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Free Microsoft Upgrades

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According to this New York Times article, Microsoft will offer free software upgrades to its current customers, thereby hoping to get the hundred million plus users running old operating systems to upgrade. 280 more words

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Exelon's proposed takeover of Pepco: what's at stake

Exelon is the nation’s largest nuclear power utility, but burdened by a bevy of uneconomic nuclear reactors, it hasn’t been performing well financially in recent years and was forced to slash dividends to its shareholders a couple years ago–which it still hasn’t been able to resume. 1,485 more words


Yes, America wants solar and wind, not nukes

Just in case there was any doubt, “Americans ‘overwhelmingly’ prefer solar and wind energy to coal, oil, and nuclear energy, according to a Harvard political scientist who has conducted a comprehensive survey of attitudes toward energy and climate for the last 12 years.” … 927 more words

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It's put up or shut up time for Exelon

For a year now, Exelon has been complaining–loudly–that some of its Illinois reactors are uneconomic (though it hasn’t necessarily been consistent about which ones those are). 1,362 more words


Emanuel: Success For Today's Students Depends On Technology Training

CHICAGO (CBS) – Rahm Emanuel has been able to build a career as an investment banker, congressman, top White House aide, and mayor of Chicago after majoring in dance in college, and getting a master’s degree in speech and theater; but he said such a success story would not be possible today without some education in technology. 417 more words