Archive: 27/06/2011

Hearing may be end of road for breast cancer drug

(AP) -- The best-selling cancer drug in the world comes under federal scrutiny once again this week, as drugmaker Roche makes a last-ditch effort to keep Avastin approved for breast cancer, despite evidence that it is ineffective ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Medications
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Pope may go online to launch Vatican news portal

(AP) -- The Vatican, whose communications problems are no secret, is taking a leap into the world of new media with the launch next week of a news information portal that Pope Benedict XVI himself may put online with a papal ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Internet
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Can't ban violent video sales to kids, court says

(AP) -- States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people's First Amendment rights and leaving it up to parents ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Business
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Google fined by Taipei over app refund

Taipei said Monday it had fined Google Tw$1,000,000 ($34,600) for refusing to grant customers a seven-day trial period when they download apps for their cell phones.

dateJun 27, 2011 in Business
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