Archive: 06/5/2012

Google buys maker of Quickoffice mobile app

Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a widely used mobile application for working on documents created in Microsoft's programs for word processing, ...

Jun 05, 2012
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The Obamas and the new politics of race

With the 2012 US presidential election campaign in full swing, the meaning and significance of Barack Obama and his presidency are once again in the spotlight. Has the election of Barack Obama served as the watershed moment ...

Jun 05, 2012
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Rice research IDs vulnerable bridges (w/ Video)

Preliminary results from research at Rice University show more than a dozen Gulf Coast bridges on or near Galveston Island would likely suffer severe damage if subjected to a hurricane with a similar landfall ...

Jun 05, 2012
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