Archive: 11/08/2011

Online review site Yelp planning IPO: WSJ

Yelp is moving ahead with an initial public offering that would value the website which posts user reviews of businesses and services at $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

dateNov 08, 2011 in Business
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For new microscope images, less is more

When people email photos, they sometimes compress the images, removing redundant information and thus reducing the file size. Compression is generally thought of as something to do to data after it has been collected, but ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in General Physics
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A new role is hatched for female fruit flies

A team of New York University biologists has uncovered a previously unknown role for a set of cells within the female reproductive tract of fruit flies that affects the functioning of sperm and hence fertility. Their discovery, ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Activision 3Q earnings soar, 2011 outlook raised

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income nearly tripled thanks to strong demand for its video games. The company also raised its full-year outlook on the heels of Tuesday's launch of ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Business
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