Archive: 10/19/2010

Record US holiday spending on gadgets: CEA

Americans will spend a record amount on consumer electronics this holiday season, devoting nearly a third of their gift budget to gadgets, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) said Tuesday.

dateOct 19, 2010 in Business
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Improved antibiotic coatings

Bacteria have a natural ability to attach themselves to surfaces, both natural and synthetic. Once attached, they often work cooperatively to form biofilms, thin layers of bacterial colonies that can coat the surface of a ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Materials Science
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Analysts see broad strategy by Cablevision in feud

(AP) -- The contract dispute that has left 3 million Cablevision subscribers without Fox programming since the weekend may be just one move in a broader chess match between broadcast TV companies and subscription ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Telecom
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Docs not immune to drug marketing: study

Pharmaceutical promotion may cause doctors to prescribe more expensively, less appropriately and more often, according to a new study co-authored by York University professor Joel Lexchin.

dateOct 19, 2010 in Medications
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