Archive: 12/9/2011

India bid to censor Internet draws flak

Indian government efforts to block offensive material from the Internet have prompted a storm of online ridicule along with warnings of the risk to India's image as a bastion of free speech.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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Switchgrass as bioenergy feedstock

Scientists examined current knowledge about the potential contributions of bioenergy production from switchgrass to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Their findings, published in GCB Bioenergy, conclude that the use of swi ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Yahoo! launches online comedy channel

Yahoo! is adding a comedy channel to its online line-up, kicking it off with a "CrazyStupidPolitics" show starring Bill Maher live in Silicon Valley in February.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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EPA theorizes fracking-pollution link

(AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday for the first time that fracking - a controversial method of improving the productivity of oil and gas wells - may be to blame for causing ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Environment
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Romanians charged in US with computer fraud

Four Romanians have been charged with hacking into the computer systems of hundreds of US merchants and making millions of dollars in purchases with stolen credit card data, the Justice Department said Thursday.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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Texas Instruments lowers 4Q outlook

(AP) -- Semiconductor maker Texas Instruments Inc. lowered its outlook for its fourth-quarter revenue and profit on Thursday, saying demand had weakened for a variety of products that use its chips.

dateDec 09, 2011 in Business
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