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Tech sector rides on rich list

America's technology sector remained a driving force for the world's billionaires, led by Microsoft's Bill Gates and other familiar names, a Forbes survey showed Monday.

dateMar 04, 2013 in Business
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New wheat varieties resist global wheat threat

(PhysOrg.com) -- Innovative techniques in wheat breeding are necessary to meet the needs of the world's growing population and overcome environmental challenges, said Ravi Singh at the American Association for the Advancement ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Status update: Facebook to go public, raise $5B

(AP) -- Facebook made a much-anticipated status update Wednesday: The Internet social network is going public eight years after its computer-hacking CEO Mark Zuckerberg started the service at Harvard University.

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft to bring Kinect to Windows PCs

Microsoft plans to bring its Kinect technology to bear on personal computers following its phenomenal success with the gesture and voice-recognition sensor in the Xbox 360 game console.

dateJan 10, 2012 in Software
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Juror in Microsoft case at peace with decision

(AP) -- The lone holdout juror who prevented a Utah company from getting as much as $1.2 billion from one-time rival Microsoft Corp. for alleged antitrust violations says he's at peace with his decision.

dateDec 19, 2011 in Business
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