Archive: 15/08/2011

Group seeks Amazon boycott over sales tax fight

(AP) -- A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling on customers of Amazon.com to cancel their accounts unless the Internet retailer stops resisting a California law that requires more online retailers to charge a state sales ...

dateAug 15, 2011 in Business
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Steve Jobs biography on sale in November

A biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs being written by former Time magazine managing editor Walter Isaacson will be released in November, publisher Simon & Schuster said Monday.

dateAug 15, 2011 in Other
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Lockheed Martin develops maple-seed-like drone

The seeds that drop from maple trees each fall, whirring softly to the ground like silent one-winged helicopters, are the inspiration for a new kind of flying machine that could be useful for military information-gathering.

dateAug 15, 2011 in Robotics
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