News tagged with economic crisis

Spanish scientists march against spending cuts

Hundreds of Spanish scientists and their supporters marched through the streets of Madrid Friday as part of a nationwide protest against sharp government cuts to research and development which they say are forcing them to ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Europe needs to engage and invest in national R&D budgets

In June's edition of Physics World Portugal's former science and technology minister, José Mariano Gago, calls for more investment in, and engagement with, national science budgets in light of the European Union's (EU) s ...

Jun 03, 2013
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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.

Feb 25, 2013
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Lightning-fast mobile hits speed bump in Europe

Lightning-fast fourth generation mobile networks are spreading rapidly worldwide, led by the United States, Japan and South Korea, but Europe lags behind and its economic crisis could brake investment, an ...

Feb 25, 2013
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Anonymous hacks Argentina data agency

Hacker group Anonymous blocked the official website of Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census amid an international stand-off over claims the country has lied about its economy.

Jan 17, 2013
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Italian probe alleges Google underpaid tax

A probe by Italian tax authorities into US Internet giant Google's Italian arm has found it failed to declare income of 240 million euros ($310 million) and pay value added tax of 96 million euros.

Nov 28, 2012
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