Archive: 06/2/2011

Groupon files for IPO, seeks to raise $750 million

Rapidly growing online coupon seller Groupon Inc. is offering its most tantalizing deal yet - an initial public offering of stock likely to intensify a debate about whether an investment bubble is forming ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Business
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AMD has shipped 5 million Fusion processors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Advanced Micro Devices, which you may know better by its initials AMD, has announced that it has shipped out roughly five million of its Fusion processors since their creation. The processors, which are used ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Hardware weblog
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Sony, Epsilon execs support data breach bill

(AP) -- Top executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon told lawmakers Thursday that they support federal legislation that would require companies to promptly notify consumers if their personal information is ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Business
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For stressed bees, the glass is half empty

When people are depressed or anxious, they are much more likely to see their glass as half empty than half full. In tough times, evidence of that same pessimistic outlook can be seen in dogs, rats, and birds. Now, researchers ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Managing forests requires a bird's-eye view

Managers of northern Michigan forests may not see the birds for the trees – or at least are in danger of losing sight of songbird neighborhoods when looking out for timber harvests.

dateJun 02, 2011 in Ecology
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Gov't says no official email hacked; FBI on case

(AP) -- The FBI is investigating allegations that computer hackers in China broke into Google's email system, but no official government email accounts have been compromised, the Obama administration said ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Internet
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