Archive: 11/19/2009

AOL offers buyouts to over a third of work force

(AP) -- The struggling Internet company AOL plans to shed up to 2,500 jobs - more than a third of its work force - as it prepares to separate from Time Warner and finally sever their ill-fated marriage.

dateNov 19, 2009 in Business
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On the Crest of Wave Energy

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ocean is a potentially vast source of electric power, yet as engineers test new technologies for capturing it, the devices are plagued by battering storms, limited efficiency, and the ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Engineering
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Invasive Nettle Moth Triggers Hawaii Research

(PhysOrg.com) -- Like children everywhere, kids in Hawaii love to run barefoot through tall grass. But an invasive pest called the nettle moth caterpillar can take the fun out of this simple childhood pleasure, ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Ecology
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Sony chief executive outlines turnaround plan

(AP) -- Sony said it aims to be profitable in gaming and flat-panel TVs by the fiscal year ending March 2011, pushing 3-D technology as a way to showcase its strength in entertainment and surface from deep ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Business
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