US senator wants Baidu to stop censorship

Assistant Senate majority leader Richard Durbin is calling on leading Chinese Internet firm Baidu to protect human rights and stop censoring search results.

Review: Iconia is dual-screen laptop, but why?

There's an amusing trend among gadget makers: They keep trying to improve their products by adding a second screen. All too often, this is less like adding a second patty to a hamburger and more like adding a second neck ...

New statistic aims to answer question: How good is that goalie?

Dwayne Roloson of the Tampa Bay Lightning has embodied the role of the prototypical Stanley Cup playoff hot goaltender, leading his team to a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the top seeded Washington ...

News Corp. net profit down 21 percent (Update)

The lack of a new blockbuster hit like 2009's "Avatar" helped push third-quarter profits down 21 percent, media and entertainment giant News Corporation said Wednesday.

Facebook gets big slice of online display ad pie

Facebook served up nearly a third of the 1.11 trillion display ads delivered to US Internet users in the first three months of this year, industry tracker comScore said on Wednesday.

Pet? Companion animal? Ethicists say term matters

(AP) -- Are you the "owner" of a dog or cat? Maybe you should consider yourself a "human caregiver" instead. And Fido and Fluffy? Perhaps they should be "companion animals," not just "pets."

Newly discovered plant fossil reveals more than age

Over 100 million years ago, the understory of late Mesozoic forests was dominated by a diverse group of plants of the class Equisetopsida. Today, only one genus from this group, Equisetum (also known as horsetail or scouring ...

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