Archive: 02/2/2011

UN says Asian tech exports far outpace US

(AP) -- Asia is now exporting two-thirds of the world's mobile phones, personal computers, digital televisions and other high-tech goods for information and communications, in a significant shift in world ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Business
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Shining light on asteroid deflection

(PhysOrg.com) -- So you think global warming is a big problem? What could happen if a 25-million-ton chunk of rock slammed into Earth? When something similar happened 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs and ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Space Exploration
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NY document: ID theft ring targets Apple stores

(AP) -- Dozens of people have been charged with forming a prolific identity theft ring that used thousands of stolen credit card numbers to shop at Apple stores around the country, according to a court document and a law ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Internet
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A foundation for building

In September 1888, a young man hoping to become a builder traveled from North Carolina to Massachusetts, to take MIT’s entrance exam. Robert Taylor did more than pass the test. Taylor, who in 1892 was the first African-American ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Other
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