Science

Sky strikes Bundesliga deal with Deutsche Telekom

Sky strikes Bundesliga deal with Deutsche Telekom

Published 04/01/2013

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland has agreed a deal to make available top-flight German soccer matches to Deutsche Telekom clients, tapping into the [more…]

A look at the future and the coming new world technology

A look at the future and the coming new world technology

Published 04/01/2013

A little known spy agency has hoisted a crystal ball to gaze into the future, determining how new technologies could lead to everything from precisely [more…]

Sperm donor fighting child support payments

Sperm donor fighting child support payments

Published 03/01/2013

TOPEKA, Kan. — TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) A Kansas man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple after answering an online ad is fighting the state's [more…]

Baseball-size Martian rock recovered in the Sahara desert

Baseball-size Martian rock recovered in the Sahara desert

Published 03/01/2013

Scientists are abuzz about a rock from Mars that landed in the Sahara desert: A yearlong analysis revealed it's quite different from other Martian meteorites.

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Brain image study: Fructose may spur overeating

Brain image study: Fructose may spur overeating

Published 02/01/2013

This is your brain on sugar — for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that [more…]

Audi to keep investing in bid for luxury-car sales crown

Audi to keep investing in bid for luxury-car sales crown

Published 27/12/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - German luxury automaker Audi plans to keep spending on new vehicles, plants and technology to increase market share as a prolonged weakening [more…]

EU imposes record $1.9 billion cartel fine on Philips, five others

EU imposes record $1.9 billion cartel fine on Philips, five others

Published 05/12/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission imposed the biggest antitrust penalty in its history on Wednesday, fining six firms including Philips, LG Electronics and Panasonic [more…]

Exclusive: Philippines fixer paid $30 million by Okada’s Universal – sources

Exclusive: Philippines fixer paid $30 million by Okada’s Universal – sources

Published 30/11/2012

TOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada's Universal Entertainment funneled at least $30 million to an ex-consultant for the Philippines gaming authority who is [more…]

After 79 years in print, Newsweek goes digital only

After 79 years in print, Newsweek goes digital only

Published 18/10/2012

(Reuters) - Newsweek, one of the most internationally recognized magazine brands in the world, will cease publishing a print edition after nearly 80 years. The [more…]

Hollywood’s Digital Domain reaches funding agreement with lenders

Hollywood’s Digital Domain reaches funding agreement with lenders

Published 14/09/2012

(Reuters) - Bankrupt Hollywood special-effects company Digital Domain Media Group Inc said its lenders have agreed to provide about $11.8 million of debtor-in-possession financing, which [more…]