New & Noteworthy: Dartmouth shifts to Windows;
The world's top bankrollers are increasingly growing their social-media presence -- currently, 77 percent of Fortune 500 companies keep active Twitter accounts and 70 percent have a Facebook page.
Roughly 28 million years ago, a comet rained down a "shockwave of fire" over Egypt when it entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded, according to findings that offer the first concrete proof of such a phenomenon.
An annual list of the worst CEOs of 2012 gives the head of the embattled game maker another reason to wish for this year to end.
Newly measured distance to stellar debris in the northern sky links it more firmly to an explosion observers saw in 1181.
Also a pioneer in artificial intelligence, McCarthy is credited with having coined the term in 1955.
Leo "The Lip" Durocher would have understood what drove Mark Pincus, Zynga's former CEO who finally paid a price for his sharp-tongued, sharp-elbowed approach.
Specialists tapped by World Press Photo debunk an analysis that concluded that Paul Hansen's photo of children killed in Gaza was a composite of multiple images.
The software giant, along with a Swedish technology company, is providing photo-identification technology free of charge to law enforcement to help detect and thwart child abuse.
Chipmaker adds eBay CEO and vice chancellor of UC Berkeley to its board. The company also announces Carol Bartz, CEO of Yahoo, is retiring as a member.