Archive: 01/03/2012

Apple, Google most admired firms: Fortune

Apple topped the list of most admired companies for the fifth year in a row, based on a Fortune magazine survey released Thursday showing Google as number two and Amazon number three.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Business
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Yelp prices IPO at $15 a share as questions loom

(AP) -- Yelp is set to make its stock market debut Friday after pricing its initial public offering above its targeted range, a sign of strong investor demand for a slice of the 8-year-old online reviews site that has yet ...

dateMar 01, 2012 in Business
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Overfishing leaves swaths of Mediterranean barren

Centuries of overexploitation of fish and other marine resources — as well as invasion of fish from the Red Sea — have turned some formerly healthy ecosystems of the Mediterranean Sea into barren places, an unprecedented ...

dateMar 01, 2012 in Ecology
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