Archive: 01/21/2010

Digital music sales rise but piracy is sour note

(AP) -- Strong growth in digital music sales in 2009 led by Lady Gaga failed to stop the continuing slump in the international recorded music industry, and pirates remain a major problem, an industry body said Thursday.

Jan 21, 2010
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Obesity ups cancer risk, and here's how

Obesity comes with plenty of health risks, but there's one that's perhaps not so well known: an increased risk of developing cancer, and especially certain types of cancer like liver cancer. Now, a group of researchers reporting ...

Jan 21, 2010
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EU clears Oracle takeover of Sun

(AP) -- The European Union on Thursday cleared Oracle Corp.'s proposed $7.4 billion takeover of Sun Microsystems Inc., saying it would not significantly affect competition in the EU.

Jan 21, 2010
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Cost cuts boost 4Q profit for Xerox during slump

(AP) -- Xerox Corp. said Thursday that cost cutting boosted its fourth-quarter earnings. And it forecast a bigger-than-expected profit for this year, when it will fuse with Affiliated Computer Services Inc. ...

Jan 21, 2010
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