There is a social media revolution in Saudi Arabia.Ten million Saudis are online, 3 million belong to Facebook, and Twitter feeds are up more than 400 percent.Recently, many tweets and posts have been focused on the uprising in Tunisia.
In a case that is every bit a 21st century crime both in terms of what was stolen and how, thieves in Europe have made off with about $40 million worth of carbon emission permits.The permits are issued in Europe to try to fight global warming.
"The Federal Communications Commission is giving Comcast, the country's largest cable company, the green light to take over NBC Universal, home of the NBC television network," the Associated Press reports.
The price of a share of Apple Computer's stock is down about $13.80 at this moment -- nearly 4 percent -- as investors digest the news that company CEO Steve Jobs is taking another health-related leave of absence. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.