A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near Australia's Great Barrier Reef was Tuesday one step closer to fruition after Queensland state authorities gave it environmental approval.
Hundreds of taxi drivers jammed streets in Costa Rica's capital San Jose on Monday demanding the government block the mobile app for Uber, saying the US-based ride-share company threatens their livelihood.
The federal government has agreed to stop approving oil fracking off the California coast until it studies whether the practice is safe for the environment.
A court said Friday that exposure to carcinogens at a Samsung chip factory caused a worker's ovarian cancer in the first ruling in South Korea to link the disease with chemicals that chip workers were exposed to.
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It's hard to imagine life today without computers, but computer technology was not warmly welcomed in Germany following World War II.
Technology giant Google is to pay £130 million (172 million euros, $185.4 million) in back taxes to Britain after an "open audit" of its accounts, the BBC reported Friday.
A group that comprises Australia's top water experts has welcomed a federal government plan to make cities greener and cooler.
Apple said Wednesday it has asked the Indian government for permission to open its first stores in the country, paving the way for its feted brands to join the fast-growing smartphone market.
The Navy is launching a carrier strike group to be powered partly by biofuel, calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.