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Eric Schmidt defends Google, mourns Jobs’ death

November 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Google Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt speaks to Korea Communications Commission Chairman Choi See-joong, unseen, during their meeting in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Google Inc. plans to set up a Korean pop music-only channel on YouTube. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Google chairman Eric Schmidt has mourned Steve...

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Honda shows smarter robot, helps in nuclear crisis

November 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Honda Motor Co.’s revamped human-shaped robot “Asimo” kicks a soccer ball during a news conference at the Japanese automaker’s research facility in Wako, near Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Asimo can now run faster, balance itself on...

Asia stocks up as Greece looks set to get bailout

November 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

An investor gestures in front of the stock price board at a private securities company in Shanghai, China, Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. World stocks stalled Monday as investors remain unsure whether Greece will be able to work itself out of a debt crisis despite a...

Facebook founder returns to Harvard to recruit

November 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg takes questions from members of the media as a crowd looks on on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass., Monday, Nov. 7, 2011. Zuckerberg returned to Harvard to enlist new talent for his social networking site....

Malloy blasts CL&P, calls response unacceptable

November 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

President and Chief Operating Officer of Connecticut Light & Power, Jeffrey D. Butler, speaks with the media during a news conference at the Emergency Operations Center at the Hartford Armory in Hartford, Conn., Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. CL&P announced...

Agent charged in killing was in Hawaii for APEC

November 8, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This is a Nov. 5, 2011 booking photo provided by the Honolulu Police Department showing Christopher Deedy State Department special agent Christopher Deedy, 27, is charged with second-degree murder and using a firearm in the commission of a felony. Deedy, who...

Davis Rental & Supply offers all the equipment and tools you might need

November 7, 2011 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The BilJax 3632 T (left) reaches 42 feet and the BilJax 45 XA X-Boom reaches 50 feet! These telescope lifts offer automatic leveling and quick and easy setup in less than 30 seconds utilizing hydraulic outriggers. Both give you 300 psi air and 110V GFI...

Ex-general wins Guatemalan presidential election

November 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Electoral workers tape a container after closing a polling station during the presidential runoff election in Guatemala City, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former general promising to get tough on rampant crime and...

Maine tribe still hopeful for casino approval

November 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 photo, Passamaquoddy Indian Township tribal Chief Joseph Socobasin, left, and Pleasant Point tribal Chief Clayton Cleaves look with others at a 13-foot-long banner with the names of more than 500 businesses that support...

Ford to upgrade MyFord Touch after taking heat

November 7, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This image provided by Ford Motor Co., shows the new touch-screen interface featuring new simpler graphics and controls that are easier to use. Customers will experience significantly faster touch-screen response times, one of the top requests from owners.(AP...