Archive: 03/29/2012

Report: Illegal overtime on Apple assembly line

(AP) -- Workers who assemble iPhones and iPads often put in more than 60 hours per week -and sometimes work for a week straight- in violation of Chinese law, according to the first independent labor audit of the Chinese ...

Mar 29, 2012
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Data mining deep space

Bahram Mobasher, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of California, Riverside, has received a two-year $200,000 grant from NASA to compile into a data bank all the imaging observations of ...

Mar 29, 2012
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New seismic hazard assessment for Central America

A new study evaluates the seismic hazards for the entire Central America, including specific assessments for six capital cities, with the greatest hazard expected for Guatemala City and San Salvador, followed by Managua and ...

Mar 29, 2012
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Yahoo! websites to get do-not-track tool

Yahoo! on Thursday said that it will soon add a tool to its websites that allows visitors to signal that they don't want their online activity tracked for ad targeting or other ends.

Mar 29, 2012
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Red Hat's red-hot shares climb to 12-year high

(AP) -- Red Hat is red hot. The software maker's shares soared nearly 20 percent Thursday to a 12-year high, as investors reacted to an earnings report that showed how much Red Hat is benefiting from a shift in the way that ...

Mar 29, 2012
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