Archive: 08/27/2012

Soft maker Deltek to be taken private for $890.5M

(AP)—Deltek Inc. shares slid nearly 8 percent Monday after the business software company said that it was being bought by private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a cash deal worth about $890.5 million.

Aug 27, 2012
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A greener way to fertilize nursery crops

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist has found a "green" alternative to a type of fertilizer additive that is believed to contribute to the accumulation of heavy metals in waterways.

Aug 27, 2012
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X-ray chemist solves cholera mystery

The likelihood of becoming seriously ill from cholera depends on your blood group. It is possible to find a new remedy for the feared illness by studying the molecular structure in the toxin in the cholera ...

Aug 27, 2012
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What Apple's $1B victory means for consumers

Apple's $1 billion court victory over Samsung poses a lot of questions for consumers. Will Samsung phones still be available for sale? Will they be more expensive? Will owners of existing phones need to worry?

Aug 27, 2012
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