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Using X-ray vision to detect unseen gold

Powerful X-rays can now be used to rapidly and accurately detect gold in ore samples, thanks to a new technique developed by CSIRO – a move that could save Australia's minerals industry hundreds of millions ...

dateAug 08, 2013 in Materials Science
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Mobile industry sees 4 bn subscribers by 2018

The $1.0-trillion (750-million-euro) global mobile industry predicted Monday a boom in subscribers to four billion people by 2018 as the world's largest mobile fair opened in Barcelona, Spain.

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Telecom
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Zuckerberg donates $500 mn to charity

With Christmas just days away, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced a donation of about a half-billion dollars worth of his company's stock to charity in Silicon Valley.

dateDec 19, 2012 in Business
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Samsung, Apple top 'smart device' Q3 sales

Samsung and Apple led the field of makers of "smart connected devices"—tablets, smartphones and PCs—in the third quarter as sales hit fresh records, a survey showed Monday.

dateDec 10, 2012 in Business
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Facebook stock slide continues

Facebook stock hit a new low on Tuesday, with the world's leading social network having lost more than $50 billion dollars in market value since it became a publicly traded company in May.

dateSep 05, 2012 in Business
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