Archive: 18/01/2012

Protest exposes Silicon Valley-Hollywood rivalry

In a move that heightens the growing tension between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, Wikipedia and other websites went dark Wednesday in protest of two congressional proposals intended to thwart the online piracy of copyrighted ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Internet
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US to reject Canada pipeline: reports

The United States will Wednesday reject the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, a politically charged project that is bitterly opposed by environmentalists, news reports said.

dateJan 18, 2012 in Environment
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Black Friday provides bushfire answers

Clearing vegetation close to houses is the best way to reduce impacts of severe bushfires, according to a team of scientists from Australia and the USA who examined house loss after as a result of Black Saturday, when a series ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Environment
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