Archive: 07/12/2013

Skype makes monsters of us all

When God saw that our egos needed deflating, he invented Skype. Skype is the 21st-century invention that sci-fi movies had been predicting for decades: phonavision. Actually it's "computavision," with a tiny ...

Jul 12, 2013
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Report: Use of coal to generate power rises

Power plants in the United States are burning coal more often to generate electricity, reversing the growing use of natural gas and threatening to increase domestic emissions of greenhouse gases after a period of decline, ...

Jul 12, 2013
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Infosys profits up slightly despite currency woes

Indian software outsourcing giant Infosys posted slightly higher quarterly profit Friday and maintained its revenue growth forecast despite the weak rupee and uncertainty about U.S. visas for its employees.

Jul 12, 2013
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US, China see progress on investment treaty

The United States and China said Thursday they had moved forward on a treaty that would ramp up investment but the two countries clashed over hacking and the case of fugitive Edward Snowden.

Jul 12, 2013
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