As the growth of cities worldwide transforms humans into an "urban species," many scholars question the sustainability of modern urbanization. But in reality there aren't much data on long-term historical urbanization trends ...
The pre-Columbian settlements in Amazonia were not limited to the vicinities of rivers and lakes. One example of this can be found in the Santarém region in Brazilian Amazonia, where most archaeological sites are situated ...
Mizuho Bank and Fujitsu today announced that they have jointly conducted an operational trial using blockchain technology, which makes it practically impossible to tamper with transaction histories, to shorten the processing ...
Former goldmine workers have won a $32 million settlement from South African mining giants Anglo American and AngloGold Ashanti over respiratory diseases contracted underground, lawyers said Friday.
A tax deal last month between Britain and US Internet giant Google that forced Prime Minister David Cameron on the defensive was "disproportionately small", a group of British MPs said on Wednesday.
A US appeals court rejected Wednesday a challenge to a settlement between Apple and consumers which could have voided a $450 million payout deal in the Apple e-books antitrust case.
A British parliamentary committee has grilled Google's president of European operations, questioning in blunt terms whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes.
Google is gearing up for a new round in its European tax fight after the EU said it could investigate its 130 million-pound ($186 million) deal for back taxes in Britain and Italy alleged Google owed it some 300 million euros.
A company which sells identity-theft protection services agreed Thursday to pay a fine of $100 million for failing to protect consumer data in the largest settlement on record, officials said.
Internet radio leader Pandora on Thursday announced a $90 million settlement with music labels for playing songs dating before US copyright law took shape in 1972.