Archive: 10/3/2011

Intel acquires Israeli mapping company Telmap

Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, is in the process of acquiring Israeli mobile mapping firm Telmap, the two companies confirmed on Monday, in a deal reportedly worth about $300 million.

Oct 03, 2011
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Oracle uses Sun to put heat on IBM, HP

Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison boasted that the acquisition of business computer equipment firm Sun Microsystems had helped turn up the heat on rivals IBM and Hewlett-Packard.

Oct 03, 2011
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EU urges roadmap this year on climate action

The European Union urged all nations Sunday to make clear how they will tackle climate change, saying the world needs a roadmap this year on future action even if a treaty appears out of reach.

Oct 03, 2011
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Nobel Medicine Prize opens week of awards

The 2011 Nobel season opens Monday with the announcement in Stockholm of the Medicine Prize, to be followed over the course of a week by the awards for physics, chemistry, literature, economics and peace.

Oct 03, 2011
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Obama under fire over space plans

High-profile critics fear President Barack Obama's commercial overhaul of human spaceflight is going nowhere and could mark the end of half a century of US supremacy among the stars and planets.

Oct 03, 2011
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Samsung grows ever bigger, but icon status elusive

If you own a consumer electronics gadget, there's a good chance something from Samsung makes it tick. The company has traveled far from its roots as a seller of cheap appliances in the 1970s and 1980s when ...

Oct 03, 2011
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