Archive: 09/28/2012

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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Stalling science threatens every domain of modern life

The looming "sequestration," across-the-board budget cuts that were never really meant to happen, could cripple key areas of science by slashing federal investment in research and development by an estimated 8.4 percent between ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Other
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Nanosciences: All systems go at the biofactory

In order to assemble novel biomolecular machines, individual protein molecules must be installed at their site of operation with nanometer precision. Ludwig Maximilian University researchers have now found ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Nanophysics
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The (digital) price is not right

A leading expert on intellectual property and consumer rights at The Australian National University has called for a range of legislative and regulatory changes to help stop unjustified price discrimination against Australian ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Scientist turn focus to Titan

(Phys.org)—Humanity has landed a rover on Mars. Now, say scientists, it's time to land a boat on Titan. This outlandish scenario could become reality, according to engineers presenting their proposals at ...

dateSep 28, 2012 in Space Exploration
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