Archive: 05/10/2013

Investors challenge Dell takeover plan (Update)

Dell's largest independent shareholder has teamed with activist investor Carl Icahn in another challenge to founder Michael Dell's $24.4 billion bid to take the struggling computer maker private.

May 10, 2013
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FTC puts background check sites on notice

Federal regulators on Tuesday warned several companies that the quick, easy background checks they are providing online might violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

May 10, 2013
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The great industrial bake-off

Not everyone can rustle up a Victoria sponge, lemon drizzle cake or a jam roly-poly, so shop-bought cakes remain a mainstay of high tea for many a household. Thankfully, quality control on food production lines continues ...

May 10, 2013
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Dust involved in sulfate production in clouds

(Phys.org) —A new study from Germany has studied the tiny dust particles within clouds and their influence on the climate. The influence of dust particles on cloud formation and on the chemical reactions ...

May 10, 2013 report
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Olive oil assays may help assure authenticity

Though the price makes you wince, you might just buy that bottle of your favorite olive oil anyway. Perhaps it's exactly what you want for the salad dressing you're making tonight and for your special stir-fry ...

May 10, 2013
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