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Permira buys Ancestry.com for $1.6 bn

European private equity group Permira will take over the popular Nasdaq-listed genealogy website Ancestry.com for $1.6 billion in cash, Permira announced on Monday.

dateOct 22, 2012 in Business
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Britain to get superfast 4G Internet by year-end

Britain will have access to superfast 4G mobile Internet services by the end of the year, communications watchdog Ofcom said on Tuesday after approving its launch by telecoms providers Orange and T-Mobile.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Telecom
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AOL posts profit in 'milestone' quarter

AOL on Wednesday posted a profit for the second quarter of $970.8 million, boosted by a big sale of patents, while citing signs of progress in turning around the struggling Internet firm.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Business
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CEO of T-Mobile USA resigns, succeeded by COO

(AP) — T-Mobile USA, the country's fourth-largest cellphone carrier, on Wednesday said that its CEO has resigned and its chief operating officer is filling in while the company searches for a replacement.

dateJun 27, 2012 in Business
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Most quasars live on snacks, not large meals

(Phys.org) -- Black holes in the early universe needed a few snacks rather than one giant meal to fuel their quasars and help them grow, according to observations from NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes.

dateJun 20, 2012 in Astronomy
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Black holes and star formation

(PhysOrg.com) -- It has long been recognized that galaxy mergers or even close interactions can play a vital role in shaping the morphology of galaxies. One way they can do so, it is thought, is by triggering ...

dateFeb 09, 2012 in Astronomy
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