PLYMOUTH, England (Reuters) – Can algae save the world again? The microscopic green plants cleaned up the earth’s atmosphere millions of years ago and scientists hope they can do it now by helping remove greenhouse gases and create new oil reserves.
Reuters – California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will notify up to 20,000 state employees on Friday their jobs will be eliminated if lawmakers fail by then to balance the budget by closing a shortfall of more than $40 billion, a spokesman said on Tuesday.
AP – To those on the front lines of the housing crisis, the Obama administration’s pledge to spend $50 billion to combat foreclosures was a welcome change in the government’s approach. But the actual plan won’t be unveiled for at least a week and might not be enough to prevent the housing market’s troubles from mushrooming further.
Optus is a member of a consortium that is one of five bidders for the right to build the project, which is likely to cost about $15 billion. O’Sullivan said the impact of the global economic crisis should not prevent the NBN from being built. ‘This is
MELBOURNE -(Dow Jones)- Telstra Corp. (TLS.AU), Australia’s largest telecommunications company, said Wednesday that it has bought controlling interests in two Chinese cellphone content and online music businesses for an undisclosed sum. The acquisitions
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