Archive: 07/31/2012

Indonesia seizes 85 endangered pangolins

Indonesian police have intercepted 85 endangered pangolins, most of them alive despite being stuffed into sacks by suspected smugglers, an official said Tuesday.

Jul 31, 2012
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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.

Jul 31, 2012
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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.

Jul 31, 2012
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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.

Jul 31, 2012
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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.

Jul 31, 2012
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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 ...

Jul 31, 2012
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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 ...

Jul 31, 2012
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Chip and pin terminals shown to harvest customer info

(Phys.org) -- For all customers, merchants and restaurant owners making use of card readers for transactions, well, this is not the best of news. Experts have found a security flaw in chip and PIN terminals ...

Jul 31, 2012 report
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Yahoo! number two exec quits after passed over

Yahoo! on Monday announced the departure of Ross Levinsohn, who served as interim chief executive and was seen as a favorite for the top job before the firm named Marissa Meyer to the post.

Jul 31, 2012
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Jury picked in blockbuster Apple-Samsung case

A 10-member jury was chosen Monday to hear the Silicon Valley blockbuster trial with Apple and Samsung battling over patent infringement for hot-selling smartphones and tablet computers.

Jul 31, 2012
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