Archive: 04/22/2013

Team identifies proton pathway in photosynthesis

(Phys.org) —A Purdue University-led team has revealed the proton transfer pathway responsible for a majority of energy storage in photosynthesis. Through photosynthesis, plants, algae and bacteria convert sunlight, carbon ...

dateApr 22, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Facebook Home off to slow start on Google Play

A little more than a week after being released, Facebook's new interface for Android smartphones, Facebook Home, has crossed the 500,000 mark for downloads on the Google Play application store.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Internet
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News Corp insurers pay $139M in shareholder suit

News Corp. says that the insurers backing its board of directors will pay the company $139 million to settle shareholder lawsuits over the British phone hacking scandal and the controversial purchase of an entertainment company ...

dateApr 22, 2013 in Business
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White House backs Internet sales tax bill

The White House Monday backed a Senate bill to force online retailers like Amazon and eBay to collect state and local sales taxes, hoping to end a cost disadvantage hampering bricks and mortar businesses.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Business
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Yahoo! weaves Summly into new iPhone app

Yahoo! on Monday released an iPhone app that weaves in story summarizing software bought from a London schoolboy last month for a sum reported to be around $30 million (£20 million).

dateApr 22, 2013 in Software
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