Twitter said Thursday it had bought Smallthought Systems, a small Web analytics firm.
After unveiling its $1.2 billion plan to buy smart phone maker Palm Inc., Hewlett-Packard has sent somewhat confusing signals about its intentions to remain in the fast-growing but highly-competitive business.
Family carers need to be supported throughout the whole illness of their loved ones as they witness and share much of the experience of the dying person, according to research published in the British Medical Journal today.
An inexpensive, but unlicensed drug to help prevent severe sight loss in older people has been shown to be safe and effective, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Almost the entire adult population of Scotland (97.5%) are likely to be either cigarette smokers, heavy drinkers, physically inactive, overweight or have a poor diet. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public ...
As much as 40,000-plus barrels of oil per day are pouring from BP's ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico, a US official said Thursday, more than doubling the previous government estimate.
A teenage saint whose 750-year-old mummified body lay for centuries in a church in central Italy probably died of a congenital heart defect, scientists said Thursday.
Jupiter’s moon Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Could it also be a habitat for life?
(AP) -- Child pornography was allowed to remain on social-networking site Tagged.com for nearly two months after undercover investigators posed as users and reported the content to the site's administrators, the state attorney ...
(AP) -- The FBI said Thursday that it is investigating a data breach at AT&T that exposed the e-mail addresses of more than 114,000 owners of the Apple iPad, including government officials.