Over 160,000 Android devices sold every day: Google CEO

More than 160,000 mobile phones powered by Google's Android operating system are being sold every day, the Internet giant said Wednesday on the eve of the launch of the new iPhone from rival Apple.

Survey challenges popular beliefs about high-tech startup patents

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new survey of high-technology entrepreneurs finds that patents provide less incentive to innovate than popularly believed, but offer tangible benefits by limiting competition, attracting financing, and ...

Group seeks endangered listing for bumblebee

(AP) -- A conservation group filed a petition Wednesday to add a bumblebee from Southern Oregon and Northern California to the endangered species list.

Dogs outdo humans at detecting rare noxious weed

(PhysOrg.com) -- A field test in Montana pitted dog against human in an effort to identify and eradicate spotted knapweed. This weed threatens the survival of native species and can bring about both economic and ecosystem ...

Judge rebuffs Viacom in YouTube copyright case (Update)

(AP) -- YouTube's actions spoke louder than its founders' words when it came down to deciding whether the Internet's most watched video site illegally exploited copyrighted clips owned by media company Viacom Inc.

Hot rocks fire up energy from the depths

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Newcastle University have completed the first phase of a giant central heating system that will harness heat from deep underground.

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