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Atlantic bluefin tuna ban considered

8 years ago from CBC: Technology & Science

An international organization is contemplating an export ban on Atlantic bluefin tuna that Prince Edward Island fishermen say would have a disastrous impact on their livelihood.

Internet Agency Delays Porn Decision

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Internet Agency Defers Decision On Virtual Red-light District

Salmonella outbreak tracked by shopper cards

8 years ago from CBC: Health

Health authorities in the U.S. have for the first time used department store credit cards to help trace the source of a recent salmonella outbreak that left hundreds of Americans...

Oil Production to Peak in 2014, Scientists Predict

8 years ago from Live Science

A new Kuwaiti study suggests that world oil production will peak in 2014.

Text message erasing application goes international

8 years ago from Physorg

A California start-up on Thursday went international with a TigerText iPhone application that lets people kill embarrassing text messages after they have been sent out.

Video: Skype Report From AYM Summit

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Kaylee Hartung and CBS News National Security Juan Zarate joined John Dickerson for an update from the Alliance for Youth Movements summit in London. Also joining them were Jared Cohen...

Google's library project forces important media decisions

8 years ago from Physorg

Sometime in the near future, a federal judge will decide whether Google can proceed with its plan to create a digital library and bookstore out of millions of old books...

An open, collaborative space

8 years ago from MIT Research

The design of MIT’s new Media Lab building, which formally opened last week, is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also serves the interests of the lab’s own unique culture.“It’s a building that very...

3 Questions: David Miliband on Afghanistan’s future

8 years ago from MIT Research

As U.S.-led forces step up their military efforts in Afghanistan, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has begun urging Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his government to push for a peace settlement with Taliban...

Neighbors Oppose Green Label for the Software Mogul Mitch Kapor’s Big House

8 years ago from NY Times Science

When the software mogul Mitch Kapor won planning approval for his 10,000-square-foot house in Berkeley, Calif., neighbors were surprised that it will qualify as “green.”

OnLive Game Streaming Service to Debut

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

OnLive To Begin Streaming High-end Video Games To Macs, PCs In June; Tiny 'console' To Come

Palm Teeters In Crowded Smart Phone Market

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Struggling In Turnaround, Palm May Find Innovative Smart Phones And Software Are Not Enough

New platforms open door to innovation in video gaming

8 years ago from Physorg

After struggling in recent years to adjust to its last revolution, the video game industry is now being shaken by another one.

Abdulmutallab could not have blown up plane

8 years ago from MSNBC: Science

Even if the "Underwear Bomber" Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab had exploded his device on Christmas day, 2009, the Airbus A330 would have survived, according to an experiment conducted by a BBC...

Bing gains US search market share for ninth straight month

8 years ago from Physorg

Microsoft's new Internet search engine Bing slightly increased its share of the US search market in February, the ninth straight month of modest gains, online tracking firm comScore said Wednesday.

Roundup 3/10: Do the Math Edition

8 years ago from Science NOW

Governors and school superintendents from 48 states have released a draft of common math... [Read more]

Lifelock Shows Identity Theft Services Not Foolproof

8 years ago from Live Science

Lifelock has agreed to a $12 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Conquering the Chaos in Modern, Multiprocessor Computers

8 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

A group of computer scientists have found a way to tame multiprocessor computers, which behave in wildly unpredictable ways even as they become widespread in the industry.

NHL GMs develop blind-side hit rule

8 years ago from CBC: Health

NHL general managers have developed the framework for a new rule punishing hits to the head.

Research shows Silicon Valley land conservation didn't hurt housing development

8 years ago from Physorg

( -- It's no secret that the San Francisco Bay Area, where the median house price is $350,000, is home to expensive real estate. Developers have often blamed conservationists for...

Google Stands Firm on China Censor Stance

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Internet Search Giant Says It Expects Some Resolution in its Dispute with Beijing Soon

Women's equality: Perception does not mirror reality

8 years ago from Physorg

( -- Women have not achieved full equality despite media images that suggest the battle for equality has been won, according to a University of Michigan researcher.

Machine-learning revolutionises software development

8 years ago from Physorg

( -- Automation technology has revolutionised the fine-tuning needed to maximise software performance on devices such as mobile phones.

BBC Science Team Builds Coffee Fueled Car... The Carpuccino

8 years ago from Physorg

( -- Think you need a lot of coffee to get going in the morning? How about 56 espressos? That`s the kind of power the experimental car, the...

Emotional Computer Tutor Improves Girls' Math Scores

8 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

As schools gear up for statewide math testing this spring, some students will help to fine-tune a computer-based, emotionally perceptive math tutoring software that can help girls improve their standardized...

FT: How Killer Apps Died 1st Time Around

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Some of Today's Biggest Tech Trends - Social Networking, Smartphones and Internet TV - Shared Dubious Beginnings

Panasonic's first 3-D TV set in $2,900 package

8 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- Panasonic Corp. on Wednesday revealed the price for its first 3-D TV set, confirming that $3,000 is about what it takes to be among the first to...

IEA calls for low-carbon revolution

8 years ago from UPI

PARIS, March 10 (UPI) -- The International Energy Agency and technology officers from 30 global companies in Paris called Wednesday for dramatic action to usher in a low-carbon economy.