Science

Bill Gates leads $35 million investment in research network

Bill Gates leads $35 million investment in research network

Published 04/06/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is leading a $35 million investment in ResearchGate, a Berlin-based network for scientists that ties into his [more…]

Sony to assess spin-off proposal for entertainment business: Nikkei

Sony to assess spin-off proposal for entertainment business: Nikkei

Published 21/05/2013

(Reuters) - Sony Corp is considering evaluating a proposal from top shareholder Third Point LLC to spin off part of its movie and music business, [more…]

Sony says entertainment businesses not for sale

Sony says entertainment businesses not for sale

Published 14/05/2013

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp, responding to a shareholder's call for it to spin off its entertainment operations, said its entertainment businesses were important to [more…]

YouTube starts paid subscription service

YouTube starts paid subscription service

Published 09/05/2013

(Reuters) - Google's YouTube video service is dipping its toe into pay television by starting on Thursday a subscription service with 30 content creators, including [more…]

Demand Media revenue and profit beat estimates

Demand Media revenue and profit beat estimates

Published 07/05/2013

(Reuters) - Demand Media reported on Tuesday better-than-expected first quarter revenue and profit on growth at its media websites like eHow, Livestrong and Cracked. Demand [more…]

In Silicon Valley, snarky blogs make a comeback

In Silicon Valley, snarky blogs make a comeback

Published 06/05/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley is taking itself a tad too seriously, and a few of its shriller residents have taken note. Recent weeks [more…]

Aereo seeks to block CBS from suing in additional markets

Aereo seeks to block CBS from suing in additional markets

Published 06/05/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aereo Inc, the online television venture backed by Barry Diller, asked a federal court on Monday to block CBS Corp from [more…]

Netflix has good hand with “House of Cards”, shares soar 24 percent

Netflix has good hand with “House of Cards”, shares soar 24 percent

Published 23/04/2013

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc impressed investors with solid subscriber growth and better-than-expected profits in the first quarter, sending shares of the video subscription service soaring [more…]

UK scientists develop safer foot-and-mouth vaccine

UK scientists develop safer foot-and-mouth vaccine

Published 28/03/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have developed a new vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease that is safer and easier to manufacture, an advance they believe should [more…]

Murdoch’s The Sun tabloid to charge for online access

Murdoch’s The Sun tabloid to charge for online access

Published 27/03/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid The Sun will start charging for access to its website in a package with highlights of Premier League [more…]