John Quincy Adams tweeting thanks to Mass. society

(AP) -- It seems John Quincy Adams was way ahead of his time. A high school student touring the sixth U.S. president's archives recently noticed his bite-sized diary entries looked a lot like tweets.

Interest rate shock could kick-start stock exchange

Norges Bank surprised most experts by cutting the interest rate by as much as 1.75 percentage points during the final interest rate meeting in 2008. Surprise interest rate changes like this, so-called interest rate shocks, ...

FCC chair touts broadband as top priority

The Federal Communications Commission's top "strategic" priority will be to encourage greater availability and adoption of broadband Internet access, the agency's new chairman, Julius Genachowski, said in a meeting Monday ...

Julie Powell found fame with her blog, can you?

(AP) -- Julie Powell says she wasn't thinking book or movie deal when she began blogging her recipe-by-recipe adventure through Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking."

Experts predict quieter Atlantic hurricane season

Weather experts on Wednesday reduced the number of projected hurricanes in the north Atlantic this season to four, two of them major hurricanes with winds above 178 kilometers (111 miles) per hour.

EA 1Q loss widens but results surpass expectations

(AP) -- Lower revenue from packaged video games amid a seasonal slump for the industry gave Electronic Arts Inc. a larger net loss in its fiscal first quarter. But investors cheered as its adjusted results soundly surpassed ...

LED lights build communication network

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine a world where bright, energy-sipping, cheap, durable LEDs light the world. A world where if you have enough light to see, you are connected. The University of California, Riverside will lead a multi-campus ...

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