Archive: 02/09/2012

Lenovo 3Q profit up by half, warns of disk supply

(AP) -- Lenovo Group Ltd., the world's second biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday that quarterly profit grew by more than half but warned hard drive costs would remain high amid a global shortage.

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Business
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Facebook discloses details on bonuses

Facebook's top executives, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, are eligible for twice-a-year bonuses of up to 45 percent of their base salaries and other earnings, according to a Wednesday regulatory filing.

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Business
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How the zebra got its stripes

If there was a 'Just So' story for how the zebra got its stripes, I'm sure that Rudyard Kipling would have come up with an amusing and entertaining camouflage explanation. But would he have come up with the explanation that ...

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Amazing skin gives sharks a push

Shark skin has long been known to improve the fish's swimming performance by reducing drag, but now George Lauder and Johannes Oeffner from Harvard University show that in addition, the skin generates thrust, ...

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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