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Microsoft upgrade aims to make Hotmail cool again

May 17, 2010 8:30 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. is trying to make Hotmail cool again.The free Web mail service soon will be switching to a new approach that Microsoft hopes will give Hotmail an edge over rival offerings from Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc.The upgrade, expected to be available in July or August, will automatically...

Metronidazole injection 500 mg / 100 ml: Voluntary recall due to non-sterility

May 17, 2010 6:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Non-sterility of metronidazole injection administered via the intravenous route has the potential to result in infections, which could be fatal.

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Icahn boosts stake in Genzyme, Motorola; sells CIT

May 17, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn boosted his stakes in Genzyme Corp. and Motorola Inc. in the first quarter but dumped shares in CIT Group Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Blockbuster Inc.His main investment vehicle grew in value by 11 percent to $3.18 billion during the first three months of the...

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Heart group backs video games in obesity campaign

May 17, 2010 2:30 pm | by JOEL SCHECTMAN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Talk about strange bedfellows. The American Heart Association and Nintendo Co. are teaming up to promote the popular Wii video game console, as the health advocacy group concedes that its campaign for traditional exercise isn't working.The surprising partnership, announced Monday, comes amid...

New study: Religion influences economic behavior

May 17, 2010 2:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Protestants who are reminded of their religion do more good deeds but the opposite is true for Catholics. This is one of the findings of a new economics study that employs psychology research techniques.

Day Highlights: ZOLL Medical, Tower Group, Macy's, Nordstrom and Best Buy Business Editors

May 17, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

May 17, 2010--Zacks Equity Research highlights ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ZOLL) as the Bull of the Day and Tower Group (Nasdaq: TWGP) the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Macy's (NYSE: M), Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) and Best Buy (NYSE: BBY).Full...

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Cyberplex Reports First Quarter Results

May 17, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cyberplex Inc. (TSX: CX) a leader in advertising solutions, on-line customer acquisition strategies, and technology development, today announced the financial results for the first quarter-ended March 31, 2010."Although the first quarter of 2010 proved to be quite challenging and financial...

IBM to open Columbia service center, add 800 jobs

May 17, 2010 12:30 pm | by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Big Blue is coming to the land of black and gold.Global technology company IBM announced Monday that it is opening a technology service delivery center in a Columbia office park that could create as many as 800 new jobs in central Missouri.Gov. Jay Nixon and other state and local officials...

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3 Louisiana Tech University students receive national engineering scholarships

May 17, 2010 12:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Louisiana Tech University) Three students from Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science have been awarded 2010-2011 academic scholarships from Tau Beta Pi, one of the nation's leading engineering honor societies.

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SEC Looks Into Bets Against Municipal Bonds; EADS First Quarter

May 17, 2010 10:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Profit Tumbles on Airbus Challenges; Interview with Mike Lupica; Senate Passes Measures to Cut Debit Card Fees; Small Businesses Join Suit Against Health Care Law; Interview With Congressman Anthony Weiner - Part 3

VeriFone to acquire Korea's Orange Logic

May 17, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

VeriFone Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire South Korean payment systems provider Orange Logic Ltd., the company said Monday.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Orange Logic, founded in 2004, supplies electronic payment devices to customers in the South Korean retail and banking...

Stripes offer clues to superconductivity

May 17, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Physical Society) Magnetic stripes hint at the origin of superconductivity in ceramics.

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HCL AXON Accelerates Value and Benefit Realization for Customers Using SAP Solutions

May 17, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

(http://www.hcltech.com)HCL AXON, a division of HCL Technologies and a provider of business transformation consulting services through the innovative implementation and support of SAP@ applications, announced today that it has successfully completed the SAP@ Education training and certification...

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National Oceanography Centre turns to the sea to save energy

May 17, 2010 6:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK)) The National Oceanography Centre in Southampton is conserving energy and reducing its carbon footprint -- by harnessing the cooling power of seawater.

Berkeley Researchers Unravel Quantum Entanglement in Plant Photosynthesis

May 17, 2010 5:27 am | Comments

The future of clean green solar power may well hinge on scientists being able to unravel the mysteries of photosynthesis, the process by which green plants convert sunlight into electrochemical energy.

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