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Financial disclosures for congressional leaders

June 16, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.Earned income: $193,400.Honoraria, all donated to charity: None.Major assets: 54 percent interest in 55 acres of patent survey in Nevada, $500,001-$1 million; 160 acres in Bullhead City, Ariz., $250,001-$500,000; interest in two other patented mining claims,...

IBM opens its biggest lab in North America

June 16, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IBM Corp. said Wednesday it has opened its largest software development lab in North America.The lab is on two sites, in Littleton and Westford, Mass., and houses 3,400 workers, the company said.Engineers at what IBM calls its "Mass Lab" are working on software to help modernize systems in a...

New process is promising for hydrogen fuel cell cars

June 16, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Purdue University) A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue University.


AT & T, Apple sell out of launch-day iPhone 4s

June 16, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The launch of the new iPhone looks set to cause long lines at stores next week, because Apple and AT&T have stopped taking "pre-orders" for the device.The two companies started accepting orders for the iPhone 4 on Tuesday, and quickly sold out. On Wednesday morning, AT&T Inc.'s website was no...

Suzanne Davidson Named Brookhaven Lab's Assistant Laboratory Director for Finance

June 16, 2010 5:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Suzanne Davidson, Financial Operations Manager at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been named Brookhaven Lab’s Assistant Laboratory Director for Finance.

Building the perfect cornea from scratch, the EU way

June 16, 2010 4:22 am | by European Commission | Comments

A team of European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) together with scientists have developed an artificial cornea that could allow blind people to see, and save patients from the serious drawbacks of the conventional transplant method currently in use. So far, surgeons have been...


Commission recommends to open excessive deficit procedures for Cyprus, Denmark and Finland

June 16, 2010 4:22 am | by European Commission | Comments

The European Commission today concluded on the existence of excessive deficits in Cyprus, Denmark and Finland and recommended deadlines for their correction to the Council. These steps, taken under Article 126(5-7) of the Treaty, represent the follow-up of the reports under Article 126(3)...

New Business Intelligence Application Provides Visibility and Transparency Into Project and Portfolio Performance

June 16, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsOracle's Primavera P6 Analytics Details and FeaturesSupporting QuoteSupporting ResourcesAbout Oracle Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, please...


Economy : Developing countries set to account for nearly 60% of world GDP by 2030, according to new estimates

June 16, 2010 3:28 am | by OECD | Comments

The economic and financial crisis is accelerating a longer-term structural transformation in the global economy, with the aggregate economic weight of developing and emerging economies on the verge of surpassing that of the countries that currently make up the advanced world, according to...


Netherlands : Economic Survey says the new Government will have to address key challenges

June 16, 2010 1:25 am | by OECD | Comments

On the background of an improving economy, the new Government is faced with the main macroeconomic challenge of moving from an expansive the fiscal stance to focusing on securing sustainable public finances, while at the same time implement measures that secure occupational pensions and...


News Corp., BSkyB to Seek Regulatory Approval for Deal

June 15, 2010 11:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

BSkyB is open to the idea of News Corp. buying up the remaining 61% of the company, but the two sides want to secure regulatory approval before haggling over price.

Sales and Profit at Best Buy Fail to Meet Expectations

June 15, 2010 8:27 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The chain’s selling, general and administrative costs rose 12.3 percent, narrowing profit margins.

Nintendo and Sony Unveil 3-D Visions at Game Expo

June 15, 2010 8:26 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The Nintendo 3DS provides 3-D images without the need for the special glasses, while Sony relies on its specially equipped TV sets.


Problems Mar First Day of Sales for iPhone 4

June 15, 2010 8:26 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Buyers were greeted with error messages on the Web sites of Apple and AT&T, where many reported difficulty retrieving their customer data.

Videogames in 3-D

June 15, 2010 8:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Nintendo became the first game-console maker to introduce a dedicated device for 3-D gaming with its 3DS debut Tuesday. Sony will offer game titles in 3-D versions.


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