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Performance Technologies earns honors

Performance Technologies Inc. has won two product of the pear awards from Technology Marketing Co., publisher of the Internet Telephony and Communications Solutions magazines. The publisher cited the products because “they demonstrate true innovation, which is the hallmark of product ...

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Holidays boost online shopping

Online consumer spending has increased 34 percent since the beginning of the holiday season, a Harris Interactive Inc. survey shows. The number of Internet users who bought online increased to 18 percent for the last week in November, up from ...

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Local impact of Delphi cuts unclear

Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. plans to eliminate 1,400 jobs as part of an effort to produce improved earnings in 2002. The job cuts are beyond the firm’s previously announced restructuring plan. It is unclear what effect the job cuts will ...

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Local impact of Delphi cuts unclear

Delphi Automotive Systems Corp. plans to eliminate 1,400 jobs as part of an effort to produce improved earnings in 2002. The job cuts are beyond the firm’s previously announced restructuring plan. The reductions are expected to take place through voluntary ...

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Holidays boost online shopping

Online consumer spending has increased 34 percent since the beginning of the holiday season, a Harris Interactive Inc. survey shows. Results of the study indicate that the average American spent some $77 online during the week after Thanksgiving. The number ...

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Kraft offering likely to top year’s IPOs

The U.S. market for initial public offerings appears set to finish the year with a flurry of deals, led by Prudential Financial Inc.’s offering. The IPO of the No. 1 life insurance company is expected to raise more than $3 ...

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Performance Technologies earns honors

Performance Technologies Inc. has won two Product of the Year awards from Technology Marketing Co., publisher of the Internet Telephony and Communications Solutions magazines. The publisher cited Performance Technologies’ MicroLegend Signaling Blade and its SEGway Edge Device because “they demonstrate ...

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Compaq, HP shares fall on merger worries

Compaq Computer Corp. shares fell more than 10 percent today amid concerns that its merger with Hewlett-Packard Co. will collapse after the founding families said they would vote against the deal. HP shares fell some 3 percent.

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U.S. hits Afghan caves with huge bomb

The United States for the third time in the Afghan conflict has unleashed its most lethal “daisy cutter’’ bomb, aiming at caves where senior al Qaeda leaders, including possibly Osama bin Laden, were believed to be hiding out, the Pentagon ...

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Equity fund buys majority stake in Carvel

Roark Capital Group, a private equity fund, paid $48 million for a majority stake in ice cream maker Carvel Corp. Founded in 1934, Carvel is one of the oldest names in the ice cream business. Based in Connecticut, it has ...

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