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ThinkPad's Affordable New Models

March 17, 2010 8:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Walt Mossberg says the X100e and the Edge offer relatively low-price and colorful alternatives to the traditional model, without too many compromises on its keyboard.

Wash. Legislature OKs server farm tax exemption

March 17, 2010 7:30 pm | by CURT WOODWARDAssociated Press | Comments

Giving a boost to eastern Washington, state lawmakers on Wednesday passed a temporary sales-tax break for companies that build and operate server farms in rural areas.The sales and use tax exemption, which would take effect in April and last until 2018, applies to server equipment, software and...

Amazon May Impede Access to Some Publishers’ Books

March 17, 2010 7:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

As Apple builds its electronic bookstore, Amazon is trying to use its clout to hold on to its early lead in the market.

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Craig Newmark on Being a Tech Nerd

March 17, 2010 6:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist.org, says what makes the Bay Area's business and technology community unique is a wilingness to fail and start over again.

We have moved back home – find us at ni.com/sweetapps

March 17, 2010 5:26 pm | by National Instruments | Comments

We’ve decided to move our blog to the NI Community site. Be sure to read and subscribe to the latest and greatest sweet applications on ni.com/sweetapps.

Europe’s Public Broadcasters Seek Easier Access Online

March 17, 2010 5:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The European Broadcasting Union said its proposals were intended to push cross-border online video services.

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Programmers Are Indicted in Madoff Case

March 17, 2010 5:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Two men were accused of developing the computer programs used in the fraudulent investment-advisory business.

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Army Sees Document Web Site as a Potential Threat

March 17, 2010 5:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

WikiLeaks.org, a tiny online source of information that governments and corporations would prefer to keep secret, published an Army report about itself.

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States Press E-Tailers to Collect Tax

March 17, 2010 5:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

The economic slump is helping to rekindle a debate on whether e-tailers should have to collect sales tax, a question that has long pitted the new economy against the old.

Viacom-YouTube secrets to be exposed in lawsuit

March 17, 2010 3:30 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A legal tussle pitting media conglomerate Viacom Inc. against online video leader YouTube is about to get dirtier as a federal judge prepares to release documents that will expose their secrets and other confidential information.The information expected to be unsealed Thursday will include some...

Cleviprex (clevidipine butyrate): Recall

March 17, 2010 3:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

The recall of 12/2009 has been expanded to include four additional lots. Presence of particulate matter which could potentially reduce blood flow in capillaries, cause mechanical damage to some tissues, or initiate acute or chronic inflammatory reactions.

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IHS buys auto forecaster CSM Worldwide for $27M

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

IHS Inc., a provider of energy and security information to governments and large companies, said Wednesday it is acquiring automotive forecasting company CSM Worldwide for about $27 million.CSM Worldwide provides vehicle production and sales forecasts and other research to car makers, suppliers...

Clemex Q3 profit increases to $10,886 from $7,262 despite revenue slide

March 17, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Clemex Technologies Inc. (TSXV:CXG.A), an image analysis solutions provider, booked third-quarter income for fiscal 2010 of $10,886 compared with $7,262 in the comparable year-earlier period.Both earnings equalled less than a penny a share while revenues for the three months ended Jan. 31...

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Yahoo buys sports information firm Citizen Sports

March 17, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc. said Wednesday that it's buying Citizen Sports Inc., a provider of sports news and information to social networking sites and cell phones.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Yahoo said its sports content will be integrated into Citizen Sports' services. The acquisition strengthens...

France T & #233;l & #233;com Trial Weighed

March 17, 2010 12:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

A French court has launched an investigation into whether France Télécom should face trial over the suicide of one of its workers, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

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