Archive: 07/29/2009

Microsoft, Yahoo team up to ding Google with Bing

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and finally setting the stage for them to make a joint assault ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Internet
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Naming evolution's winners and losers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mammals and many species of birds and fish are among evolution's "winners," while crocodiles, alligators and a reptile cousin of snakes known as the tuatara are among the losers, according ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Evolution
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Bizarre walking bat has ancient heritage

A bizarre New Zealand bat that is as much at home walking four-legged on the ground as winging through the air had an Australian ancestor 20 million years ago with the same rare ability, a new study has found.

dateJul 29, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Japan's Toshiba still in red

Japanese high-tech giant Toshiba said Wednesday it had lost more than 600 million dollars in the fiscal first quarter as the economic downturn hit sales of televisions and other electronics.

dateJul 29, 2009 in Business
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IAC has 2Q profit; revenue falls in weak ad market

(AP) -- IAC/InterActiveCorp, the company behind such Internet properties as Match.com, Ask and Citysearch, posted a second-quarter profit that fell short of analyst expectations Wednesday and indicated the online ad market ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Business
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