Archive: 8/09/2011

Bartz blasts Yahoo! board

Fired Yahoo! chief executive Carol Bartz has responded to her dismissal with a characteristically salty blast at the board of directors of the Internet company.

dateSep 08, 2011 in Business
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Microsoft, Acer in patent license agreement

Microsoft said Thursday it has reached a patent license agreement with Acer, Taiwan's leading computer maker, that will cover tablet computers and smartphones powered by Google's Android platform.

dateSep 08, 2011 in Business
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Targeted policing has knock-on benefits

With the police service undergoing budget reductions, and calls for more officers on the streets, a new study offers some reassuring conclusions. Researchers at UCL's Department of Security and Crime Science found no evidence ...

dateSep 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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