Archive: 11/30/2011

Banks 'lent 232 bn euros to coal industry'

Leading banks around the world lent 232 billion euros ($308 billion) to the coal industry, one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gases, from 2005 to 2010, campaigners said here on Wednesday.

dateNov 30, 2011 in Environment
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Social network Path announces more ways to share

If Facebook is like hanging out at a banquet with a large buffet to feast on, then social network Path is an intimate dinner with close friends. Path is now getting new silverware and table decorations, so to speak, with ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Internet
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Australian court clears sale of Samsung Galaxy tab

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is closer to selling its new Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court on Wednesday overturned a ruling that sided with Apple's allegations Samsung had copied its iPad ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Business
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Hackers post UN staffer user names, passwords

A hackers group calling itself "Team Poison" has posted what it says are the user names and passwords of more than 100 United Nations staffers' email accounts it pulled from a U.N. computer server.

dateNov 30, 2011 in Internet
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FCC had 'questions of fact' on AT&T-T-Mobile deal

(AP) -- A report by the staff of the Federal Communications Commission says AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA provided flawed information to justify AT&T's planned $39 billion acquisition of its smaller rival.

dateNov 30, 2011 in Telecom
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Facebook makes privacy pledge in FTC settlement

Government regulators are sharing some alarming information about Facebook: They believe the online social network has often misled its more than 800 million users about the sanctity of their personal information.

dateNov 30, 2011 in Internet
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A beast with four tails

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Milky Way galaxy continues to devour its small neighbouring dwarf galaxies and the evidence is spread out across the sky.

dateNov 30, 2011 in Astronomy
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