Archive: 19/03/2009

Cisco buys Flip Video maker

US networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. announced on Thursday it was buying Pure Digital Technologies, maker of the popular Flip Video camcorder, in a deal worth more than 600 million dollars.

dateMar 19, 2009 in Business
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Microsoft releases IE8: adds shortcuts, security

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. released a new version of Internet Explorer Thursday, adding features meant to speed up common Web surfing tasks and bringing the browser's security measures in line with those of major competitors.

dateMar 19, 2009 in Software
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Tobacco makes medicine

Tobacco isn't famous for its health benefits. But now scientists have succeeded in using genetically modified tobacco plants to produce medicines for several autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, including diabetes. The research ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Biotechnology
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