Archive: 10/26/2009

FairPoint phone company files for bankruptcy

(AP) -- Telecommunications services provider FairPoint Communications filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday after agreeing on a deal with key lenders that will help lower its debt by about 62 percent.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Business
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WOWD, the real-time search engine

(PhysOrg.com) -- The beta version of WOWD, the Internet's newest search engine, was launched last week at the 2009 Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. It aims to differentiate itself from other search engines ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Internet weblog
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Verizon profit falls 30 pct on restructuring costs

(AP) -- Verizon Communications Inc. reported a 30 percent drop in third-quarter earnings Monday as it couldn't sign up enough new subscribers to offset higher costs from laying off workers and absorbing an ...

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AFL-CIO head flexible on taxing high-value plans

(AP) -- The head of the AFL-CIO said Monday he's willing to consider a tax on high-end health insurance plans to help pay for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, as long as middle-class workers ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Health
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Survival after heart attack improves in younger women

In recent years, women, particularly younger women, experienced larger improvements in hospital mortality after myocardial infarction (MI) than men, according to a study published in the Oct. 26, 2009 issue of Archives of ...

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Internet set for change with non-English addresses

(AP) -- The Internet is set to undergo one of the biggest changes in its four-decade history with the expected approval this week of international domain names - or addresses - that can be written in languages ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Internet
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