News tagged with agreement

New research can save tropical forests

Scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have investigated how much carbon the natural forests of Sri Lanka contain. The results are important for work to reduce deforestation of tropical countries, ...

Mar 26, 2012
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Yahoo! pokes Facebook over patents: report

Yahoo! has accused Facebook of infringing on 10 to 20 patents and warned the social network to pay licensing fees or prepare for a possible lawsuit, the New York Times reported.

Feb 28, 2012
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South Korean execs plead guilty to price-fixing

Three South Korean executives have pleaded guilty to rigging bids and fixing prices of optical disk drives and agreed to serve prison terms in the United States, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2011
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Design could help Facebook members limit security leaks

A sign-up interface created by Penn State researchers for Facebook apps could help members prevent personal information -- and their friends' information -- from leaking out through third-party games and apps to hackers and ...

Dec 05, 2011
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Ex-UN climate chief to AP: talks are rudderless

(AP) -- Yvo de Boer said he left his job as the U.N.'s top climate official in frustration 18 months ago, believing the process of negotiating a meaningful climate agreement was failing. His opinion hasn't changed.

Dec 04, 2011
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Patents emerge as significant tech strategy

It seems not a week goes by these days without news of another patent battle or announcement: Microsoft reaching licensing agreements with various device manufacturers. Apple and various handset manufacturers filing suits ...

Oct 27, 2011
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Con artist who helped Google probe to be sentenced

(AP) -- A massive federal investigation that resulted in Google Inc. forfeiting $500 million this year to settle criminal claims over its advertising began with the 2008 arrest of a jet-setting career con artist, who took ...

Oct 23, 2011
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