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'Speed of Light' Experiment Professor Resigns

The Italian professor who led an experiment which initially appeared to challenge one of the fundaments of modern physics by showing particles moving faster than the speed of light, has resigned after the finding was overturned earlier this month.

Micron Settles Memory Chip Lawsuit with Oracle

Semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology Inc (MU.O) said late on Thursday it has reached a deal with software giant Oracle (ORCL.O) to settle a lawsuit filed by Oracle over price increases for memory chips.

Verizon Plans Wireless Video Service: WSJ

Verizon Communications Inc is aiming to offer an integrated video service for its wireless customers, its FiOS customers and its cable partners as soon as this holiday season, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing the telephone company's chief executive.

RIM Posts Loss as New CEO Begins to Clean House

Research In Motion posted a net loss and its first slump in BlackBerry shipments for its holiday quarter since 2006, as its new CEO announced the initial steps in a strategic overhaul and would not rule out an eventual sale of the company.

Murdoch's Media Empire Strikes Back

Rupert Murdoch on Thursday declared war against enemies who have accused his pay-TV operation of sabotaging its rivals, denouncing them as toffs and right wingers stuck in the last century.

Apple, Foxconn Set New Standard for Chinese Workers

Apple Inc and its main contract manufacturing Foxconn agreed to tackle violations of conditions among the 1.2 million workers assembling iPhones and iPads in a landmark decision that could change the way Western companies do business in China.

Google Proposes Android Revenue for Oracle: Filing

Google proposed to pay Oracle a percentage of Android revenue if Oracle could prove patent infringement of the mobile operating technology at an upcoming trial, but Oracle rebuffed the offer as too low, according to a court filing late on Tuesday.

Australia PM Stands by Huawei Ban Despite China Plea

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard backed a ban on Chinese telecoms firm Huawei from tendering for major government contracts on Thursday after Beijing raised concerns about fair treatment for Chinese firms.

Apple CEO Visits Foxconn's iPhone Plant in China

Apple Inc's Tim Cook, on his first trip to China as the chief executive officer, has visited an iPhone production plant run by the Foxconn Technology Group, which is being accused of improper labor practices.

Star-Struck Japan PM Befriends Facebook's Zuckerberg

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda frequently entertains dignitaries from all over the world, but he was a touch star-struck on Thursday when he hosted a young billionaire with a whiff of celebrity: Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg.

European Cargo Vessel Docks with Space Station

An unmanned European supply vessel carrying more than six tonnes of freight docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday reinforcing Europe's role in the functioning of the ISS, space officials said.

In Cancer Science, Many 'Discoveries' Don't Hold up

A former researcher at Amgen Inc has found that many basic studies on cancer -- a high proportion of them from university labs -- are unreliable, with grim consequences for producing new medicines in the future.

Maths and Olympics: How Fast Could Usain Bolt Run?

Usain Bolt, already the world's fastest man, could lop another 0.18 seconds off his 100 meter sprint world record even without running any faster. It's just a question of getting a few conditions right - and doing the maths.

Scientists Pin down Historic Sea Level Rise

The collapse of an ice sheet in Antarctica up to 14,650 years ago might have caused sea levels to rise between 14 and 18 meters (46-60 feet), a study showed on Wednesday, data which could help make more accurate climate change predictions.

EU's Almunia to Decide on Google Probe after Easter

The EU's antitrust chief said on Wednesday that he would decide only after April 8 whether to formally charge Google or drop an ongoing investigation and that he would not bow to pressure to push out a decision more quickly.

Apple Offers Refund to Australian Buyers of New iPad

Apple Inc will email all buyers of its new iPad in Australia to offer them a refund, a lawyer for the company said on Wednesday, after the nation's consumer watchdog accused it of misleading advertising over one key aspect of the product.

Nokia Seeks to Retake China Market Share

Nokia will start to sell a new range of smartphones using Microsoft software in China from April, seeking to claw back market share it has seen gobbled up by Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

Apple, Sony, 4 Others Sued by Graphics Properties

Apple Inc, Sony Corp and four other companies were sued by Graphics Properties Holdings Inc, formerly known as Silicon Graphics Inc, for allegedly infringing a patent through their sale of mobile phones and other electronic devices.



India Market Regulator Increases Scrutiny Of Adani Group - Sources

India's market regulator has increased scrutiny of deals by the Adani Group over the past year and will study a report issued by short-seller Hindenburg Research to add to its own ongoing preliminary investigation into the group's foreign portfolio investors, according to two sources aware of the matter.

Celsius Thinks It Knows The Solution To Exit Bakruptcy

Kwasteniet, Celsius' lawyer, told US Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn that the bankrupt crypto lender has been talking with its creditor groups on how to create a new company and launch a new token to creditors as part of its payout plan.