Archive: 03/12/2011

Web helps people locate loved ones in Japan quake

Searching the Internet on sites such as Google, Twitter and their local variants has become more effective in finding loved ones than sifting through wreckage following Japan's devastating tsunami.

Mar 12, 2011
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Friend the pope? John Paul II gets Facebook page

(AP) -- The Vatican will unveil the latest installment in its social media transformation next week - a Facebook page dedicated to the upcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II, officials said.

Mar 12, 2011
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Smart meters raise suspicions

Coast to coast, from Maine to Marin County, Calif., the number of homes being outfitted with smart meters that keep a close eye on homeowner electricity use is on the rise. And so is the number of folks who think smart meters ...

Mar 12, 2011
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Google rewards top executives

Google has awarded nearly $9 million in bonuses and another $50 million in equity to four top executives of the Internet giant, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mar 12, 2011
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Montreal newspaper to go digital

A major French-language Canadian daily aims to shed its print edition over the coming years in favor of a digital newspaper for the iPad and other tablets, a report said Friday.

Mar 12, 2011
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