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  • Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed

    Slowly, A Wave Of Walkable Town Development Gains Speed
    A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries. Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
  • Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump

    Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump
    Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. HP...
  • John Akers dies at 79; former head of IBM

    John Akers, chief executive officer at IBM for eight years during the company's struggles to adapt its dominance in mainframes to the personal-computer era, has died. He was 79. Akers died Friday in Boston, IBM said in a statement on its website. The...
  • At 92, one of the last typewriter repairmen loves his Selectrics

    BREMERTON The area's last typewriter repairman is 92 and he'll tell you all kinds of stories. Bob Montgomery has the time for stories because he's not that busy these days. Time passes slowly in his fifth-floor space at a downtown Bremerton office...
  • The Mindset List Never Fails To Blow My Mind

    Every year at about this time I end up writing about the Beloit College Mindset List. I don't know why I do this to myself. Do I really need an annual reminder of how quickly time is passing and passing me by? The Mindset List, which the Wisconsin...
  • Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts....
  • Self-evaluation: Philbin calls audible

    Let's see if this helps: When Dolphins players arrived for their first meeting of training camp, the music video from the Pharrell Williams song, "Happy," was playing on the large screen typically reserved for football video. That started a different...
  • Apple to release 12.9-inch iPad in 2015, report says

    Apple to release 12.9-inch iPad in 2015, report says
    Looking to spark iPad sales, Apple is developing a 12.9-inch model that will go into production early next year, a report Tuesday by Bloomberg said.  Apple remains the leader in the tablet market, but it has seen year-to-year iPad sales decline the last...
  • IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs

    IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs
    International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday launched a computer system that can quickly identify patterns in massive amounts of data, an ability that IBM said should hasten breakthroughs in science and medical research. The computer system, Watson...
  • Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off

    Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off
    Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...