Company said it is buying AT&T's Sterling Commerce unit, which makes software that helps businesses buy and sell to each other, for $1.4 billion.
Solar industry company MEMC Electronic Materials said that it will buy silicon wafer company Solaicx for about $76 million in cash.
Automaker says Susan Docherty will be vice president of international sales and marketing effective June 1.
Proceedings Reveal New Evidence of Fraud and Plaintiffs' Undisclosed Links to Ecuadorian Court Expert Richard CabreraMay 24, 2010 6:24 am | by Chevron Corporation | Comments
Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) has uncovered new evidence that Ecuadorian court appointee Richard Cabrera, the so-called "independent expert" claiming that Chevron should pay $27 billion in damages, has had ongoing and surreptitious contacts with plaintiffs' representatives and that a...
( Carnegie Mellon University ) Carnegie Mellon University's Lorrie Cranor will join a panel of experts sponsored by the Progress and Freedom Foundation to discuss the privacy issues swirling around the mechanics of online advertising.
Hundreds of people joined scientists over 21-22 May 2010 to tickle, tease and net a wapping 536 species at Bristol BioBlitz.
VENICE, La (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was dispatching two Cabinet secretaries to the fouled Gulf Coast on Monday to keep pressure on energy giant BP to plug an undersea oil leak that threatens an ecological disaster.
Our sun may be an only child, but most of the stars in the galaxy are actually twins. The sibling stars circle around each other at varying distances, bound by the hands of gravity. How twin stars form is an ongoing question in astronomy. Do they start out like fraternal twins developing...
The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists have announced the top 10 new species described in 2009. The top 10 new species list includes a carnivorous sponge, bug-eating slug, edible yam, stinkhorn fungus,...
Is the Sun going to enter a million-degree galactic cloud of interstellar gas soon? A U.S.-Polish team of scientists suggests that the ribbon of enhanced emissions of energetic neutral atoms, discovered last year by the NASA Small Explorer satellite IBEX, could be explained by a geometric...
( American Society of Agronomy ) A research study evaluated the potential for straw residue to retain legume-derived nitrogen in a corn cropping system.
( University of Edinburgh ) The Motor Neurone Disease Association is funding its first ever stem cell research program to help unlock the secrets of this fatal, neurological condition.
VENICE, La/HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government threatened on Sunday to remove BP from efforts to seal a blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico if it doesn't do enough to stop the leak, though it acknowledged only the company and the oil industry have the needed know-how.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain looks set to miss a European renewable energy target and its goal of a 34 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 as emissions decline more slowly, a report by Cambridge Econometrics said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - To figure out how much oil has spilled into the Gulf of Mexico, experts should measure the plumes of dissolved methane coming from the wrecked BP offshore rig, a marine scientist said on Sunday.