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Some researchers are combining geophysical data with findings from social science in an effort to save more lives during a natural disaster.
Several leading adware companies want to convince consumers and the government that they're responsible enterprises.
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Energy stocks performed poorly; semiconductor stocks did well.
Editor Wade Roush, uber-blogger and all-round alpha-geek, launches his own TR blog, which covers tidbits on technology and culture from the San Francisco bureau of Technology Review.
A 300-gigabyte, holographic storage device based on polymers, a molecule-tagging technology, and more
Research in Motion's stock has climbed 800 percent in three years, thanks to a strategy of licensing its hugely successful BlackBerry email software to Nokia and Motorola.
By creating its own customized Internet retailing system, coffee distributor Pura Vida has increased sales from $100,000 in 1999 to a projected $4 million in 2005.
Nongovernmental organizations can meet a need in the vaccines market.