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The Chinese Consul General, Guoxiang Sun, to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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CNews World: ADVISORY –

The Chinese Consul General, Guoxiang Sun, to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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CNews World: ADVISORY –

Ultrabook prices to fall in early 2012?

CNETAnalysis: Intel will be pleased to hear that Acer, Asus and Toshiba may be able to lower the prices of Ultrabooks in the first quarter of 2012. Supply chain sources told Digitimes that prices will fall between 5 and 10 per cent early in the year, potentially taking the prices under $1,000 in the US as Intel has always dreamed. In a 13-inch Ultrabook, the tech site estimates the cost of all the components to come in at around $700, with solid state drives and software licensing pushing the prices ever sky-wards. Ultrapricey The processor company introduced the ‘Ultrabook’ category to refer to powerful, slim, stylish non-Mac laptops that are meant to challenge the MacBook Air . Apple has always had the edge on price, though – manufacturers have found it difficult to come down as low as $1,000 (the equivalent of £635), with the cream of the crop, the Asus Zenbook, coming in at $1,099. Here in the UK, the Asus Zenbook UX31 , is on the market at £999 – and it is rather lovely, as you’…

Marina Biotech to Remain Listed on The NASDAQ Global Market

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CNews World: BOTHELL, WA– – Marina Biotech, Inc. , a leading oligonucleotide-based drug discovery and development company, announced today that the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel has granted the Company’s request …

Marina Biotech to Remain Listed on The NASDAQ Global Market

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CNews World: BOTHELL, WA– – Marina Biotech, Inc. , a leading oligonucleotide-based drug discovery and development company, announced today that the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel has granted the Company’s request …

In Depth: The tech behind London 2012

CNETAnalysis: The man in charge of Acer’s London 2012 involvement is sat in front of one of the desktops PCs that the company is providing in the thousands for next year’s Olympics, explaining that he would love for his team of engineers to be bored out of their minds when the Games roll around. “If they are bored then everything is going well,” explains Michael Trainor, the project manager for the Acer Olympic Project. Acer is just one of a group of tech partners for the London games tasked with making sure that everything runs smoothly; for the Taiwanese computer giant that involves preparing, providing and supporting an estimated 13,500 bits of kit over 107 Olympic venues. The scale of the project is clear, despite there being nearly 250 days until the opening ceremony on 27 July, Acer is already preparing thousands of PCs to hit the eventual total of 11,500 desktops and 1,100 laptops, as well as 900 powerful servers and a variety of monitors. This work is being done in a secret l…

Pakistan flood victims at âgrave riskâ 100 days on

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CNews World ISLAMABAD: Millions of Pakistanis desperately need help 100 days after monsoon rains triggered major floods for a

Pakistan flood victims at ”grave risk” 100 days on

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CNews World ISLAMABAD: Millions of Pakistanis desperately need help 100 days after monsoon rains triggered major floods for a

Britain withdraws all embassy staff from Iran

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CNews World TEHRAN: Britain was Wednesday withdrawing all its embassy staff from Iran following the storming of its mission by

Microsoft Office coming to iPad, says report

CNETAnalysis: Microsoft is ‘actively working’ on bringing its Office suite of apps to Apple’s iPad, according to a report from The Daily . The iPad-only newspaper says a string of updates are on the way, which include Office for iPad, a new version for Mac OS X Lion and Office 2012 for Windows 8, which is currently in Beta form. However, it’s an adaptation for Apple’s tablet that’ll really make the headlines, with the Daily predicting the cost of Word, Excel and Powerpoint will be ‘significantly lower’ than the full version of Office. Apple’s iWork suite, which includes apps like Pages, Keynote and Numbers, have proved popular and Microsoft’s offering is set to be around the same £6.99 standalone pricepoint. Office 365 compatible The Daily ‘s report claims that the iPad suite will also be compitable with the Office 365 cloud solution. According to the article, Office for Windows 8 and Office for OS X Lion will arrive near the end of 2012, but Office for iPad will be on the scene a li…

Secondhand smoke tied to heart failure

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CNews World NEW YORK: If you have chronic heart failure, being around a smoker may be bad for your physical and mental well-be

CNG closure in Sindh hit commuters

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Current News World KARACHI: Commuters in Sindh region were hit by CNG closure as the supply was halted from 11 pm on Tuesday, Geo New

Secondhand smoke tied to heart failure

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CNews World NEW YORK: If you have chronic heart failure, being around a smoker may be bad for your physical and mental well-be

Saudi Arabia hit by heavy downpour

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CNews World RIYADH: Torential rains have been lashing parts of Saudi Arabia since Monday night without a letup, Geo News repor

Jackson doctor gets 4 years in jail

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CNews World LOS ANGELES: A judge sentenced Michael Jackson s doctor Conrad Murray to the maximum four years in jail on Tuesday

Jackson doctor gets 4 years in jail

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CNews World LOS ANGELES: A judge sentenced Michael Jackson s doctor Conrad Murray to the maximum four years in jail on Tuesday

Jackson doctor gets 4 years in jail

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CNews World LOS ANGELES: A judge sentenced Michael Jackson s doctor Conrad Murray to the maximum four years in jail on Tuesday

Merkel ”very sorry” about Pakistan boycott of Afghan meet

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CNews World BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she was “very sorry” about Pakistan s announced boycott of a

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