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Google changes China access after Beijing objects

June 29, 2010 2:05 am | by JOE McDONALD - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. said Tuesday it will stop automatically rerouting users of its China search site to its Hong Kong site after Beijing threatened the company with the loss of its Internet license.Google shut down its China-based search engine March 22 to avoid cooperating with the communist...

Foxconn plans China plant amid suicide scrutiny

June 29, 2010 1:06 am | by ELAINE KURTENBACH - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Foxconn Technology, a supplier to Apple Inc., looks ready to build a huge new factory in north-central China despite the company's own misgivings about city-sized manufacturing facilities after a spate of suicides among its young migrant work force.The company plans to recruit some 300,000...

Premier Talent Management Event to Highlight Importance of Talent Intelligence September 13-16 in Chicago

June 29, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced the agenda for its annual customer conference, TaleoWORLD 2010 (http://www.taleoworld.com/2010/) , with keynotes from global thought and business leaders including General Colin...

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Google Tries New China Approach

June 29, 2010 12:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Google will change how Chinese users access its search service in a bid to renew its license from the government.

Israel: Farm reforms showing results, but environmental challenges and market distortions remain

June 29, 2010 12:24 am | by OECD | Comments

Government support to Israeli farmers has fallen over recent years but a number of market distorting policies are still in place, according to a new OECD report. More efficient water resource management remains a critical challenge, the report adds.

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Broadband to Be Available for More Commercial Use

June 28, 2010 10:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A presidential memorandum aims to make available for auction some 500 megahertz of spectrum.

Germany Asks Apple About iPhone’s Data-Gathering

June 28, 2010 10:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Like Google and Facebook, Apple has been confronted with Germany’s privacy laws, among Europe’s stiffest.

In Suit Over Faulty Computers, Window to Dell’s Fall

June 28, 2010 10:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Documents show that Dell was aware of bad components in millions of computers sold from 2003 to 2005.

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Apple Sells 1.7 Million iPhone 4s

June 28, 2010 10:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Apple said it sold more than 1.7 million iPhone 4 smartphones within the first three days of its launch.

Amazon's Kindle app for Android phones is ready

June 28, 2010 6:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. said Monday that Kindle software for reading the electronic books it sells is now available for phones that use Google Inc.'s Android system.Amazon's Kindle e-book reader is the most popular device of its kind. The company also makes free Kindle software for other devices,...

Study Reveals Role of Competition in Disturbed Ecosystems

June 28, 2010 12:21 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

A new study is believed to be the first to show experimentally that competition could be a factor in regulating ecological communities regardless of the intensity or frequency of disturbance.

US unveils plan to make online transactions safer

June 28, 2010 10:57 am | Comments

In the murky world of the Internet, how do you ever really know who you're talking to, who you're buying from or if your bank can actually tell it's you when you log in to pay a bill? Amid growing instances of identity theft, bank account breaches and sophisticated Internet scams, the government is looking for ways to make those transactions in cyberspace more secure.

MIT Team Discovers Using Nanotubes Enhances Lithium Battery Performance

June 28, 2010 10:47 am | Comments

Batteries might gain a boost in power capacity as a result of a new finding from researchers at MIT.

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E-books pave way for more blockbusters, serials

June 28, 2010 10:36 am | Comments

Stieg Larsson copycats take note: The slow rise of electronic books is paving the way for more safe-bet fiction blockbusters and serial-type books, at least in the short term, according to some book experts. With book sales stagnating in recent years, the nascent e-books market has thrown the industry into turmoil.

Foursquare close to obtaining funding: report

June 28, 2010 10:34 am | Comments

Startup website Foursquare, a location-based services company, is close to getting new funding that would allow it to expand, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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