Archive: 12/4/2013

EU clears Microsoft Nokia mobile phone deal

The European Commission approved on Wednesday Microsoft's nearly 5.5-billion-euro takeover of the mobile phone business of Finland's Nokia which once dominated the global industry.

Dec 04, 2013
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Big hurdles for Newsweek return to print

Newsweek magazine would face enormous hurdles with its plan to revive its print edition ended just last year. Yet some analysts say it has a chance to succeed.

Dec 04, 2013
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Arctic development 'a new menace to polar bears'

Oil exploration and increased sea traffic in the Arctic are encroaching on polar bear habitat, adding to the existing climate change risk, representatives of Arctic nations said at a Moscow conference Wednesday.

Dec 04, 2013
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Broadband in schools gets boost from tech gurus

The effort to get high-speed broadband in every school is getting a boost from the philanthropy of two technology gurus—Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates.

Dec 04, 2013
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