Web standards group gets former tech exec as CEO

(AP) -- A former executive with IBM and other tech companies has been named the new CEO of an organization in charge of coordinating the technical specifications behind the World Wide Web.

NXP introduces ESD protection device for USB 3.0 and eSATA

NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of a new ESD protection device, the IP4284CZ10, for high speed differential interfaces such as USB 3.0 and eSATA. The IP4284CZ10 offers the industry’s lowest differential ...

Carbon emissions 'outsourced' to developing countries

A new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution finds that over a third of carbon dioxide emissions associated with consumption of goods and services in many developed countries are actually emitted outside their borders. ...

'Pay it forward' pays off

For all those dismayed by scenes of looting in disaster-struck zones, whether Haiti or Chile or elsewhere, take heart: Good acts - acts of kindness, generosity and cooperation - spread just as easily as bad. And it takes ...

Seafarers' scourge provides hope for biofuel future

For centuries, seafarers were plagued by wood-eating gribble that destroyed their ships, and these creatures continue to wreak damage on wooden piers and docks in coastal communities.

Cool model for a hot planet

In his recent book, "Strategic Bargaining and Cooperation in Greenhouse Gas Mitigations," Binghamton University's Zili Yang suggests ways governments might realistically work together to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. He ...

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