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Satellite data can help protect bluefin tuna

A new model developed by scientists of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) allows the potential presence of bluefin tuna to be tracked through daily updated maps, helping to protect endangered stocks and ...

dateNov 21, 2011 in Ecology
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CenturyLink 3Q net income falls as expenses rise

(AP) -- Phone company CenturyLink Inc. says its third-quarter net income fell as rising operating expenses related to its April acquisition of larger phone company Qwest overshadowed increased revenue.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Business
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Can U.S. law handle polygamy?

HBO's Big Love and TLC's reality-TV offering Sister Wives have thrust polygamy into popular culture in the United States. Estimates are that somewhere between 50,000-100,000 families in this country are currently risking crimin ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Dell profit jumps as computer maker cuts costs

(AP) -- Dell Inc. said Tuesday that its net income for the latest quarter nearly tripled as the personal computer maker benefited from lower computer component costs and growth in some of its more profitable product lines.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Business
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Qualcomm 1Q earnings surge nearly 40 percent

(AP) -- Qualcomm Inc. said Wednesday that earnings in the latest quarter surged 39 percent, driven by a growing worldwide embrace of smart phones and a shift to high-speed data networks.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Business
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