Archive: 10/12/2010

Geek was chic in online search for 2010

Tech terms ruled when it came to queries on the world's leading search engine in 2010, with online stranger-pairing website Chatroulette and Apple's hip iPad tablet computer the hottest topics.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Internet
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US video game sales rise 8 percent in November

(AP) -- U.S. video game sales in November rose 8 percent from a year ago to $2.99 billion, helped by Microsoft Corp.'s new motion-detecting controller, Kinect, and hot sales of the first-person shooter "Call of Duty: Black ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Business
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Protests, cyber-skirmishes rage over WikiLeaks

(AP) -- Skirmishes raged across cyberspace between WikiLeaks supporters and the companies they accuse of trying to stifle the group, with websites on both sides of the battle line taken out of service or choked off by attacks.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Internet
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Forest plan hangs in balance at climate conference

(AP) -- Pedro Chuc May climbs a big zapote tree, braces himself against the trunk with a rope sling and uses his sharp machete to slash v-shaped cuts in the rough bark to let the tree's resin - the base for natural chewing ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Environment
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