Google Maps blamed in border dispute

Google Maps has been embroiled in a Central American border dispute that saw two neighboring countries dispatch troops and heavily armed police to their joint border.

Bloomberg to promote electric taxis in cities

(AP) -- City authorities are often better placed than national governments to combat climate change, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Saturday, vowing to promote the use of electric taxis as he takes over the leadership ...

Dell has not ruled out going private, CFO says

US computer giant Dell has not ruled out going private as it weighs its options for the future, chief financial officer Brian Gladden said in an interview published Friday

Sprint axes China's Huawei, ZTE on security grounds: WSJ

Sprint Nextel is excluding China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. from a multi-billion dollar contract to upgrade its cellular network largely because of national security concerns in Washington, The Wall Street Journal ...

Satellite launched from Vandenberg

(AP) -- A rocket carrying an Earth-observation satellite for civilian and military use has launched from California's Central Coast.

2008 Wenchuan earthquake: a landmark in China's history

The devastating 2008 Wenchuan earthquake marks a defining moment for China's earthquake science program. The focus of a special November issue of the prestigious Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA), the ...

US News and World Report going Web-only

US News & World Report, which dropped its weekly format two years ago and went monthly, is now abandoning print entirely for the Web.

Hurd accuser claimed inside info

(AP) -- A person familiar with the ouster of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s former CEO Mark Hurd tells The Associated Press that the woman who accused Hurd of sexual harassment also claimed that he told her about a major acquisition ...

Scientists find damage to coral near BP well

For the first time, federal scientists have found damage to deep sea coral and other marine life on the ocean floor several miles from the blown-out BP well - a strong indication that damage from the spill could be significantly ...

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