Bruce Alberts to leave Science magazine

Facebook pays $550 million for patents. What should we call them, Brangelina-style? Facesoft? Microbook? Signs of Facebook and Microsoft's close ties emerged again yesterday, when the two companies jointly announced that Facebook would fork over $550 million to Microsoft to acquire many of the patents that the Redmond company had bought from AOL a few weeks ago for $1.065 billion.

Bruce Alberts to leave Science magazine

Bruce Alberts will quit his post as editor-in-chief of the journal Science by March 2013, according to its publisher the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Alberts is professor ...

Thu 3 May 12 from Nature News Blogs

W&M GIG takes transdisciplinary look at mercury pollution

Science alone cannot solve the pressing environmental problems threatening the world. Nor can the humanities. In order to make effective assaults against a wide range of ills, trans-disciplinary ...

Thu 3 May 12 from Phys.org

Facebook and Microsoft: An IP Bromance

Facebook pays $550 million for patents. What should we call them, Brangelina-style? Facesoft? Microbook? Signs of Facebook and Microsoft's close ties emerged again yesterday, when the two companies ...

Tue 24 Apr 12 from MIT Technology Review

Microsoft sells AOL patents on to Facebook

Microsoft, which just bought patents from AOL for $1 billion, is now turning around and selling most of them to Facebook for $550 million.

Mon 23 Apr 12 from Phys.org

7″ iPad for $250?

iMore reports that Apple is “currently targeting” an October launch for a 7 inch iPad priced in the $200-$250 range. According to our source, which has proven reliable in the past, ...

Fri 11 May 12 from dailywireless.org

Exclusive: building native iOS apps with RubyMotion

The RubyMotion toolchain allows developers to build native iOS apps with Ruby.

Thu 10 May 12 from Arstechnica

China Flipboard users to beat US

Flipboard - a popular news magazine for mobile devices - expects the number of downloads of its app in China to soon surpass those in the United States.

Thu 10 May 12 from BBC Technology

Evernote Goes East With A Standalone Chinese Service: 'Yinxiang Biji'

Evernote, the company that makes software to help people take personal notes and archive information about their daily lives, today debuted a new standalone version of its service specifically ...

Thu 10 May 12 from TechCrunch

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