Archive: 10/3/2011

HP gains control of Autonomy

Hewlett-Packard said Monday that it has closed its $10.24 billion purchase of British software company Autonomy, a deal which contributed to the downfall of former HP chief executive Leo Apotheker.

Oct 03, 2011
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Cell transformation a la carte

Researchers from the Haematopoietic Differentiation and Stem Cell Biology group at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), have described one of the mechanisms by which a cell (from the skin, for example) ...

Oct 03, 2011
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Canada's PM lauds Nobel laureate Steinman

Canada's prime minister paid tribute Monday to Canadian cell biologist Ralph Steinman, who died days before being awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his pioneering work on the immune system.

Oct 03, 2011
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Report: Sprint to buy more than 30M iPhones

(AP) -- Sprint is committing to buy more than 30 million iPhones over the next four years, imposing a heavy burden on an already cash-strapped company, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Oct 03, 2011
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Apple chief Cook to debut hot new iPhone

Apple's Tim Cook is expected to kick off his reign as chief executive on Tuesday by unveiling a hot new iPhone model that some analysts are predicting will be a bestseller.

Oct 03, 2011
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Obama got presidential iPad from Steve Jobs

US President Barack Obama revealed Monday that he received his iPad directly from Apple founder Steve Jobs ahead of the release of the hot-selling tablet computer.

Oct 03, 2011
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Brussels prods Europe to invest in broadband

The EU executive Monday urged Europe's largest telecoms operators to invest in high-speed broadband as it launched a review into the price of access to smaller alternative operators.

Oct 03, 2011
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Kodak tries to quash bankruptcy fears; shares jump

(AP) -- Eastman Kodak Co. shares soared more than 57 percent Monday after the photo company tried to quash investor fears of a bankruptcy, which had caused shares to lose more than half their value on Friday.

Oct 03, 2011
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