Archive: 09/6/2011

Tech blog TechCrunch in tussle with parent AOL

Less than a year after its acquisition by AOL, leading technology blog TechCrunch is involved in a tussle with its new parent company over journalism ethics and editorial independence.

Sep 06, 2011
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Balzan prizes awarded to 4 academics

An Anglo-American expert on the evolution of the universe and an Irish-born historian of the rise of Christianity and the cult of the saints are two of the four winners of this year's Balzan Prizes.

Sep 06, 2011
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Man accused of threatening Google exec via Twitter

(AP) -- A federal grand jury in San Francisco has charged a San Antonio man with harassing a high-ranking Google executive with more than 20,000 Twitter posts, some of which were threatening.

Sep 06, 2011
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Circadian clocks in a blind fish

Do animals that have evolved for millions of years underground, completely isolated from the day-night cycle, still "know" what time it is? Does a normal circadian clock persist during evolution under constant darkness? A ...

Sep 06, 2011
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Report: Groupon may delay IPO

Groupon Inc. may delay its plans to go public due to concerns about the stock market's stability, according to a report.

Sep 06, 2011
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The electric cars most likely to succeed

The crystal ball is still cloudy on electric and plug-in hybrid cars. They're still being made in limited numbers, and delivered to very specific test markets. And half the really exciting ones aren't even here yet. Still, ...

Sep 06, 2011
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