New York Times offers journalists buyouts
The New York Times said Thursday it would offer buyouts to more than a dozen journalists as it seeks to cut costs in an "uncertain" economy.
Google+ tops 40 million users
Google co-founder and chief executive Larry Page on Thursday said that its online social networking challenge to Facebook is growing fast and has topped 40 million users.
Energy, food security to dominate Rio+20: envoy
Boosting energy efficiency and renewables and providing food for a future world of eight billion will dominate next year's UN Rio+20 conference, the talks' co-coordinator said on Thursday.
UK lawmakers vote to allow Twitter in Commons
(AP) -- Things will still be Twittering in the Houses of Parliament.
SU professor uncovers potential issues with apps built for Android systems
Wenliang Du, professor of computer science in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has had his paper accepted to be presented at the 27th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, on potential ...
Agricultural pest management program efficiency challenged by information diffusion barriers among farmers
While international pest management programs have long relied on farmer cooperation to spread pest control information at larger scales, a study by French researchers published in the open-access journal PLoS Computational Bi ...
Taiwan's Foxconn mulls Brazil touch screen factories
Brazil is in negotiations with Taiwan IT giant Foxconn to open two factories to manufacture touch screens in a multi-billion dollar project, a top Brazilian official said Thursday.
Post-Jobs, Apple to unleash new iPhone
Apple fans in Australia on Friday became the first in the world to get their hands on the latest iPhone as the US technology giant unleashed its first device since the death of co-founder Steve Jobs.
A step towards new vaccines for most important chicken parasite
Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), among others, have taken the first step in developing a new type of vaccine to protect chickens against coccidiosis, the most important ...
Robot biologist solves complex problem from scratch
First it was chess. Then it was Jeopardy. Now computers are at it again, but this time they are trying to automate the scientific process itself.
Google going 'gangbusters' as 3Q wows investors (Update)
Mounting worries about another global recession haven't shaken Google.
Earthquakes generate big heat in super-small areas: study
Most earthquakes that are seen, heard, and felt around the world are caused by fast slip on faults. While the earthquake rupture itself can travel on a fault as fast as the speed of sound or better, the fault ...
Satellites view three dying tropical systems in eastern Pacific
Three tropical systems in the eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Irwin, Post-tropical cyclone Jova, and the remnants of Tropical Depression 12E all appeared to be fading on NASA satellite imagery today.
NASA continues critical survey of Antarctica's changing ice
Scientists with NASA's Operation IceBridge airborne research campaign began the mission's third year of surveys this week over the changing ice of Antarctica.