New Galapagos threat: Mosquitoes from afar

Seems like every week a species from somewhere else shows up in a new area and takes over, wreaking havoc. The latest hotspot: the Galapagos, where non-native mosquitoes are arriving via aircraft and tour boats.

Icahn pares Yahoo stake with sale of 12.7M shares

(AP) -- Financier Carl Icahn, one of Yahoo Inc.'s largest stockholders, has sold 12.7 million shares to whittle his holdings in the slumping Internet company down a percentage point to a 4.5 percent stake.

Chips' year-over-year sales fall 18 percent in July, SIA says

Global chip sales fell a little more than 18 percent in July from the year-earlier period, but in a sign of improving demand, semiconductor revenue rose on a month-to-month basis for the fifth time in a row, an industry group ...

Businesses vulnerable to cyber attacks

Most of us think cyber crooks cast their phishing lines mostly to try to hook everyday consumers. But some businesses across the country have seen hundreds of thousands of dollars vanish from their bank accounts after cyber ...

Huge chest of drawers hoisted aboard space station

(AP) -- The astronauts aboard the linked shuttle and station moved a giant chest of drawers from one spacecraft to the other Monday, and hitched it to the orbiting outpost.

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