Archive for January, 2014

Zero-emission Ford Focus Electric now available for pre-order (Yahoo! News)

Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

Yahoo! News – Green transportation is a hot topic these days, but the options for consumer-level electric vehicles are rather modest compared to the army of gas-guzzling models on the road. This week, Ford took a big step in the zero-emission world by …

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    Analysis: Even after hiring bankers, RIM running out of options

    Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

    A logo of the Blackberry maker's Research in Motion is seen on a building at RIM Technology Park in WaterlooTORONTO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd may be running out of options as it struggles to turn around its slumping fortunes with the help of a coterie of investment bankers. The bankers – including leading M&A specialists from Royal Bank of Canada and J.P. Morgan – will explore options as drastic as an outright sale, one of the alternatives that RIM seems determined to avoid. But analysts and investors doubt that anyone is ready to buy the whole company at this time, despite a price that looks tantalizingly cheap on paper. …


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      Originally posted 2012-05-31 19:40:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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      World awaits latest in hunt for Higgs particle

      Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

      British physicist Higgs speaks during a press conference on the sideline of his visit to the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in GenevaLONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) – Scientists hunting the Higgs subatomic particle will unveil results next week that could confirm, confound or complicate our understanding of the fundamental nature of the universe. Seldom has something so small and ephemeral excited such interest. The theoretical particle explains how suns and planets formed after the Big Bang – but so far it has not been proven to exist. The CERN research centre near Geneva will on July 4 unveil its latest findings in the search for the Higgs after reporting "tantalizing glimpses" in December. …


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        Originally posted 2012-06-29 03:00:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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        Taiwan’s HTC sues Apple over patents (Reuters)

        Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

        A man plays with a HTC Desire smartphone at a mobile phone shop in Taipei August 15, 2011. REUTERS/Pichi ChuangReuters – Smartphone maker HTC Corp sued Apple Inc, claiming infringement of three patents through Apple’s sale of Macintosh computers, iPads, iPods, iPhones and other devices.


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          Cyber thief steals $450,000 worth of experimental virtual currency (Yahoo! News)

          Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

          Yahoo! News – An internet-goer who put his faith in a risky new currency recently saw over $450,000 worth of Bitcoins — a digital form of money supported solely by its own users — disappear from his computer.  A Bitcoin devotee with the …

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            New iPhone unveiled, latest in holiday lineup

            Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

            Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, speaks on stage during an introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco, Wednesday Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)Apple's new iPhone joins a slew of smartphones, tablet computers and other gadgets coming out for the holiday season.


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              Originally posted 2012-09-13 05:33:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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              ‘Family Feud’ TV host Richard Dawson dies at 79

              Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

              FILE - This June 1978 file photo shows Richard Dawson, host of "Family Feud" in character. Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the schemers in the 1960s sitcom "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the game show "Family Feud" died Saturday, June 2, 2012. He was 79. (AP Photo, File)Richard Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the schemers in the 1960s sitcom "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the game show "Family Feud" has died. He was 79.


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                Engineering Experts Available to Discuss Impact of Hurricanes

                Jan 23 2014 Published by under Interests

                In the heart of hurricane season, three engineering experts at Johns Hopkins University can talk about how the next big storm could cause power outages and coastal damage, and affect hospital functionality. Please hold onto this tip sheet and refer to it for sources as Atlantic hurricane season enters its peak.

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                  Originally posted 2012-08-16 05:08:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                  Academic session to begin in 2 new engineering colleges in Jharkhand

                  Jan 23 2014 Published by under Interests

                  Ranchi, Jul 30: The academic session will begin in new government engineering colleges in Ramgarh and Chaibasa from next year.

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                    Originally posted 2011-08-02 11:32:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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                    Rangel, Hatch survive primary challenges

                    Jan 23 2014 Published by under General Interest

                    Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and his wife, Alma, leave a polling station after voting in the Democratic primary, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in New York. Rangel faces State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, who would be the first Dominican-American in Congress if he wins the primary and the November general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Two very different congressmen–N.Y. Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel and Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch–avoided the fate of other incumbents around the country and won primary battles Tuesday night.


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