Zuckerberg tops US donations with $1 bn

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was America's most generous donor in 2013, giving nearly $1 billion of his fortune to charity, according to a magazine report on Monday.

NASA's TRMM satellite eyes rainfall in Tropical Cyclone Fobane

Some towering thunderstorms were spotted in Tropical Cyclone Fobane as NASA's TRMM satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on February 10. Fobane was formerly Tropical Cyclone 14S and when it strengthened into a tropical ...

Recycling of 'chauffeur protein' helps regulate fat production

Studying a cycle of protein interactions needed to make fat, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a biological switch that regulates a protein that causes fatty liver disease in mice. Their findings, they report, ...

Taiwan's HTC forecasts first-quarter loss

Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC on Monday forecast a first-quarter net loss of up to Tw$3.1 billion ($102.4 million) due to weak sales of new flagship products.

Google to award $1.6 mn to four Brazilian NGOs

Google will award $1.6 million in prize money to four non-profit groups submitting winning proposals to help Brazil combat lingering social ills, the company announced Monday.

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