Archive: 01/22/2013

Can Apple maintain its shine?

For many investors, Apple's best days are behind it. Competitors are catching up, they believe, and the latest iPhone is stumbling. The company's doubters have backed their conviction with billions of dollars. ...

dateJan 22, 2013 in Business
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IBM posts higher 4Q net income, beats estimates

IBM's fourth-quarter earnings grew 6 percent even as revenue was largely flat, as the company benefited from growing, lucrative software businesses such as Internet-based computing and data analytics.

dateJan 22, 2013 in Business
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US company aims to 'harvest' asteroids

A US company said Tuesday it plans to send a fleet of spacecraft into the solar system to mine asteroids for metals and other materials in the hopes of furthering exploration of the final frontier.

dateJan 22, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Betelgeuse braces for a collision

(Phys.org)—Multiple arcs are revealed around Betelgeuse, the nearest red supergiant star to Earth, in this new image from ESA's Herschel space observatory. The star and its arc-shaped shields could collide ...

dateJan 22, 2013 in Astronomy
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iPhone tops in US as Android rules the world

Apple's iPhone remained the most popular smartphone among US buyers in the closing months of 2012 while Android handsets were on top worldwide, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported on Tuesday.

dateJan 22, 2013 in Software
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