Swine flu fears send CDC.gov traffic soaring

Traffic to the website of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention soared in April as Americans searched the Internet for information about swine flu, research firm comScore said Thursday.

HP recalls laptop batteries over fire hazard

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is recalling some 70,000 batteries for notebook computers because of a fire hazard, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said on Thursday.

British explorers cut short trek to North Pole

(AP) -- British explorers in northern Canada to measure the thickness of floating Arctic sea ice ended their expedition short of reaching the North Pole due to an early summer ice melt, the team said Thursday.

Neandertals sophisticated and fearless hunters

Neandertals, the 'stupid' cousins of modern humans were capable of capturing the most impressive animals. This indicates that Neandertals were anything but dim. Dutch researcher Gerrit Dusseldorp analysed their daily forays ...

Motorola inks $310 mln deal with China Mobile

Motorola announced on Thursday it has agreed to provide China Mobile Communications Corp. (CMCC) with 310 million dollars worth of mobile telecommunications equipment and services.

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