(PhysOrg.com) -- The chemical reaction which makes some poisonous plants so deadly has been described by researchers at the University of Bristol in a paper published today in Angewandte Chemie.
Japan's third-largest mobile carrier Softbank on Friday unveiled a lower monthly fee for the new iPhone than bigger rival KDDI, as competition for smartphone users heats up among the nation's mobile firms.
Steve Jobs is best known for turning the ailing Apple into a global icon, but for many his transformation of a small digital graphics firm into animated movie giant Pixar showed equal vision.
Internet database Wikipedia restored access to its pages in Italian on Thursday following a protest over a law being debated in parliament that would have legally obliged websites to correct any content if there was a complaint.
Carlos Slim, the Mexican magnate believed to be the world's richest individual, has increased his stake in the The New York Times Co. to 8.1 percent, regulatory filings showed Thursday.
A Hong Kong design student said Friday he was overwhelmed and felt "unreal" after his sombre logo in tribute to Apple founder Steve Jobs caused a worldwide Internet sensation.
More than 90 percent of schoolchildren in South Korea own a mobile phone and they start using them at an average age of 10 years and fours months, according to a survey published Friday.
Business software and hardware giant Oracle was fined nearly $200 million dollars for overcharging the US government, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
An endangered Philippine eagle, one of only a few hundred left in the world, has been shot dead, a conservation group that had previously rescued the bird said Friday.