Friday, April 25, 2014
Brazil's president signed into law on Wednesday a “Bill of Rights” for the digital age that aims to protect online privacy and promote the Internet as a public utility by barring telecommunications companies from charging for preferential access to their networks.
The voice was slightly halting, childlike. “Welcome to Miraikan, Mr. President, it is a pleasure to meet you.”
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Asia's largest computer show will focus this year on smart living technologies and applications, from 3D printers to wearable devices, according to one of the organizers of Computex Taipei.
Aiming at the mid-range smartphone market in Taiwan, HTC Corp. (宏達電) on Wednesday announced launch dates for two new flagship Desire phones — the 4G-compatible HTC Desire 816 and 610.
Preferring Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科技) to Nanya Technology Corp. (南亞科技), two foreign brokerages on Wednesday respectively raised target prices for Inotera to NT$36 and NT$41.
The Iron Curtain was traced by an electrified barbed-wire fence that isolated the communist world from the West.
Three-toed sloths have a unique abdominal design — their innards fixed to their lower ribs to avoid squashing the lungs while hanging upside down, a study said Wednesday.
People who had low birth weights and those breastfed for short periods may be more likely to develop chronic inflammation linked to heart disease in adults, a study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Cow manure is commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, and a U.S. study out Tuesday found it contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help fight climate change.