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 ...

Jun 02, 2011
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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 ...

Jun 02, 2011 weblog
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Facebook wants contract, emails in ownership case

Facebook on Thursday demanded that a New York man who claims he is entitled to 50 percent of the social network immediately produce the purported contract and emails on which he is basing his case.

Jun 02, 2011
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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 ...

Jun 02, 2011
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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 ...

Jun 02, 2011
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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.

Jun 02, 2011
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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 ...

Jun 02, 2011
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FDA finds no cancer link with blood pressure pills

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says there is no link between a popular group of blood pressure medications and cancer, despite a recent paper suggesting a slightly higher risk in patients taking the drugs.

Jun 02, 2011
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Disney CEO defends use of 3-D in movies

(AP) -- Disney CEO Bob Iger defended the company's production of 3-D films Thursday after 3-D ticket sales for several recent movies lagged their predecessors.

Jun 02, 2011
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