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  • Holy Hemihelix! Scientists Discover a Bizarre Twist
    Researchers have figured out how to create a natural helix that looks like the tangle in a telephone cord — and that discovery could lead to new kinds of circuitry.The new twist is called a "hemihelix," and it's not really that new.







  • FCC Proposal Could Be End of 'Net Neutrality': Report
    The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules for Internet service providers that would effectively end the concept of "Net neutrality," according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.







  • Holy Hemihelix! Scientists Harness the Power of a Bizarre Twist
    Researchers have figured out how to create a natural helix that looks like the tangle in a telephone cord — and that discovery could lead to new kinds of circuitry.The new twist is called a "hemihelix," and it's not really that new.







  • Facebook's Mobile Ads Surge, CFO to Step Down
    Facebook's mobile advertising business continued to accelerate in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's revenue target.Shares of Facebook were up nearly 3 percent at $63.05 in after-hours trading Wednesday.







  • Apple Profit Beats Forecast, Splits Shares and Boosts Dividend
    Apple posted quarterly earnings and revenue that topped estimates Wednesday and announced a 7-for-1 stock split and an 8-percent dividend increase.The news sent Apple stock soaring over 8 percent in after-hours trading in New York.The company reported earnings of $11.62 a share, on revenue of $45.







  • Facebook Beats Estimates, CFO to Step Down
    Facebook's stock first dropped, then rose, after the company reported earnings that beat investor expectations Wednesday.Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman also said he would step down from the company on June 1, to be succeeded by David Wehner, former CEO of Zynga.







  • Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Steps Down From All Operational Roles

    Pincus, who founded the social gaming company in 2007, will no longer have employees under his purview.








  • Apple Profit Beats Forecast, Splits Shares 7-for-1
    Apple posted quarterly earnings and revenue that topped estimates Wednesday, and announced a 7-for-1 stock split.The company reported earnings of $11.62 a share, on revenue of $45.6 billion. Analysts expected the company to report earnings excluding items of $10.18 a share on $43.







  • Facebook CFO David Ebersman is Stepping Down

    David Ebersman -- the CFO who took Facebook public and attracted scrutiny for its rocky initial ride -- is departing the company later this year.








  • A is For Apple, B is For Bing's Classroom-Safe Search Mode
    Microsoft has announced that its "Bing in the Classroom" program is exiting beta and will now be free to access for any school system. The service allows students to search the Web without being bothered with ads or adult content.







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