Bing posts modest US search market gain in December

Microsoft's new Internet search engine Bing posted a modest gain in its share of the US search market in December while partner Yahoo! saw its share dip slightly, online tracking firm comScore said.

Sulphur-eating bacteria limit acid run-off and CO2

(PhysOrg.com) -- Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) is caused when sulphur in mine tailings reacts with water and oxygen in the environment to produce sulphuric acid. It is a major environmental issue, with AMD a concern for lake acidification ...

Network flaw causes scary Web error

(AP) -- A Georgia mother and her two daughters logged onto Facebook from mobile phones last weekend and wound up in a startling place: strangers' accounts with full access to troves of private information.

A road map for greener transport

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Oxford University study says the best way to reduce emissions in the short term is a 'drastic downscaling of both size and weight' of conventional petrol and diesel cars.

iTablet scavenger hunt raises Apple hackles

A Silicon Valley gossip website has evidently triggered Apple's ire by offering rewards for proof that the notoriously secretive company has made a tablet computer.

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