Archive: 06/23/2011

Web-based tablet apps challenging app-store offerings

An app war is brewing. Pressure to break the grip of app stores and the need for multiple versions of applications to run on the slew of devices out there are driving some companies, notably media outlets, to test tablet ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Software
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Dairy manure goes urban

When natural ecosystems are replaced by roads, homes, and commercial structures, soil is negatively impacted. Studies have shown that, among other issues, distressed urban soils are often significantly compacted, ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Environment
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Oracle's profit tops Street, but worries surface

(AP) -- Oracle Corp.'s latest quarterly results Thursday underscore the critical role its software business plays despite its push to become a more well-rounded technology vendor by selling computer servers.

dateJun 23, 2011 in Business
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New and old threats to soybean production

University of Illinois researchers identified the top pathogens, pests and weeds affecting soybean production in a recent article in Food Security. Soybean aphid, soybean rust, soybean cyst nematode, Sclerotina stem rot an ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Ecology
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