Archive: 12/5/2011

'Double tsunami' doubled Japan destruction

Researchers have discovered that the destructive tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tōhoku earthquake was a long-hypothesized "merging tsunami" that doubled in intensity over rugged ocean ridges, amplifying ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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IBM buys Irish software company

US computer giant IBM said Monday that it has bought Curam Software, an Irish company that makes programs used by government agencies to deliver social services to citizens.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Business
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Microsoft adds voice search to Xbox Live

Microsoft on Monday began adding voice search to Xbox Live as it continues to transform its videogame consoles into hubs for online entertainment in digital age living rooms.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Software
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