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Haemonetics completes tender offer for Global Med

March 25, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Blood collection and processing systems maker Haemonetics Inc. said Thursday it completed the $60 million tender offer for Global Med Technologies Inc.The company said last month that it would buy the health information technology company for $1.22 per share, and its preferred stock at about...

What Did You Learn About Your State's Energy Profile?

March 25, 2010 4:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Tuesday, Amy pointed you to some resources that will help you learn more about your state's energy profile. Check out some of the resources she mentioned, and tell us:

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More women in top jobs key to economic growth, says EU report

March 25, 2010 3:27 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Only one in 10 board members of Europe's biggest listed companies is a woman and all central bank governors in the EU are male. The economy would benefit by having full representation of both men and women in top positions, says a new report presented by the European Commission today. It...

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Turkey - OECD welcomes efforts to tackle bribery in international business deals

March 25, 2010 12:25 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Turkey has made significant progress in its efforts to combat bribery in international business deals by fully implementing all but one of the recommendations made by the OECD Working Group on Bribery since 2007, earning praise from the other 37 countries that are Party to the OECD...

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Zain Board Approves Bharti Sale

March 24, 2010 8:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Kuwait telecommunications firm Zain has approved the sale of most of its African assets to India's Bharti Airtel for approximately $9 billion.

On Apple's Board, Fewer Independent Voices

March 24, 2010 6:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The death of Apple director Jerome York has left the company with fewer independent voices, putting it in conflict with its own rules and renewing concerns about directors' ability to oversee Steve Jobs.

US Web company Go Daddy stops selling domain names in China; rival made similar step in Dec.

March 24, 2010 5:30 pm | by Joelle Tessler@ - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@ - Associated Press | News | Comments

Two U.S. companies that sell Internet addresses to Web sites said Wednesday they had stopped registering new domain names in China because the Chinese government has begun demanding pictures and other identification documents from their customers.One of the domain name companies, Go Daddy Inc.,...

Newspaper ad revenue plummets to 1986 level

March 24, 2010 2:30 pm | by ANDREW VANACORE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Newspaper advertising revenue plunged 27 percent last year to its lowest level since 1986, according to figures released Wednesday, reflecting the toll of the recession and a media shift that's driving more marketing dollars to the Internet.Newspapers sold $27.6 billion worth of ads in 2009, a...

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Kit Invites Energy Harvesting and Wireless Exploration

March 24, 2010 2:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Echoflex Solutions introduced the EEK200C Evaluation Kit. The kit enables integrators and OEMs to explore EnOcean wireless energy harvesting technologies within the context of their own buildings. Encapsulated in the kit are the

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Three U.S. IPOs Climb

March 24, 2010 1:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Radio-frequency semiconductor company MaxLinear, broadband-access equipment maker Calix Networks and First Interstate BancSystem made swift gains on their debuts.

IBM to provide services to Carlsberg through 2016

March 24, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Danish brewer Carlsberg has extended its agreement with IBM to continue providing information technology services to the company through 2016.IBM said it will provide the services to Carlsberg's 10 subsidiaries in Europe and build the brewer a new SAP infrastructure.The contract was signed this...

Adobe spent $70,000 lobbying in 4Q

March 24, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc. spent $70,000 in the fourth quarter to lobby federal officials on cyber-security, government procurement policy and other issues, according to a disclosure report.That was less than the $80,000 it spent in the same period a year earlier. The San Jose, Calif., software company...

Review: A $499 e-reader that opens like a book

March 24, 2010 11:30 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

E-book readers are a fun category of gadgets, because their shape is not yet set in stone. While one laptop is much like the other, manufacturers are still experimenting with e-readers, trying to figure out how best to take the book into the digital age.So how about an e-book reader that...

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Go Daddy Draws Line in China

March 24, 2010 11:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Go Daddy told members of Congress that it will discontinue offering new ".cn" domain registrations in China because of new government requirements there.

New tissue-hugging implant maps heart electrical activity in unprecedented detail

March 24, 2010 11:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A team of cardiologists, materials scientists, and bioengineers have created and tested a new type of implantable device for measuring the heart's electrical output that they say is a vast improvement over current devices. The new device...

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