Archive: 14/06/2010

Cablevision in $1.4B deal for cable co. Bresnan

(AP) -- Cablevision Systems Corp. said Monday it will pay $1.4 billion to expand far beyond its focus in the New York City area with the purchase of Bresnan Communications, a mid-sized cable TV provider in the West.

dateJun 14, 2010 in Business
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Aircraft cause precipitation, hole-punch clouds

As turboprop and jet aircraft climb or descend under certain atmospheric conditions, they can inadvertently seed mid-level clouds and cause narrow bands of snow or rain to develop and fall to the ground, new research finds. ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Starbucks: Free Wi-Fi at 6,700 US sites

(AP) -- Starbucks Corp. will begin offering unlimited free wireless Internet access at all company-operated U.S. locations starting July 1, part of an ongoing effort to bring more customers in the door.

dateJun 14, 2010 in Telecom
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Scientists develop tech to track carbon dioxide

(AP) -- Scientists have developed a method for detecting and tracking carbon dioxide deep underground, giving the federal government an important tool as people look for ways to keep carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Moon whets appetite for water

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory, with colleagues, have discovered a much higher water content in the Moon's interior than previous studies. Their research suggests that the water was preserved ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Space Exploration
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