After error, Apple giving investors 'say on pay'

(AP) -- Apple Inc. investors will get an advisory vote on executive compensation, the company said Monday, reversing an earlier announcement in which Apple said the "say on pay" proposal failed to get enough support at the ...

Toshiba to launch 32nm process NAND flash memory

Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will start shipping NAND flash memory products fabricated with 32nm process technology. Samples of the world's first 32nm generation, 32-gigabit (Gb) single chips (4 gigabytes (GB)), ...

Oddball stars discovered in new Hubble images

(PhysOrg.com) -- Professor Adrienne Cool has discovered 24 unusual stars in an ancient star cluster in the Milky Way. Made of helium rather than the usual carbon and oxygen, these white dwarf stars appear as faint, pale blue ...

Swedish Internet firm to delete user data

Swedish telecom supplier Tele2 said Monday it will delete information allowing their customers to be identified, a move police argue could make the hunt for Internet pirates "impossible."

Fresh Pot of Tea Strikes Anticancer Gold

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Missouri-Columbia report in the Journal of Materials Chemistry that chemicals in tea are the best yet discovered to make consistent, biologically safe gold nanoparticles. ...

Nanosensor Arrays 'Smell' Cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 2006 researchers established that dogs could detect cancer by sniffing the exhaled breath of cancer patients. Now, using nanoscale arrays of detectors, two groups of investigators have shown that a compact ...

Facebook opens core to outside developers

Facebook on Monday cleared the way for outside developers to craft software applications that do clever, creative or useful things with data streamed as updates at the social-networking service.

General Electric Develops a 500GB Optical Disc

(PhysOrg.com) -- G.E. has unveiled a 500 GB micro-holographic disc that is the same size as existing DVD's. The storage capacity is equivalent to 100 DVD's and is aimed at the archive industry but eventually can be used in ...

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