Asus shows off concept model of the semi-hybrid mobile device Padfone
Twitter usage rising among US adults: Pew study
More American adults are using Twitter and the micro-blogging service is particularly popular among African-Americans and Latinos, according to a survey released on Wednesday.
Worry, resignation on potential cellphone cancer link
A World Health Organization warning of increased brain cancer risk for cellular phone users had many Americans alarmed Wednesday but resigned to needing the devices to do their jobs. ...
Microsoft lower on Nokia report
Microsoft shares were down nearly two percent on Wall Street on Wednesday amid an unconfirmed report that the US software giant had agreed to purchase Nokia's mobile business for $19 billion.
Brazil approves huge Amazon power plant
Brazilian environmental officials on Wednesday gave their blessing to construction of what will be the world's third largest hydro-electric plant and dam project to be built in the Amazon rainforest.
LivingSocial buys France's Dealissime.com
Online bargain site LivingSocial is buying French daily deal site Dealissime.com in a bid to take on Groupon in France.
Latest from 'FarmVille' maker looks to grow empire
(AP) -- The creator of "FarmVille" and "FrontierVille" is ditching the "ville" suffix for its latest Facebook game, "Empires & Allies."
Scientists identify odor molecules that hamper mosquitoes' host-seeking behavior
Female mosquitoes are efficient carriers of deadly diseases such as malaria, dengue and yellow fever, resulting each year in several million deaths and hundreds of millions of cases.
Bacterial protein caught in the act of secreting sticky appendages
(PhysOrg.com) -- New atomic-level "snapshots" published in the June 2, 2011, issue of Nature reveal details of how bacteria such as E. coli produce and secrete sticky appendages called pili, which help the mi ...
Study: Ancient hominid males stayed home while females roamed
The males of two bipedal hominid species that roamed the South African savannah more than a million years ago were stay-at-home kind of guys when compared to the gadabout gals, says a new high-tech study led ...
Quantum knowledge cools computers: New understanding of entropy
From a laptop warming a knee to a supercomputer heating a room, the idea that computers generate heat is familiar to everyone. But theoretical physicists have discovered something astonishing: not only do computational processes ...
New map reveals giant fjords beneath East Antarctic ice sheet
Scientists from the U.S., U.K. and Australia have used ice-penetrating radar to create the first high- resolution topographic map of one of the last uncharted regions of Earth, the Aurora Subglacial Basin, ...
European food outbreak soars; mystery deepens
(AP) -- The number of people hit by a massive European outbreak of foodborne bacterial infections is a third bigger than previously known and a stunningly high number of patients suffer from a potentially ...
To boost customer satisfaction, owners should pay attention to employee job satisfaction
Previous studies have shown that customer satisfaction plays a key role in the health and future success of any company. When customers are satisfied, they keep coming back to the same store and invite their friends to do ...