Archive: 21/12/2011

Microsoft says 2012 CES tech show will be its last

Microsoft Corp. is pulling out of the International Consumer Electronics Show, the largest trade show in the Americas. It's joining Apple in saying that it prefers to put on its own events when the time is right to show off ...

dateDec 21, 2011 in Business
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Dawn sends first low altitude images of Vesta

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Dawn spacecraft has sent back the first images of the giant asteroid Vesta from its low-altitude mapping orbit. The images, obtained by the framing camera, show the stippled and lumpy surface in detail ...

dateDec 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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RIM shares soar on takeover rumors

Research In Motion's shares took off Wednesday amid unconfirmed reports that tech heavyweights Microsoft, Nokia and Amazon had looked to take over the BlackBerry smartphone maker.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Business
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White House takes tax fight to Twitter

The White House has taken its battle with Republican lawmakers over a crucial tax extension to Twitter, inviting Americans to weigh in on what the extra $40 per paycheck means to them.

dateDec 21, 2011 in Internet
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