Archive: 05/17/2013

Yahoo! sets event amid Tumblr talk

Yahoo! scheduled a news conference Monday amid reports it was in talks on with the popular blogging platform Tumblr about an acquisition or strategic alliance.

May 17, 2013
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Promising doped zirconia

Materials belonging to the family of dilute magnetic oxides (DMOs)—an oxide-based variant of the dilute magnetic semiconductors—are good candidates for spintronics applications. This is the object of ...

May 17, 2013
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Tableau Software soars in trading debut

(AP)—Tableau Software shares soared in their trading debut Friday after the company and some of its investors raised about $254.2 million in its initial public offering.

May 17, 2013
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Climate change may have little impact on tropical lizards

A new Dartmouth College study finds human-caused climate change may have little impact on many species of tropical lizards, contradicting a host of recent studies that predict their widespread extinction in a rapidly warming ...

May 17, 2013
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Syrian hackers compromise FT blog, Twitter feeds

(AP)—A clutch of Twitter accounts and a blog maintained by the Financial Times were hacked Friday, the latest in a series of cyberattacks claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-government group which has regularly ...

May 17, 2013
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Wetlands: value to locals matters most

A new way of valuing ecosystem services, incorporating the local perspective, is the driving force behind a project assessing aquatic ecosystems in highland areas of Asia

May 17, 2013
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