FCC seeks to crack down on phone bill mystery fees
(AP) -- Federal regulators are proposing new rules to make it easier for consumers to detect and challenge mystery fees on their phone bills.
Pandora to be in more cars, hits 100 million users
Internet radio Pandora announced expanded partnerships with automobile manufacturers on Tuesday and said it now has 100 million registered users.
Seeing the effects of rock heterogeneity on CO2 movement
All three DOE's National Energy Technology Laboratory X-ray CT scanners were recently used to characterize flow patterns during CO2 flooding of a sandstone sample from China. This work was part of a U.S.- ...
NREL invention speeds solar cell quality tests
To come up with a way to do something 1,000 times faster than it had been done in the past, you have to count on some serendipity -- not to mention hard work, collaboration and good timing.
More marine protected areas needed to protect Mediterranean biodiversity
The setting up of a network of Marine Protected Areas, developed since the 1960s in the Mediterranean, has proved to be an effective way of protecting some species such as fish. However, despite the efforts ...
Imec demonstrates 3D integrated DRAM-on-logic for low-power mobile applications
Imec and its 3D integration partners have proven the potential of 3D integration of a commercial DRAM chip on top of a logic IC for next-generation low-power mobile applications. Imecs applied 3D EDA ...
Netflix raises rates, irks subscribers
(AP) -- Netflix has provoked the ire of some of its 23 million subscribers by raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for those who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Internet.
Google expands deals to New York, San Francisco
Google expanded its local bargains program to San Francisco and New York on Tuesday, a month after launching a test of the service in Portland, Oregon.
US girls sweep Google kids science fair
Three US girls won the top prizes in a global science fair launched by Google for their projects on ovarian cancer, grilled chicken and indoor air quality, the Internet giant announced Tuesday.
Montana questions Exxon's estimate of oil spilled
(AP) -- Montana environmental regulators have asked Exxon Mobil to justify its estimate for how much oil spilled into the Yellowstone River, citing the company's changing timeline on how long it took to stop ...
How the connection to the future self impacts financial decision-making
The June 2011 edition of the Journal of Consumer Research features research from Professor Daniel Bartels, marketing professor at Columbia Business School, and Oleg Urminsky, marketing professor at The University of Chicag ...
Scientists model physics of a key dark-energy probe
Ohio State University researchers are leveraging powerful supercomputers to investigate one of the key observational probes of "dark energy," the mysterious energy form that is causing the expansion of the ...
Study shows how an often illegal sales tactic contributed to housing crash
A study of home purchases during the real estate boom years in Chicago shows how one ethically murky and sometimes illegal - tactic used to sell homes may have contributed to the housing crash.