Archive: 02/6/2012

3Qs: Figuring out Facebook's financials

Following much anticipation, Facebook filed for an initial public offering (IPO) after U.S. markets closed on Wednesday. Reports have speculated that the social media giant’s offering — pending approval ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Business
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Playing RFID tag with sheets of paper

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are an essential component of modern shopping, logistics, warehouse, and stock control for toll roads, casino chips and much more. They provide a simple way to track the item to ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Engineering
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Google, Facebook remove content on India's order

Google India has removed web pages deemed offensive to Indian political and religious leaders to comply with a court case that has raised censorship fears in the world's largest democracy, media reported Monday.

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Internet
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The best medicine for productivity

A worker experiencing the stress of intense workdays might develop somatic symptoms, such as stomach ache or headache, which will eventually lead to taking leave of absence. But when the individual's supervisor offers emotional ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Social Sciences
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East views the world differently to West

Cultural differences between the West and East are well documented, but a study shows that concrete differences also exist in how British and Chinese people recognise people and the world around them. Easterners really do ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Social Sciences
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New insights into invasive plant management

Over a decade of research at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has resulted in the development of a new matrix for invasive plant management. The model was created by scientists with the Agricultural ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Ecology
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