Archive: 02/6/2014

Alarm over 'Big Brother' Turkish Internet curbs

Turkey drew fire Thursday over new Internet curbs portrayed as protecting privacy and the young but which critics say will stifle free speech and accelerate a slide towards authoritarianism.

Feb 06, 2014
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Amazon buys videogame studio Double Helix

Amazon said Thursday it was buying a California-based videogame studio, fueling speculation that the online retail titan plans to release its own console for home entertainment.

Feb 06, 2014
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LinkedIn posts solid 4Q, but outlook disappoints

LinkedIn finished last year with a solid financial performance, but the online professional networking service spooked investors with a forecast indicating that its growth is starting to slow down.

Feb 06, 2014
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News Corp fiscal 2Q earns top expectations

News Corp., the publishing company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported second-quarter earnings that exceeded Wall Street forecasts while revenue declined as expected, reflecting slower advertising sales.

Feb 06, 2014
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US lead in science and technology shrinking

The United States' (U.S.) predominance in science and technology (S&T) eroded further during the last decade, as several Asian nations—particularly China and South Korea—rapidly increased their innovation ...

Feb 06, 2014
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Sonic undergoes makeover for new game, TV series

The conference room inside Big Red Button Entertainment's offices would look unremarkable if it weren't for the vibrant panoramas of a cartoony, tree-filled world plastered next to portraits of colorful creatures ...

Feb 06, 2014
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Nanoparticle pinpoints blood vessel plaques

A team of researchers, led by scientists at Case Western Reserve University, has developed a multifunctional nanoparticle that enables magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to pinpoint blood vessel plaques caused by atherosclerosis. ...

Feb 06, 2014
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New insight into an emerging genome-editing tool

(Phys.org) —The potential is there for bacteria and other microbes to be genetically engineered to perform a cornucopia of valuable goods and services, from the production of safer, more effective medicines ...

Feb 06, 2014
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