The European Commission said Thursday it does not object to Google digitizing 160,000 books in the archives of the National Library of the Netherlands if they will be made publicly available.
President Obama on Thursday said the United States can recoup lost manufacturing jobs by embracing advanced energy technologies such as the new electric battery plant breaking ground in Michigan.
Brazil's president says his country's team blew a great chance at winning a sixth World Cup title.
With the World Cup over, Louis Oosthuizen is giving South Africa a new reason to be proud.
Just a few years ago, the U.S. produced only 2 percent of the world's electric car batteries, but the Obama administration says that if the stimulus is allowed to work that could rise to 40 percent by 2015.
ASML Holding NV, a key supplier to computer chip makers like Intel and Samsung, said Wednesday it bounced back to a profit in the second quarter due to a sharp rebound in demand _ a further sign the technology sector is recovering quickly.
World Cup winner Spain tops the latest FIFA rankings, with runner-up Netherlands moving up to second.
The Netherlands' World Cup team was honored by Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende at the start of a hectic day of celebrations for the tournament runner-up on Tuesday.
Hundreds of thousands of fans lined Amsterdam's web of canals to cheer the World Cup runner-up Netherlands as the team cruised the waterways, swigging beer and blowing vuvuzelas, in an open-top boat on Tuesday.