Archive: 01/24/2011

Facebook reaches German privacy deal

(AP) -- Facebook said Monday it has reached a deal with German data protection officials in a dispute over unsolicited invitations sent to non-members of the social networking site through its "Friend Finder" feature.

Jan 24, 2011
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Increasing levels of phosphate in farmland soil

Phosphate levels in arable farmland have risen over the past thirty years, despite the restrictive policy on manure. This is the conclusion of Alterra (part of Wageningen UR) researchers in the journal Soil Use & Management.

Jan 24, 2011
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Pope to Catholics online: It's not just about hits

(AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI told Catholic bloggers and Facebook and YouTube users Monday to be respectful of others when spreading the Gospel online and not to see their ultimate goal as getting as many online hits as possible.

Jan 24, 2011
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Google awards $100 million to Eric Schmidt

(AP) -- Google Inc. says it has awarded $100 million worth of equity to Eric Schmidt, who is stepping aside as CEO but will stay with the company as executive chairman.

Jan 24, 2011
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New model of man's role in climate change

The Roman Conquest, the Black Death and the discovery of America -- by modifying the nature of the forests -- have had a significant impact on the environment. These are the findings of Swiss scientists who have researched ...

Jan 24, 2011
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