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1 hr ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of the powerful U.S. food industry.
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3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
Nadella, who replaced longtime CEO Steve Ballmer in February, said in a statement that the quarter's results "demonstrate the strength of our business, as well as the opportunities we see in a mobile-first, cloud-first world."
4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
The agreement announced Thursday averts a Silicon Valley trial that threatened to expose the tactics that billionaire executives such as late Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt deployed to corral lower-paid employees working on a variety of products and online services.
8 hrs ago | KOAT-TV
"We probably won't be doing surgery anymore," says Dr. Bradley Needleman, director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, when I ask him about the future of surgery.
10 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
The Kremlin has been anxious to exert greater control over the Internet, which opposition activists - barred from national television - have used to promote their ideas and organize protests.
11 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit
The World Health Organization reports that 780 million people don't have access to clean water, and 3.4 million die each year due to water-borne diseases.
Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.
Image of Iceberg B-31 in Antarctica''s Pine Island Glacier made on Nov. 13, 2013 from the NASA Earth Observatory, using Landsat 8 data from the USGS Earth Explorer.
Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.
Erno Rubik, right, the inventor of Rubik's Cube, talks with speedcuber Anthony Brooks on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Liberty Science Center's newest exhibit, "Beyond Rubik's Cube," opening on Saturday.
Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.
Organizers of the New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge say two high school students from Albuquerque have taken the top prize at this year's competition.
Probiotic pioneer Yakult's little bottles are to feature in a 6-year, gravity-free study at the International Space Station .
Deadly space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought - perhaps as often as once a century, according to new calculations by a non-profit group devoted to preventing Space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought, according to an estimate by a private group devoted to ... (more)
The Dow was up by 100 points for much of the trading session, but finished with a 65 point gain.
An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.
Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can side with broadcasters in a copyright challenge to an Internet startup company without threatening the burgeoning world of cloud computing.