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Apple no longer hedge fund favorite, replaced by AIG, Google

The company is now the third-most-popular hedge fund pick, following insurance giant AIG and Google.

By February 21, 2013


Still plugging new nuclear power tech post-Fukushima

Despite the worst nuclear disaster in decades and other roadblocks, young nuclear power companies NuScale Power and TerraPower still see strong interest in getting alternative reactor designs built.

By November 20, 2011


Google brand reputation tops all others in U.S.

The search giant bests Johnson & Johnson, among other notable firms. Apple secured the fifth spot in the Harris Interactive study, followed by Intel in sixth place.

By May 2, 2011


AIG, a space shuttle disaster, and creeping risk

The disaster of the space shuttle Challenger explosion carries some of the same lessons that are emerging from the AIG bailout debacle.

By March 17, 2009


Ig Nobels honor research on cursing, bat sex, socks

Awards given out this year for studies on sex lives of fruit bats, whale snot, treating asthma with roller coaster rides, and swearing that's good for you.

By September 30, 2010


Twitter touts top trends of 2009

Iran's elections were deemed the "most engaging" topic of the year among Twitter users, though the microblogging site offers up other interesting trends as well.

By December 16, 2009


Google's digital-book future hangs in the balance

Google Book Search has the potential to unlock the musty archives of the world's libraries. But will it overcome antitrust obstacles and other opposition?

By June 15, 2009


Twelve major brands that won't survive 2009

Several major brands are on the verge of collapse. Here is a list of companies that may not make it through 2009.

By April 19, 2009


Price watch: 1TB external drive for $79.99

Fantom's GreenDrive is cheap and environmentally friendly--sorta. But it's not for rebate haters. This deal involves a pair of $20 rebates, plus a few bucks for shipping.

By April 3, 2009


Monoprice to the rescue! Mini DisplayPort to HDMI now available

Monoprice to the rescue. The company recently made available the answer to all your problems--a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter for only $14.25.

By March 31, 2009