Archive: 23/04/2009

Texas has more farms, fewer acres, new study shows

The loss and fragmentation of Texas' farms, ranches and forests is part of a continued trend that highlights the importance of rural lands in maintaining the state's natural resources and economic base, according to a newly ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Environment
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A Hummer That Gets 100 MPG?

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the more interesting vehicles unveiled at the the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit is an electric Hummer that gets, according to its developer Raser Technologies, 100 miles ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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ACLU: US Attorney OK'd GPS to track cell phones

(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey under Christopher Christie, now a GOP gubernatorial candidate, tracked the whereabouts of citizens through their cell phones without ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Telecom
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Microsoft feels more recession fallout, sales drop

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday its quarterly revenue fell from the previous year for the first time in its 23-year history as a public company, and its profit fell more sharply than Wall Street was expecting.

dateApr 23, 2009 in Business
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