Disney investors elect Twitter's Dorsey to board
Disney shareholders elected all 10 of the company's nominees to the board of directors, including Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey.
New slavery act will aid victims claiming compensation
Victims of servitude, forced labour and forced marriage will be able to obtain financial compensation more easily due to the passing of an amendment to federal crimes legislation in the senate on Wednesday, ...
Cane toads can be stopped
It may be possible to stop the spread of can toads into new areas of Australia according to new research published today in the Journal of Applied Ecology.
To pay or not to pay? Study gauges attitudes on college athletics
(Phys.org)—UT Dallas social scientists recently completed a study aimed at gauging public opinions about financial compensation for collegiate athletes, or "pay-to-play."
Apple to meet Swiss rail firm over clock dispute
Swiss national train operator SBB said Friday it is to meet Apple representatives after the tech giant used without agreement its famous clock design on a new application for iPad and iPhone. ...
Being paranoid about office politics can make you a target: research
People who worry about workplace rejection or sabotage can end up bringing it upon themselves, according to University of British Columbia research.
Saving fuel on the buses
Bus and truck companies could cut their fuel bills by more than 7% simply by training their drivers on more efficient driving techniques and offering a financial reward to those who improve fuel economy. A study published ...
Australia cigarette plan facing new legal threat
A second global tobacco giant has flagged legal action over Australia's plain packaging plan for cigarettes, warning of violations of its intellectual property rights, a report said Saturday.
Philip Morris fights Australian packaging rules
(AP) -- Tobacco giant Philip Morris launched legal action on Monday against the Australian government over the country's plans to strip company logos from cigarette packages and replace them with grisly images ...
Saying sorry really does cost nothing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Economists have finally proved what most of us have suspected for a long time - when it comes to apologising, talk is cheap. According to new research, firms that simply say sorry to disgruntled customers ...