Archive: 07/31/2012

China's online dating market 'booming'

Revenues from China's online dating market are forecast to top two billion yuan ($315 million) in 2014 as work-stressed Chinese struggle to find partners, a new report said Tuesday.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Internet
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New Irish study on how safe cyclists feel

The findings of the largest survey to date on the perception of safety among cyclists in Dublin have been published by engineering researchers at Trinity College Dublin, University College Cork and University of Hong Kong.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Glyphosate-resistant tumbleweed found in Montana

A researcher for the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station's Southern Agricultural Research Center in Huntley has identified glyphosate-resistant kochia populations in fields north of Gildford and Hingham in Montana.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Ecology
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Soil sucks up 65,000 tonnes of CO2

(Phys.org) -- A city-centre site earmarked to become the heart of sustainability research in Newcastle is already playing a key role in mitigating the effects of climate change.

dateJul 31, 2012 in Environment
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Panasonic returns to profit in 1Q on cost cutting

(AP) — Panasonic Corp. said Tuesday it returned to the black in the April-June quarter, logging a net profit of 12.8 billion ($163 million) mainly on lower costs after cutting more than 38,000 jobs over ...

dateJul 31, 2012 in Business
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Philippine police arrest SKorean cellphone hackers

(AP) — Philippine police have arrested eight South Koreans who allegedly hacked into one of the country's biggest telecommunications companies to lower the cost of international cellphone calls for other Koreans in the ...

dateJul 31, 2012 in Other
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