Archive: 11/14/2012

Israeli mice sniff out bombs and vice

An Israeli company is aiming to revolutionise the way explosives, narcotics and even money are detected at airports, docks and border crossings with the help of specially trained covert agents.

dateNov 14, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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China's Tencent quarterly profit rises 32%

Chinese Internet giant Tencent on Wednesday posted a third quarter net profit increase of 32 percent, benefiting from the popularity of its instant messaging services and online games.

dateNov 14, 2012 in Business
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Infineon cuts costs as revenue falls

Semiconductor maker Infineon Technologies AG says it will cut back on investment plans and introduce short-time working as global economic uncertainty weighs on demand and revenue.

dateNov 14, 2012 in Business
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Toyota recalls vehicles for steering, pump defects

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering—the latest in a spate of quality woes for Japan's top automaker.

dateNov 14, 2012 in Business
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