Archive: 08/2/2012

Rat and ant rescues 'don't show empathy'

(Phys.org) -- Studies of how rats and ants rescue other members of their species do not prove that animals other than humans have empathy, according to a team led by Oxford University scientists.

Aug 02, 2012
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Malware in BIOS stirs concern at Black Hat meet

(Phys.org) -- Security researcher Jonathan Brossard has drawn attention to a backdoor espionage problem that is in an ornery class by itself. Presenting his finds at the recent Defcon and Black Hat events, ...

Aug 02, 2012 report
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Sony's loss grows, cuts earnings forecast

(AP) — Sony's red ink worsened in the April-June quarter and it lowered its full-year earnings forecast as it battles a strong yen and declining sales of liquid crystal display TVs and video game machines.

Aug 02, 2012
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