News tagged with developing systems

Mexican farmers despair over record drought

Dust blows across once fertile fields in north Mexico, where the worst drought in 70 years has left thousands of cattle dead and destroyed more than two million acres (almost one million hectares) of crops.

dateDec 13, 2011 in Environment
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Android Market downloads top 10 billion: Google

Google said Tuesday that over 10 billion applications have been downloaded from the Android Market, which offers free and paid programs for smartphones and tablet computers running the Internet giant's operating ...

dateDec 06, 2011 in Software
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Intel acquires Israeli mapping company Telmap

Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, is in the process of acquiring Israeli mobile mapping firm Telmap, the two companies confirmed on Monday, in a deal reportedly worth about $300 million.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Business
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Intel-McAfee preview new rootkit weapon

(PhysOrg.com) -- Letting everyone know that today's computing is no longer about running good anti-virus software, McAfee this week presented a new technology approach in computer protection called DeepSAFE, ...

dateSep 16, 2011 in Software report
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Low oxygen triggers moth molt

A new explanation for one of nature's most mysterious processes, the transformation of caterpillars into moths or butterflies, might best be described as breathless.

dateAug 22, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Google-Motorola deal highlights patent arms race

(AP) -- When an Internet company plunks down $12.5 billion to buy a struggling cellphone company for its collection of patents, it's another sign that, for the high-tech industry, patents have become a mallet ...

dateAug 18, 2011 in Business
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