Archive: 01/27/2010

Netflix adds 1.1M customers, 4Q profit up 36 pct

(AP) -- Netflix Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit surged 36 percent as its DVD-by-mail service surpassed 12 million subscribers, and the company announced an upbeat outlook for 2010 that sent its shares soaring Wednesday.

Jan 27, 2010
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Microbes produce fuels directly from biomass

A collaboration led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has developed a microbe that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass. Deploying the tools ...

Jan 27, 2010
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GOES-P proceeds toward launch

The latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-P is proceeding through more checks in preparation for its launch, which is no earlier than March 1.

Jan 27, 2010
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Olga restrengthens into a tropical storm

Residents of the northern coastal areas of Australia's Northern Territory and NASA's Aqua satellite have seen new life "blown into" a low pressure system that is once again Tropical Storm Olga.

Jan 27, 2010
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