Topic: Geneva (Switzerland)
Cloud computing start-up Joyent has $85 million in venture funding and a new deal with Telefónica to compete with Amazon in cloud computing services.
Gold prices have dropped 20 percent since September, and some experts think it's time to give up on the gold market as prices continue to fall. But if another financial crisis hits, investors will once again be clamoring for gold.
'Dear Leader' Kim Jong-il's death ends 17 years of leadership defined by oppression, bizarre stories of grandeur, and tensions with the West over its nuclear program.
12/19/2011 02:04 pm
Today's announcement was highly anticipated by both the physics community and the public, with speculation running rampant in the days leading up to it that the elusive particle may have finally been found.
12/14/2011 01:07 pm
The death toll from the crackdown in Syria has topped 5,000, the top UN human rights official told the Security Council. With Russia blocking action, the US and others are voicing increasing frustration.
12/13/2011 07:23 pm
Scientists at CERN say that they are closing in on demonstrating the existence of the elusive Higgs boson – the theoretical subatomic particle that could explain why particles have mass.
12/13/2011 03:59 pm
Physicists at CERN are increasingly confident that they have discovered the elusive Higgs boson – the so-called 'God particle' that is thought to be a key component of our understanding of the cosmos. Why does the Higgs boson matter?
12/13/2011 01:58 pm
At a seminar at CERN in Geneva Tuesday, two groups using independent means for seeking the Higgs boson reported seeing tantalizing hints of the presence of the 'God particle.'
12/13/2011 12:27 pm
Scientists are closer to capturing the elusive Higgs boson 'God particle,' the missing piece of the governing theory of the universe's tiniest building blocks.
12/13/2011 09:49 am
Most of Africa's 54 nations ban homosexuality, so President Obama's promotion of gay rights as a human right draws quick ire from African governments.
12/08/2011 05:29 pm