Archive: 16/05/2011

The incomplete art of brand imagery

The visual power of a brand can be the first breakthrough companies make with their customers. But efforts to artistically manipulate the typeface of a corporate logo can backfire for firms, according to a Boston College ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Economics & Business
shares0 comments 0

Wildfire razes Canadian town

A wildfire engulfed the town of Slave Lake in western Canada, forcing the evacuation of its 7,000 residents at the start of the forest fire season, authorities said Monday.

dateMay 16, 2011 in Environment
shares0 comments 0

Europe faces extinction of many species, EU says

(AP) -- The Iberian lynx that prowls the grasslands of southern Spain. The Mediterranean monk seal swimming waters off Greece and Turkey. The Bavarian pine vole that forages in the high meadows of the Alps.

dateMay 16, 2011 in Ecology
shares0 comments 0

The worlds smallest 3D HD display

(PhysOrg.com) -- It seems like small displays are all of the rage these days, and they just keep getting more and more advanced. In October of last year Ortus Technology created a 4.8-inch liquid crystal display that showed ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation weblog
shares0 comments 3

Netflix reaches 'strategic' agreement with Miramax

US movie rental company Netflix and studio Miramax have reached a multi-year agreement, under which Netflix members in the United States will be able to instantly watch motion pictures from the Miramax film library, the two ...

dateMay 16, 2011 in Business
shares0 comments 0