Archive: 14/12/2010

Microsoft joins group targeting Google-ITA deal

Microsoft Corp. has officially joined an industry group lobbying against rival Google Inc.'s proposed, $700 million acquisition of travel-information software firm ITA Software Inc. on antitrust grounds.

dateDec 14, 2010 in Business
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Tackling the erosion of a special river island

Locke Island is a small island in a bend of the Columbia River in eastern Washington that plays a special role in the culture of the local Indian tribes. Since the 1970s, however, it has been eroding away at a rate that has ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Zebrafish provide new hope for cancer treatment

The imaging of tumour growth in zebrafish has revealed for the first time how newly formed cancer cells have the capacity to co-opt the immune system into spreading the disease, leading the way for investigations into potential ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Biotechnology
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All the Web privacy you want

Microsoft announced last week that the next version of its Internet Explorer browser will include better privacy controls, giving users more protection against being tracked by advertisers online. Its initiative, which takes ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Internet
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ESA makes the Sun available to everyone

(PhysOrg.com) -- New software developed by ESA makes available online to everyone, everywhere at anytime, the entire library of images from the SOHO solar and heliospheric observatory. Just download the viewer and begin exploring ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Space Exploration
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