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Google U-turns on exclusive snatch of .app AND .search addys

Google has been forced to abandon its bid to grab exclusive use of the web address extensions .app, .blog, .search and .cloud - after it was warned the move was anti-competitive. Late last year, the advertising giant applied for the four generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to internet overseer ICANN, which is charging companies …
Kelly Fiveash, 09 Apr 2013
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Wind, solar could provide 99.9% of ALL POWER by 2030

A group of researchers has released a study that claims to shoot down the common perception that clean, renewable energy from wind and solar sources is all well and good, eco-wise, but that it's too uncertain, sporadic, and pricey for widespread use. "These results break the conventional wisdom that renewable energy is too …
Rik Myslewski, 15 Dec 2012

Carphone and Best Buy shrink store plans

Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy are scaling back their plans for a UK High Street invasion. The two are working on a joint venture to bring general electronic stores to the UK. But instead of 100 stores the firm will now open about 80 "big box" shops by 2013. The change is partly to do with the downturn, but also the success …
John Oates, 07 May 2009
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BestBuy blasts into UK with Carphone Warehouse buy

Carphone Warehouse is selling a 50 per cent stake in its mobile phone retail business to US electronics retailer BestBuy, setting the stage for a heavyweight fight in the UK's retail electronics market. The deal will bring CPW £1.1bn in cash, enough to sort out its debt problems and could leave enough in the till to buy …
John Oates, 08 May 2008

Compaq displays upcoming Evo notebook

Compaq today displayed its upcoming Evo notebook, weighing around 3lbs and offering up to eight hours of battery life. Hungry hacks descended on the press lunch at TechX in New York to watch Compaq VP of desktops and portables Ken Willet show off the Evo N200. The laptop, based on the Intel's promised Ultra Low Voltage …
Linda Harrison, 29 Jun 2001
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Europe no place for Programmer's Paradise

Pennsylvania-based Black Box Corporation is buying into privately held British outfit Orchard Network Solutions. The amount of the deal between the two network services companies was not disclosed. Orchard is based in Colchester, with annual sales of $1 million. Black Box, which will merge Orchard into its UK division, saw $450 …
Linda Harrison, 01 Dec 2000
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Richard Lindley steps down at ISA chief executive Richard Lindley is to step down as chief executive at ISA International following discussions with board. The official position was that the increasing demands of the group called for a CEO with broader experience. Alan Dean, non-executive chairman, said: "The Board will be …