Apple takes role of invader in Samsung-loyal South Korea

South Korea's technology czar was meeting with reporters a few weeks ago when talk turned to smart phones and the choice faced by tens of millions of tech-savvy consumers here: whether to buy Apple Inc.'s iPhone 4 or Samsung ...

New bill pending to avoid next oil spill: US senator

US senators plan to introduce in the coming weeks new legislation aiming to prevent another disastrous oil spill like last year's massive slick in the Gulf of Mexico, a key lawmaker said Wednesday.

Survey shows student job outlook, motivation changing

(PhysOrg.com) -- It’s not your father’s job market. That’s the message a Maine Business School lecturer and researcher has discovered in surveys over the last few years of his students.

This bark has commercial bite

Researchers at the Faculty of Forestry and Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering are working to transform a forest industry waste product into a steady source of income with the help of the provincial government and ...

Motorola Mobility sees slowdown in Verizon sales

(AP) -- The CEO of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., the cell phone maker that recently broke away from Motorola, on Wednesday said the company is already seeing a slowdown in sales of its phones in Verizon stores, as consumers ...

Hunt for dark matter closes in at Large Hadron Collider

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists are closer than ever to finding the source of the Universe's mysterious dark matter, following a better than expected year of research at the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) particle detector, part ...

An astronomer's field of dreams

(PhysOrg.com) -- An innovative new radio telescope array under construction in central New Mexico will eventually harness the power of more than 13,000 antennas and provide a fresh eye to the sky. The antennas, which resemble ...

Netflix's star shines in 4Q, adds 3.1M subscribers

Netflix Inc.'s video subscription service topped 20 million customers during the fourth quarter to help push its earnings beyond analyst expectations and burnish its reputation as a stock market star. Its shares surged nearly ...

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