Archive: 03/1/2013

German Parliament OKs watered-down copyright law

A bill broadening copyright protections for material used on the Internet has been approved by Germany's lower house of Parliament—but without provisions that worried Google and other search engines.

dateMar 01, 2013 in Internet
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Poachers kill 13 rare rhinos in India

Poachers in northeast India have slaughtered 13 endangered one-horned rhinos in the last two months, officials said on Friday as another death added to worries about a recent surge in killings.

dateMar 01, 2013 in Ecology
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Companies struggle to popularize mobile money

Mobile money may seem like a hot concept, but consumers aren't warming to it. At the world's largest cellphone trade show, here in Barcelona this week, the 70,000 attendees are encouraged to use their cellphones ...

dateMar 01, 2013 in Telecom
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German villagers bury 'Big Bad Wolf' fears

Thirteen years after wolves returned to an east German village, its residents have not only overcome age-old fears to live peacefully alongside the predator but even come to enjoy the benefits of its presence.

dateMar 01, 2013 in Ecology
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Mobile phone health apps touted as lifesavers

Health-related applications for smartphones and tablets are a booming business, but in Africa and Asia "mobile health" could actually be a lifesaver for millions, industry leaders and aid organisations say.

dateMar 01, 2013 in Software
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