Archive: 07/20/2009

New Barnes & Noble multi-format e-books dog Amazon

(AP) -- Barnes & Noble Inc. on Monday stepped up its fight in the small but highly competitive market for electronic books with the launch of a new e-bookstore offering titles to be read on a variety of devices.

dateJul 20, 2009 in Internet
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Chemists discover ozone-boosting reaction

(PhysOrg.com) -- Burning of fossil fuels pumps chemicals into the air that react on surfaces such as buildings and roads to create photochemical smog-forming chlorine atoms, UC Irvine scientists report in ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Environment
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Netgear to help Internet subscribers measure use

(AP) -- How many gigabytes do you consume per month? Not many people can answer that question, complicating the efforts of Internet service providers to get their subscribers to stay below a certain amount of data per month. ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Hardware
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Texas Instruments 2Q profit falls 56 percent

(AP) -- Chip maker Texas Instruments says its second-quarter earnings fell 56 percent from a year ago, clipped by a weak economy that the company expects will "take some time" to strengthen.

dateJul 20, 2009 in Business
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