Wed, 05/02/2012 - 10:36 EDT - NPR - National Public Radio (Business News)
In Private Empire, investigative journalist Steve Coll explains how ExxonMobil has used its money and power to wield significant influence in Washington, D.C., concerning issues like climate change.» E-Mail This» Add to Del.icio.us
Nearly 200 countries have sent representatives to the Gulf state of Qatar to talk about climate change. The goal is to find ways to cut global emission and slow down the rate at which the earth is warming. One of the world's biggest multilateral organizations, the World Bank, recently issued an alarming report on climate change. Renee Montagne talks about this with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.
Steve Jobs came back from medical leave to announce Apple's much anticipated cloud music service called iCloud. It will allow users to access music they've purchased on almost any device. Apple also will offer cloud services for contacts, calendar and mail for free.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The Washington Post has me doing a live web chat at 2:00 on the now apparently inevitable health care reform. If you wan to ask me some questions, please head over there . . . you can actually submit questions now, but the answers won't go live until 2:00.
The periodic table lists 118 different chemical elements. And yet, for thousands of years, humans have really, really liked one of them in particular: gold. A chemist explains.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Apple CEO Steve Jobs is responding to growing complaints about the latest iPhone by declaring, "We're not perfect." Apple Inc. has been beset with complaints from buyers of its iPhone 4 that holding the phone with a bare hand can muffle the wireless signal.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The war of words between Apple and Adobe, maker of the popular Flash video technology, is escalating. Apple CEO Steve Jobs posted a lengthy explanation of his company's decision not to support flash on its mobile devices. Adobe's CEO shot back, calling Jobs's essay an "extraordinary attack" on his company. » E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs has returned to his showman role, taking the stage Wednesday at a product launch event for the first time since his nearly six-month-long medical leave. Jobs, who had a liver transplant this spring, got a standing ovation. He outlined a new version of Apple's iTunes software.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us