Government support to Israeli farmers has fallen over recent years but a number of market distorting policies are still in place, according to a new OECD report. More efficient water resource management remains a critical challenge, the report adds.
A presidential memorandum aims to make available for auction some 500 megahertz of spectrum.
Like Google and Facebook, Apple has been confronted with Germany’s privacy laws, among Europe’s stiffest.
Documents show that Dell was aware of bad components in millions of computers sold from 2003 to 2005.
Apple said it sold more than 1.7 million iPhone 4 smartphones within the first three days of its launch.
Amazon.com Inc. said Monday that Kindle software for reading the electronic books it sells is now available for phones that use Google Inc.'s Android system.Amazon's Kindle e-book reader is the most popular device of its kind. The company also makes free Kindle software for other devices,...
A new study is believed to be the first to show experimentally that competition could be a factor in regulating ecological communities regardless of the intensity or frequency of disturbance.
In the murky world of the Internet, how do you ever really know who you're talking to, who you're buying from or if your bank can actually tell it's you when you log in to pay a bill? Amid growing instances of identity theft, bank account breaches and sophisticated Internet scams, the government is looking for ways to make those transactions in cyberspace more secure.
Batteries might gain a boost in power capacity as a result of a new finding from researchers at MIT.
Stieg Larsson copycats take note: The slow rise of electronic books is paving the way for more safe-bet fiction blockbusters and serial-type books, at least in the short term, according to some book experts. With book sales stagnating in recent years, the nascent e-books market has thrown the industry into turmoil.
Startup website Foursquare, a location-based services company, is close to getting new funding that would allow it to expand, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
First there's the anticipation. Then, the long lines, followed by the triumphant walk out of the Apple store, new gadget in hand. Now, inevitably, the first slew of complaints are in, among them that just holding the iPhone 4 a certain way can interfere with calls.
The Obama administration intends to nearly double the available amount of wireless communications spectrum over the next 10 years in an effort to keep up with the ever-growing demand for high-speed video and data transmission to cell phones, laptops and other mobile devices.
Amazon.com, which makes the Kindle electronic book reader, said Monday it added a new video feature to the software that lets people read Kindle books on Apple gadgets.Amazon makes free Kindle e-book reader applications, or "apps," so people can buy and read its e-books on devices other than...
(University of Texas at Austin) The University of Texas at Austin will receive up to $19 million to design and oversee a monitoring plan for a carbon capture and storage demonstration project in southeast Texas. This project will be among the first in the state of Texas, and one of only a...