Archive: 10/17/2012

Analysts, PC industry cool on Windows 8

While Microsoft is touting next week's launch of Windows 8 as the savior of the computer industry, PC makers and analysts are increasingly skeptical that the new operating system will lure consumers away ...

Oct 17, 2012
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Review: Jay-Z scores as 'NBA 2K13' delivers again

It's tough to improve a video game that has been so excellent for the past several years, but 2K Sports has found ways to make "NBA 2K13" (for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, $59.99) even better—with some ...

Oct 17, 2012
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Steps in the right direction for conservation

As the climate changes, conservationists are divided over the most effective way to preserve animal and plant diversity because they cannot simply preserve the status quo. Ensuring species can shift to track the climate to ...

Oct 17, 2012
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EBay posts higher 3Q earnings, revenue

EBay reported Tuesday that its third-quarter net income rose 22 percent thanks to higher revenue at its PayPal payments service and at the marketplaces business that includes eBay.com.

Oct 17, 2012
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Conference seeks to curb exploitation of high seas

Long spared because of their remoteness, the high seas have become an important hunting ground for fish trawlers and oil prospectors, putting at risk many marine species that call these waters home.

Oct 17, 2012
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