Archive: 6/11/2009

EBay settles lawsuit filed by Skype founders

(AP) -- EBay Inc. has settled a legal skirmish with the founders of Skype that threatened to complicate eBay's plans to sell most of the Internet phone service to a group of investors for $2 billion.

dateNov 06, 2009 in Internet
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In a Galaxy Far, Far Away...

( -- Astronomers have published the discovery of the farthest known object in the cosmos: a star that exploded when the universe was only 630 million years old -- only 4.6% of its current age. Light from this ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Astronomy
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The politics of climate fixes

In the middle of a day filled with a stream of information-packed PowerPoint displays and alarming projections of what the future holds for our planet and our civilization, Judith Layzer’s talk was something of an anomaly.

dateNov 06, 2009 in Environment
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