Archive: 07/18/2011

Women's World Cup final breaks Twitter record

(AP) -- The Women's World Cup final between Japan and the United States set the record for tweets per second, eclipsing the wedding of Prince William and Kate and the death of Osama bin Laden.

dateJul 18, 2011 in Internet
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Samsung LED seeks US import ban on Osram products

(AP) -- A Samsung unit is raising the ante in a patent dispute with a German rival over energy-saving LED lighting amid intensifying legal disputes among global companies jockeying for supremacy in key consumer technologies.

dateJul 18, 2011 in Business
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Early quake alerts

Six thousand seismic sensors, 200 volunteers and a University of Delaware researcher all have one thing in common – helping scientists study earthquakes.

dateJul 18, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Immigration and the resources boom

New research from Monash University has found that Australia’s population circumstances demand an immigration program which addresses problems of sustainability, particularly as they affect the quality ...

dateJul 18, 2011 in Social Sciences
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