New analysis uses network theory to model speciation

The diversity of the biological world is astounding. How do new species arise? In the traditional view, most speciation events occur under special circumstances, when a physical barrier arises and divides a population into ...

Oracle abruptly drops chip developed with Intel, HP

Oracle Corp. made waves on Wednesday with a sharply worded announcement that it will cease all efforts to develop technology around Intel Corp.'s Itanium chip - a move that apparently took both Intel and its partner Hewlett-Packard ...

Audio books added to Kindle downloads

Amazon.com on Thursday added books read aloud by celebrities, authors and others to the library of works that can be wirelessly downloaded to the latest generation Kindle electronic readers.

Duke Nukem videogame comeback delayed - again

The long-delayed comeback of videogame tough guy "Duke Nukem" hit another snag on Thursday with 2K Games bumping arrival of the latest title back a month into June.

RIM shares down on BlackBerry revenue miss

(AP) -- Research in Motion Ltd.'s stock took a hit Thursday after the maker of the BlackBerry reported revenue from its recently concluded quarter that fell short of expectations and warned that sales in the current three-month ...

Oldest US nuclear reactor: a 'disaster' in waiting?

A sleepy New Jersey town has popped onto people's radar screens because it has the oldest running nuclear power plant in the United States -- and, some say, the most dangerous.

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