Phone companies present rural broadband plan

(AP) -- AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and four other telecom companies are offering a proposal to overhaul the $8 billion federal phone subsidy program to pay for high-speed Internet connections in rural and other ...

Google launches 'Hotel Finder'

Google, which purchased a leading flight software company earlier this year, has launched a new tool for finding hotels.

Skeptic's small cloud study renews climate rancor

(AP) -- A study on how much heat in Earth's atmosphere is caused by cloud cover has heated up the climate change blogosphere even as it is dismissed by many scientists.

Chemists make first molecular binding measurement of radon

Even in trace quantities, the radioactive gas radon is very dangerous; it is second only to cigarette smoking as a cause of lung cancer deaths in the United States. The expense and precautions necessary to study it safely ...

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