Archive: 06/1/2010

China, Japan launch Asian eBay rival

China's largest retail website Taobao and Yahoo! Japan launched a joint service Tuesday in a deal expected to create the world's biggest online marketplace by harnessing Asia's surging ranks of e-consumers.

dateJun 01, 2010 in Internet
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Hewlett-Packard to cut 9K jobs in services unit

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday it will lay off about 9,000 workers in the unit that provides technology services to other businesses as the company consolidates and automates its commercial data ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Business
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Warmer climate makes Baltic more salty

Science has long believed that a warmer climate will increase river runoff to the Baltic Sea, thus making the inland sea less salty. However, a new extensive study from the University of Gothenburg reveals that the effect ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Lead in ammunition contaminates game meat

Eating the meat of animals hunted using lead ammunition can be more dangerous for health than was previously thought, especially for children and people who consume large quantities. This is reflected in a ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Health
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