Twitter cuts off UberMedia apps for tweets

Twitter on Friday suspended UberTwitter, and twidroyd applications in a clash with a startup that controls a fifth of the "tweets" at the hot microblogging service.

Champions shaping up for browser battles

Google on Friday released a revved-up version of Chrome as rivals Microsoft and Mozilla beefed up their own champions for the competitive Internet browsing software arena.

Bad news/good news: Land-use change in the era of globalization

A central challenge facing the planet is how to preserve forests while providing enough food to feed the world's population. It's really a "bad news/good news" story, says Eric Lambin, professor of environmental Earth system ...

Doing good with operations research

For Northwestern University's Karen Smilowitz, the term "industrial engineering" is a bit of a misnomer. It evokes the image of the engineer in a factory with a stopwatch in hand, making sure production is as efficient as ...

Obama set to tour Intel plant as he pushes agenda

(AP) -- President Barack Obama is promoting his job-creation agenda at Intel Corp., the Silicon Valley giant known for its processors and a commitment to math and science education.

Multiple approaches necessary to tackle world's food problems

Researchers need to use all available resources in an integrated approach to put agriculture on a path to solve the world's food problems while reducing pollution, according to a Penn State biologist. Changes in national ...

US will no longer dominate science and research

A shift in the global research landscape will reposition the United States as a major partner, but not the dominant leader, in science and technology research in the coming decade, according to a Penn State researcher. However, ...

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