Metric predicts stock market 'flash' crashes
The May 6, 2010, stock market crash briefly erased almost $1 trillion in value and plunged the Dow Jones Industrial Average into its biggest intraday fall ever. The market recovered most of its losses within the hour, but ...
Japan iPhone craze attracts global app developers
(AP) -- The iPhone's popularity in Japan is cracking open an industry long thought inaccessible to outsiders.
Study: Tuna black market worth billions of dollars
The craze for sushi has fueled a black market in tuna worth billions of dollars, as governments collaborate with the industry despite fears for the species' survival, an investigation found.
Motorola sues Apple for patent infringement
Motorola, just days after being targeted in a patent suit by Microsoft, filed complaints against Apple on Wednesday alleging that the iPhone, iPad and other products infringe its patents.
3M to acquire Cogent for about $943 million
(AP) -- 3M Co., the conglomerate whose products range from Post-Its to respirators, computer arms and films for LCD TV screens, is trying to expand into the security market by buying Cogent Inc. for about ...
Stanford experts assess SEC-Goldman suit, stress need to better regulate financial markets
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two Stanford experts on the finance industry distinguished between ethical and legal issues during a public analysis of the Securities and Exchange Commission's lawsuit against Goldman Sachs' allegedly fraudulent ...
Automakers go 'green' in Beijing
Dozens of carmakers are showing off "green" vehicles at the Beijing Auto Show as they position themselves for a hoped-for alternative-energy boom in the world's biggest auto market.
PC sales to grow 20 percent in 2010: Gartner
Worldwide sales of personal computers are expected to grow nearly 20 percent this year over 2009, with laptops driving new sales, research group Gartner said on Thursday.
Russian firm to produce cheap electric cars
A Russian auto company, Yarovit-Motors, said Thursday it was preparing to launch a project to produce low-cost electric cars with funding from one of the country's biggest tycoons.
Marvell Announces World's First Quadruple Core Processor for ARM Instruction
Marvell today announced another breakthrough in advanced chip design: the world's first "quadruple" core processor for applications utilizing the ARM instruction set.
Valuable, rare, raw earth materials extracted from industrial waste stream
Fierce competition over raw materials for new green technologies could become a thing of the past, thanks to a discovery by scientists from the University of Leeds.
Irrational exuberance behind recent stock gains, says finance expert
A second straight week of stronger-than-expected third quarter earnings from a broad cross section of U.S. industries has held the nation's Dow Jones Industrial Average above the psychological benchmark of 10,000 points for ...
What does Wall Street's recovery mean to Main Street?
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average, among the world?s most closely watched stock indexes, closed above the 10,000-point mark last week for the first time since October 2008, a milestone that ...
Nokia posts loss of $832 million in third quarter
(AP) -- World-leading mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of euro559 million ($832 million) in the third quarter, taking hits from a 20 percent drop in sales and a one-time charge for the fallen value ...