Archive: 28/09/2012

Obama blocks Chinese purchase of US wind farms

(AP)—Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where the U.S. military flies unmanned drones and electronic-warfare ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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An old insect pest reemerges in organic orchards

The apple flea weevil, a sporadic insect pest in the early 1900s, has reemerged as a severe pest in organic apple orchards in Michigan, where outbreak population levels have been observed since 2008, and damage has resulted ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Ecology
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Kodak plans to end consumer inkjet printer sales

Kodak said Friday that it plans to stop selling consumer inkjet printers and will eliminate 200 more jobs than previously projected as it requested more time to submit its framework for emerging from bankruptcy protection.

dateSep 28, 2012 in Business
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Daily-deals companies tweak models as novelty fades

Investors have turned skeptical on Groupon, growth has slowed, and hundreds of would-be competitors have disappeared from the crowded daily-deal landscape, but that doesn't mean a fadeout to the era of the discounted restaurant ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Business
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