Archive: 07/25/2012

Science puts snakes on a plain (Update)

(Phys.org) -- Researchers at Yale have identified an ancient slithering creature from the time of T. rex as the most primitive known snake, a finding with implications for the debate over snake origins.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Newsweek likely to become digital magazine

The company operating the US magazine Newsweek indicated Wednesday the venerable publication is likely to go digital to stem its losses and could undergo other changes by next year.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Business
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UK watchdog: Stop recording taxi conversations

(AP) — Britain's information watchdog on Wednesday ordered a city council to stop the mandatory recording of people's conversations in taxis, saying the policy breaches the Data Protection act.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Other
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Peugeot Citroen in H1 loss as Europe hits business

(AP) — Europe's economic crisis pushed carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen into a first-half loss of €819 million ($990 million), just as the company is set to clash with the French government over its restructuring plan.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Business
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