Archive: 03/11/2013

Authors oppose Amazon control of .book websites

Groups representing US authors and publishers called Monday on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny online retailer Amazon exclusive rights to websites ending with .book, .author, ...

Mar 11, 2013
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Mexico moves to end telecom monopolies

Mexico's government introduced a draft constitutional reform Monday to end monopolies in telecoms industries that have built some of the country's biggest fortunes.

Mar 11, 2013
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US urges China to probe, halt cyber spying

Beijing must take steps to investigate and halt cybercrime, a top US official said Monday, warning the international community cannot tolerate the widespread hacking coming from China.

Mar 11, 2013
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Former Sony CEO Stringer to retire

Howard Stringer, the first foreigner to lead Japanese electronics giant Sony during some of its most challenging times, has announced he will retire from the struggling firm.

Mar 11, 2013
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Study shows how one insect got its wings

(Phys.org) —Scientists have delved deeper into the evolutionary history of the fruit fly than ever before to reveal the genetic activity that led to the development of wings – a key to the insect's ability ...

Mar 11, 2013
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