Archive: 12/05/2012

Apple's downward spiral accelerates

Apple shares suffered their worst decline in four years Wednesday as selling momentum gained steam for the longtime tech star and world's largest company by value.

dateDec 05, 2012 in Business
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US, others smash global cyberfraud ring

US officials said Wednesday they had taken down a global cyberfraud ring and charged six Romanians and one Albanian in a scheme selling non-existent goods on the Web.

dateDec 05, 2012 in Internet
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Making insulator conduct

(Phys.org)—New results on the interaction of femto- and attosecond light pulses with a solid insulator hold promise for reaching electronic switching rates up to the petahertz domain.

dateDec 05, 2012 in General Physics
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Plant stress paints early picture of drought

In July 2012, farmers in the U.S. Midwest and Plains regions watched crops wilt and die after a stretch of unusually low precipitation and high temperatures. Before a lack of rain and record-breaking heat ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Ecology
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