Tech meltdown hits some harder

The economic recession is hurting every industry, and technology is no exception. But the effects of the meltdown haven’t been spread evenly across the sector.

Oscar nominees revealed

This year’s Oscar nominations have been announced and the British film Slumdog Millionaire has been short-listed for 10 awards, including best film and best director.

Ayers denied entry to Canada

William Ayers, a former U.S. radical who featured prominently in Republican efforts to thwart President-elect Barack Obama’s campaign last year, has been denied entry to Canada.