Archive: 19/01/2012

Intel scores 'record' profits for 2011

Chipmaker Intel on Thursday reported record revenue and profits for 2011 despite a slight slowdown in the fourth quarter related to the impact of Thailand's floods on the personal computer industry.

dateJan 19, 2012 in Business
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NASA finds 2011 ninth-warmest year on record

The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880, according to NASA scientists. The finding continues a trend in which nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern meteorological record have occurred ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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The biodiversity crisis: Worse than climate change

Biodiversity is declining rapidly throughout the world. The challenges of conserving the world's species are perhaps even larger than mitigating the negative effects of global climate change. Dealing with the biodiversity ...

dateJan 19, 2012 in Ecology
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Microsoft 2Q beats Street despite soft PC market

Microsoft Corp. battled through a weak PC market to post flat earnings in the final quarter of 2011, boosting sales of servers, Xbox games and its Office productivity software while trimming losses at its Bing search engine.

dateJan 19, 2012 in Business
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