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Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute

Samsung and Microsoft said on Tuesday they had ended a patent dispute that had seen the US software giant sue the South Korean conglomerate for breaching a 2011 licensing contract.

dateFeb 10, 2015 in Business
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Canada scientists bargain for right to speak out

A union representing 15,000 Canadian government scientists said Wednesday their right to speak publicly about their work regardless of what they discover should be addressed in contract negotiations.

dateDec 03, 2014 in Other
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Report: Major federal lab misused contract funds

Federal officials say managers at one of the nation's premiere federal laboratories in New Mexico improperly used taxpayer funds to influence members of Congress and other officials in an effort to extend the lab's $2.4 billion ...

dateNov 12, 2014 in Other
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MESSENGER spies a soccer ball on Mercury

Olé, Olé, Olé! Good news World Cup fans, a soccer ball has been found on Mercury! This 'soccer ball' is actually an old impact crater in Goethe Basin that has been flooded with volcanic lava flows, resulting in a 'ghost crater'. The pattern inside is a network of nar ...

dateJun 27, 2014 in Space Exploration
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