-long take-over binge with word that it had bought Xobni, a startup behind tools for better managing contact lists and email inboxes.

dateJul 04, 2013 in Business
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