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Can Sony's new supremo make the sacrifices to save his biz?

CommentWhen Faultline first began following Sony in 2003, it was worth $36 billion on the stock market. At the time Apple was worth $9.8 billion and it was about to launch the iTunes Music Store. We said that Sony should buy Apple and put Steve Jobs in charge.
Faultline, 05 Feb 2012

Hollywood gathers to pick over Limewire’s corpse

Movies studios are moving on the defunct Limewire, filing a complaint in a US Federal Court to take their cut from the company’s copyright infringments.
Richard Chirgwin, 05 Feb 2012

Boffins embed electronics into fibres

University of Southampton and Penn State researchers have demonstrated a technique to embed electronics into optical fibres, which if commercialised would enable simpler and cheaper telecommuniations kit.
Richard Chirgwin, 05 Feb 2012

Some coral reefs growing in a warming world

While Austraia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef has been suffering bleaching and damage, the combined impact of warmer oceans agricultural runoff, a few thousand kilometers to the west, coral growth seems to be enjoying the changing climate.
Richard Chirgwin, 05 Feb 2012

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