News tagged with leopard

Apple to open Mac App Store on January 6

Apple is planning a January 6 opening for an online shop stocked with software applications that add entertaining or functional features to the firm's Macintosh computers.

dateDec 16, 2010 in Software
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Why the leopard got its spots

Why do leopards have rosette shaped markings but tigers have stripes? Rudyard Kipling suggested that it was because the leopard moved to an environment "full of trees and bushes and stripy, speckly, patchy-blatchy ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Web browsers and iPhone hacked at contest

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hackers had a field day on the first day of the Pwn2Own contest, successfully attacking Safari, iPhone, Internet Explorer, and Firefox. The Pwn2Own contest is an annual event that encourages ...

dateMar 26, 2010 in Software report
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Palau creates world's first shark sanctuary

(AP) -- The tiny Pacific nation of Palau is creating the world's first shark sanctuary, a biological hotspot to protect great hammerheads, leopard sharks, oceanic whitetip sharks and more than 130 other species ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Ecology
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Fanged frog, 162 other new species found in Mekong

(AP) -- A gecko with leopard-like spots on its body and a fanged frog that eats birds are among 163 new species discovered last year in the Mekong River region of Southeast Asia, an environmental group said ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Ecology
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