Archive: 01/08/2014

Obsolete gadgetry can pile up, contributing to pollution

Christmas gifts of yesteryear meet an inglorious end at Absolute Green Electronics Recycling in Lake Forest, Calif. Computers are dismantled, the parts sorted into cardboard bins. One holds nothing but hard drives, another ...

Jan 08, 2014
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Fairfax ups investment in troubled BlackBerry

Fairfax Financial Holdings is buying another $250 million of convertible debt in troubled Blackberry in what Fairfax's president says is a sign of confidence in the company's new management.

Jan 08, 2014
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Twitter stock continues to slide

Twitter's stock price continued a recent decline on Wednesday, closing down 3.5 percent after an analyst lowered the short messaging service's rating on concerns that its stock price is too high.

Jan 08, 2014
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Wanted: Billions of bees for European farms

Many countries in Europe face a worrying lack of crop-pollinating honeybees, a problem caused mainly by an EU policy shift in favour of biofuels, scientists warned on Wednesday.

Jan 08, 2014
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Neolithic mural may depict ancient eruption

Volcanic rock dating suggests the painting of a Çatalhöyük mural may have overlapped with an eruption in Turkey according to results published January 8, 2014, in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Axe ...

Jan 08, 2014
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