Archive: 02/24/2012

Increasing rainfall may affect winds: study

(PhysOrg.com) -- Falling raindrops produce friction as they drop through the atmosphere to the ground, and this dissipates the kinetic energy, converting it into diffuse heat. Now researchers in the US have ...

Feb 24, 2012 report
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German software giant SAP raises dividend

German software giant SAP said on Friday it would pay a substantially increased dividend to shareholders for 2011, its 40th anniversary year, which was its best-ever in terms of profits.

Feb 24, 2012
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Amadeus posts 2011 profit of 453.7 bn euros

The Spanish group Amadeus, a world leading technology provider for the travel and tourism industries, posted on Friday a jump of 657 percent in 2011 net profit, owing to one-off effects.

Feb 24, 2012
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