News tagged with estimation

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 ...

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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Report on controlling NASA mission costs

NASA should develop a broad, integrated strategy to contain costs and maintain schedules as earth and space science missions are planned and designed, says a new report by the National Research Council. The report also calls ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Space Exploration
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