Archive: 05/26/2013

High-tech industry big immigration bill winner

(AP)—More than any other group, the high-tech industry got big wins in an immigration bill approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, thanks to a concerted lobbying effort, an ideally positioned ...

dateMay 26, 2013 in Business
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New rhythm for El Nino discovered

El Niño wreaks havoc across the globe, shifting weather patterns that spawn droughts in some regions and floods in others. The impacts of this tropical Pacific climate phenomenon are well known and documented.

dateMay 26, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Wind power blows into Africa

Giant turbines churning in the wind are a rare sight in Africa—but that will not be the case for long. Until now the meagre amounts of investment in African wind energy have predominantly come from governments ...

dateMay 26, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Storm brews over control of US newspaper group

With a sale likely of a prominent group of US newspapers, the interest of a potential buyer tied to right-wing causes has galvanized opponents fearing the dailies could become political tools.

dateMay 26, 2013 in Business
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Videogame console icon turns mobile play god

Videogame industry legend Peter Molyneux says the time is right for people to play God on smartphones. The former Lionhead Studio chief and Microsoft Game Studios executive has teamed with Japan-based DeNA ...

dateMay 26, 2013 in Software
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