Archive: 3/09/2009

EU delays Oracle-Sun deal, probing database market

(AP) -- Oracle Corp. figured its $7.4 billion buyout for Sun Microsystems Inc. could skate through antitrust scrutiny, folding Sun into a technology powerhouse when Sun badly needs the lifeline. Both companies will have ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Business
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Marketing company sells clients Facebook friends

(AP) -- On Facebook, most people make friends the old-fashioned way - by sending a request to be added to someone's posse of pals. Now, an Australian marketing company hopes to save you time and energy by simply buying you ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Internet
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Sony to Bring 3D Home in 2010

At a press conference held in Berlin, Germany on the eve of IFA 2009, Sony Corporation announced plans to lead the way in delivering new 3D viewing experiences by bringing 3D to the home in 2010.

dateSep 03, 2009 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Are Sunspots Disappearing?

The sun is in the pits of the deepest solar minimum in nearly a century. Weeks and sometimes whole months go by without even a single tiny sunspot. The quiet has dragged out for more than two years, prompting some observers ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Are tigers 'brainier' than lions?

( -- A wide-ranging study of big cat skulls, led by Oxford University scientists, has shown that tigers have bigger brains, relative to their body size, than lions, leopards or jaguars.

dateSep 03, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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