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Three-city patent court gets nod from EU leaders

(Phys.org) -- A one-stop panEuropean patent court system with functions divided among three cities is now in the wings, bringing Europe a new day for a single European patent system. After a decision left ...

Jul 03, 2012 report
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Amazon.com to open first physical store

Online retail colossus Amazon.com plans to open its first brick-and-mortar store in New York ahead of the year-end holiday season, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Oct 09, 2014
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iPhone 5 not just a phone; it's a stimulus too

Apple's iPhone 5 is one of the biggest product launches ever in the sector, and may also deliver a well-timed stimulus to the US economy ahead of the presidential election, analysts say.

Sep 15, 2012
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Yahoo under fire as Marissa Mayer faces critical moment

Two years into her reign as Yahoo's chief executive officer, Marissa Mayer is sitting on a mountain of cash from the Alibaba IPO even as she faces an investor revolt that could derail her long-range plans for the Sunnyvale, ...

Oct 10, 2014
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In HP split, each unit to face a test

If you cut one slow-moving mega-company in half, do you get two fast-moving innovators? Not even Meg Whitman, chief executive of Hewlett-Packard Co., is promising that. Whitman announced Monday that the computer industry giant will cleave itself in two: one company fo ...

Oct 10, 2014
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Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort

(AP)—Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture as he works to repair damage ...

Oct 17, 2014
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Google X: Secret lab for 'moonshot' research

In a rare public speech, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page once suggested the tech industry needs "safe places where we can try out new things" without rules or interference. Some people thought he was describing ...

Mar 12, 2014
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