News tagged with public interest

French GM corn-cancer researcher to detail work

A French researcher who claims a link between genetically modified corn and cancer on Tuesday said he would publish his work, the day after the EU, which has cleared the maize, promised to make public its own assessment. ...

dateJan 15, 2013 in Biotechnology
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House Democrats shelve net neutrality proposal

House Democrats have shelved a last-ditch effort to broker a compromise between phone, cable and Internet companies on rules that would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or degrading online traffic flowing over their ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Telecom
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2 managers of private-share funds charged by SEC

(AP) -- Federal regulators filed charges Wednesday against two managers of investment funds that buy stocks of privately held Internet companies including Facebook Inc. They were accused of misleading investors and failing ...

dateMar 14, 2012 in Business
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Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones

A federal judge has rejected Apple Inc.'s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology.

dateDec 18, 2012 in Business
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Weighing the costs of disaster

both natural and manmade—can strike anywhere and they often hit without warning, so they can be difficult to prepare for. But what happens afterward? How do people cope following disasters? In a new report in Psychological Sc ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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The crisis of shareholder primacy

If we want to prevent the next financial crisis, a new model of corporate governance is needed to replace shareholder primacy in financial institutions. Gates Scholar Mike Marin explains why.

dateMar 20, 2012 in Economics & Business
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