Archive: 12/21/2010

Rare-earth mining operation to revive in US

After signing deals with major Japanese trading houses that have been rushing to secure new sources of rare earths, mining company Molycorp Inc. plans to restart its rare-earth mining in California by the end of the year.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Apple pulls WikiLeaks app from App Store

Apple said Tuesday it had removed an unofficial WikiLeaks application for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad from its App Store because it violated its guidelines for software developers.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Software
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No IPO for Hulu for now: report

US online video entertainment site Hulu has decided not to go public for now and may examine other financing options, The Wall Street Journal reported late Monday.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Business
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Smoking may worsen pain for cancer patients

The relationship between smoking and cancer is well established. In a study published in the January 2011 issue of Pain, researchers report evidence to suggest that cancer patients who continue to smoke despite their diagno ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Health
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