Archive: 12/28/2011

Holiday shopping online rockets in US

US consumers turned in record levels to the Internet for holiday shopping this year, further boosting online sellers' share of the huge national retail pie.

dateDec 28, 2011 in Business
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Review: Scrutinizing your presence on Facebook

(AP) -- Here's one way to sum up 2011: I added 71 people as Facebook friends, shared 26 links and commented on 98 of my friends' status updates. I was tagged in 33 photos and added 18 of my own to the site.

dateDec 28, 2011 in Internet
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China cuts 2012 rare earths export quota

(AP) -- China announced a cut Tuesday in its rare earths export quota as it tries to shore up sagging prices for the exotic metals used in mobile phones and other high-tech goods.

dateDec 28, 2011 in Business
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What if the earth had two moons?

The idea of an Earth with two moons has been a science fiction staple for decades. More recently, real possibilities of an Earth with two moon have popped up. The properties of the Moon’s far side has ...

dateDec 28, 2011 in Space Exploration
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