Google picks Mobile as model for mobile business

(AP) -- Google Inc. is heading far away from its California headquarters for a new campaign to help businesses build websites that work well on mobile devices: The Alabama city of Mobile. That's pronounced moh-BEEL.

News Corp. net profit dips on British charges

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. posted a slight decline in quarterly net profit on Wednesday, partly due to one-time charges stemming from the phone-hacking scandal in Britain.

CenturyLink 3Q net income falls as expenses rise

(AP) -- Phone company CenturyLink Inc. says its third-quarter net income fell as rising operating expenses related to its April acquisition of larger phone company Qwest overshadowed increased revenue.

Developing unbiased measures of customer likes and dislikes

Companies around the world rely on various marketing strategies to make their brands more appealing to customers, and now, according to a study published in the online journal PLoS ONE, they may have an actual physiological ...

Hospital tests reveal the secrets of an Egyptian mummy

An ancient Egyptian mummy has had quite an afterlife, traveling more than 6,000 miles, spending six decades in private hands, and finally, in 1989, finding a home at the World Heritage Museum (now the Spurlock Museum) at ...

Scientists: Lions and tigers roar a bit like babies cry

When lions and tigers roar loudly and deeply – terrifying every creature within earshot – they are somewhat like human babies crying for attention, although their voices are much deeper.

Brain control? Shining light on pupil constriction

(PhysOrg.com) -- You’ve seen it on television: A doctor shines a bright light into an unconscious patient’s eye to check for brain death. If the pupil constricts, the brain is OK, because in mammals, the brain controls ...

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