Archive: 09/24/2013

Oracle CEO skips speech to watch America's Cup

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is so immersed in his boating team's stirring comeback in the America's Cup that he backed out of giving the keynote speech at his software company's biggest customer conference of the year.

Sep 24, 2013
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Late Cretaceous Period was likely ice-free

For years, scientists have thought that a continental ice sheet formed during the Late Cretaceous Period more than 90 million years ago when the climate was much warmer than it is today. Now, a University ...

Sep 24, 2013
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EU urges global deal on airline pollution

The EU on Tuesday urged nations to accept a compromise on plans to curb airline carbon emissions at a key UN conference, though resistance to striking an overall deal remains fierce.

Sep 24, 2013
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