News tagged with independence

Taking biofuel from forest to highway

The world is moving from a hydrocarbon economy to a carbohydrate economy, according to University of British Columbia biofuel expert Jack Saddler. He is presenting his work at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association ...

Feb 18, 2012
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Apple to seek safeguards for iPhone contact lists

Apple on Wednesday said application developers will have to get express permission from users before tapping into contact information stored in its popular gadgets, in a move to address privacy concerns.

Feb 15, 2012
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California adopts extensive 'cap-and-trade' plan

(AP) -- California formally adopted the nation's most comprehensive so-called "cap-and-trade" system Thursday, an experiment by the world's eighth-largest economy that is designed to provide financial incentives for polluters ...

Oct 21, 2011
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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 ...

Aug 18, 2011
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