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Google says Beijing renews China license

July 9, 2010 4:06 am | by CARA ANNA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google on Friday said Beijing has renewed the license it needs to continue operating a website in China, securing the search giant's foothold in the world's biggest Internet market despite tensions over censorship.The renewal of the license to provide Internet content was in doubt due to the...

Yahoo farms out for-sale home listings to Zillow

July 8, 2010 8:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc. is turning over its listings of homes for sale and other local real estate advertising to an online specialist in the field, Zillow.com.The alliance announced Friday calls for Zillow.com to oversee a network that will place the home listings and ads from local real estate brokers on...

Google expects regulatory OK in China, for now

July 8, 2010 6:06 pm | by ANDREW VANACORE - AP Business Reporter - Associated Press | Comments

Google CEO Eric Schmidt says he expects Beijing to renew the license the company needs to continue operating its search engine in China.The renewal had been in doubt due to the tense relations between Google and Chinese authorities over censorship of Google search results.Last week, Google...

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Study reveals state of HIV/AIDS in Middle East, North Africa

July 8, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A new study led by Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar researcher Laith Abu-Raddad was the foundation for a report on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa presented June 28 in Dubai.

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Que She Herbal Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredients

July 8, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Herbal product, sold as weight loss supplement, contains unlisted active pharmaceutical ingredients. Risk of serious side effects, especially in those with heart conditions.

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IBM to get nearly $8M tax rebate for 600 NC jobs

July 8, 2010 12:06 pm | by EMERY P. DALESIO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

An IBM Corp. subsidiary will hire 600 workers over the next two years and could get a tax rebate of up to $7.8 million while paying wages below the local average.IBM Lender Business Process Services Inc. will open a service center in Research Triangle Park, Gov. Beverly Perdue's office said...

Exadata Product Overview -- Financial Analyst Webcast

July 8, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) will host an "Executive Access for Investors" educational webcast with corresponding slides on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (PT).Please join Andy Mendelsohn, Senior Vice President, Database Server and Technologies, as he provides a product overview of...

ORNL researchers win 8 R & D 100 awards

July 8, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been honored with eight awards in the annual R&D 100 Awards by R&D Magazine. Sometimes referred to as the "Academy Awards of Science," the magazine selected winners for development of "one of the 100...

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Mojoceratops: New Dinosaur Species Named for Flamboyant Frill

July 8, 2010 11:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

When Nicholas Longrich discovered a new dinosaur species with a heart-shaped frill on its head, he wanted to come up with a name just as flamboyant as the dinosaur's appearance. Over a few beers with fellow paleontologists one night, he blurted out the first thing that came to mind: Mojoceratops.

The9 invests in mobile game developer Aurora Feint

July 8, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chinese online game developer The9 Ltd. said Thursday it has made a minority investment in Aurora Feint, a mobile game developer.Burlingame, Calif.-based Aurora Feint Inc. operates OpenFeint, a mobile gaming network that lets users socialize with friends and other players while playing games on...

Researchers track moons embedded in Saturn's rings

July 8, 2010 10:22 am | by Cornell University | Comments

For the first time, astronomers have tracked individual moons nestled in debris orbiting a planet. That could give scientists new clues about how planets grow around stars in young solar systems

Qualaquin (quinine sulfate): New Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Risk of serious hematological reactions

July 8, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

New Risk Management Plan. Reports of serious side effects in patients using Qualaquin "off-label" for night time leg cramps.

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Nation's governors meeting this weekend in Boston

July 8, 2010 10:05 am | by GLEN JOHNSON - AP Political Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Roughly 40 governors from across the country are converging on Boston this weekend for the annual summer meeting of the National Governors Association.Between Friday and Sunday, they'll gather at a downtown hotel for sessions focused on health care, childhood nutrition, energy policy,...

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Energy Secy advances nano science in spare time

July 8, 2010 9:39 am | Comments

Some people relax by doing crossword puzzles, watching movies or reading a good book. In his down time, often while flying somewhere, Energy Secretary Steven Chu relaxes by tackling a scientific conundrum and stretching the limits of technology.

Japanese spacecraft may have dust from asteroid

July 8, 2010 9:37 am | Comments

Japanese scientists say they have detected tiny particles collected by the first spacecraft to return to Earth after landing on an asteroid. But determining if the dust came from the asteroid or was picked up by the spacecraft on its return trip could take months.

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