Archive: 12/04/2012

Hushed hoarders and prying pilferers

In order to prevent other birds from stealing the food they are storing for later, Eurasian jays, a type of corvid, minimizes any auditory hints a potential pilferer may use to steal their cache (food that ...

Dec 04, 2012
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UBS banking data copied from worker's IT screen: report

A tax-dodging spat involving the Swiss bank UBS and Germany took a fresh twist after a Swiss daily reported on Tuesday that German authorities were using simple photos taken by a UBS worker of their computer ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Mars rover Curiosity's other mission: PR

NASA's Curiosity rover was designed to search Mars for places capable of supporting life. But the $2.5 billion mission has another, unofficial objective: To serve as a goodwill ambassador for the Jet Propulsion ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Pandora reports profit, but stock is hammered

US Internet radio firm Pandora Media came under pressure Tuesday after reporting a modest profit and strong revenue growth, but offering disappointing guidance for the coming quarter.

Dec 04, 2012
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