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Newly Found Exoplanet Is Earth-Like In Size And Composition

A recently discovered exoplanet is similar in density and size to Earth. Too bad the planet is also 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit on its surface.<p>Who's this little guy hanging out so close to its sun? It's an exoplanet, discovered just this past July, and before I call it "little" again—its radius is …

Planetary Habitability

Google’s latest EU antitrust plan offers rivals a discount, but it’s not a game changer

In the latest twist in Google’s(s goog) long-running squabble with regulators over its search dominance in Europe, the company is proposing to cut …

Rackspace offers up its take on Hadoop as a service

Cloud computing provider Rackspace is now offering early access to its own Hadoop service, which the company first announced a year ago. The …

WhatsApps Shows BlackBerry The Mountain That Needs To Be Climbed

Yes, the 10 million downloads of the Blackberry Messenger app (BBM) on Android and iOS was impressive, but the announcement at Nokia World 2013 by WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum shows that the Canadian messaging platform has a long way to go before it can be considered significant in the modern market.<p>With …

Google teases Glass 2, which finally supports your prescription specs

Google Glass may soon get an upgrade, if the latest tease from Google is any indication.<p>Google said today that current Glass Explorers will soon be able to swap their first generation Glass units for a newer, more advanced upgrade. The company says that the update will include a mono earbud and …

Apple's Q4 racks up $37.5B in sales, 33.8M iPhones, 14.1M iPads

Apple's iPhone once again led the company to earnings that were higher than what Wall Street expected.<p>On Monday, Apple reported fourth-quarter earnings of $8.26 per share on sales of $37.5 billion. Analysts, on average, forecast the company to post earnings of $7.92 per share on sales of $36.8 …

World Bank: it’s easier to do business in Russia than China | Financial Times

Print this page<p>The World Bank’s annual ease of doing business indicators were published on Tuesday – and they make a pleasant read for Russian policy …