2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
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Year in Review 2012: Top 10 Searches
Chalk up another one for the voter: People may have been wearied by the negative campaigns, but they persevered through the slog of politics and made "elections" the year's most searched term. The fifth iteration of an Apple smartphone, a glorious gathering of athletes, the passing of a superstar, and a bevy of celebrities—including one duchess—also mesmerized online audiences in 2012.
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- SAP buys expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion
By Harro Ten Wolde FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's SAP has agreed to buy U.S. expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion in cash, strengthening its position in cloud computing, an area it long hoped to avoid until its momentum became too great to ignore. SAP specializes in providing software for companies on their computing networks, but has come under pressure from cheaper rivals that offer services over the internet, or "the cloud". By buying Concur, SAP is not only increasing its online products, but also believes it can capitalize on the U.S. ...
- End of era: Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO
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- Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes
- Family of woman jailed in Iran for watching volleyball match seeks help to free her
- Yamal, Russia's gas megaplan, becomes symbol of sanctions defiance
By Katya Golubkova and Dmitry Zhdannikov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Dozens of Russian energy ventures are in jeopardy due to Western sanctions on technology and funding. Looming over them all, a giant project the Kremlin is bent on saving no matter what. The Yamal plan, a $27 billion investment to tap vast natural gas reserves in northwest Siberia, aims to double Russia's stake in the fast-growing market for liquefied natural gas. If it stays on track, it will also show the West that the world's largest energy industry is not cracking under sanctions. ...