Archive: 07/25/2012

Engineers model the threat of avalanches

(Phys.org) -- Snow avalanches, a real threat in countries from Switzerland to Afghanistan, are fundamentally a physics problem: What are the physical laws that govern how they start, grow and move, and can theoretical modeling ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Soft Matter
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LG Electronics' profit falls as mobile loses money

(AP) — LG Electronics reported a lower quarterly profit as its mobile phone division sank to a loss and forecast its earnings to deteriorate further, underlining the challenges for its smartphone business ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Business
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Netflix's 2Q numbers disappoints, stock tumbles

(AP) — Netflix is making money again, but its recovery wasn't impressive enough to soothe investors worried about rising licensing fees and stiffer competition confronting the video subscription service.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Business
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NY judge sentences online poker worker to prison

(AP) — A former Internet poker company employee who returned to the United States from Costa Rica to face charges he helped process illegal gambling proceeds has been sentenced to a year and two months in prison by a ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Internet
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