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Benefits of ultra 'high-res' audio questioned

...hear. In some cases, that could require a headphone amplifier.John Siau, director of engineering at high-end equipment maker Benchmark Audio, argues that consumers are fooling themselves if they believe they can appreciate high-res audio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/benefits-ultra-high-res-au
Nasdaq trades above dot-com record as US stocks advance; GM falls on weak earnings

...to $80.95. While Caterpillar reported a better-than-expected profit for last quarter, the construction equipment maker said it might face bigger issues later this year as long as the dollar remains strong. Caterpillar fell 8 cents to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/nasdaq-trades-above-dot-co
Maker of iconic Louisville Slugger bats selling brand to Wilson Sporting Goods for $70 million

...Louisville Slugger still requires approval by H&B shareholders.Wilson Sporting Goods is a division of Finnish sports equipment maker Amer Sports Corp. The Helsinki-based company said it expects the deal to be completed in the second quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/maker-iconic-louisville-sl
Lucent in pact to buy Ascend for $18.7 billion in stock

...Lucent Technologies Inc., the huge telecommunications equipment maker, will buy Ascend Communications Inc. for $18...customer service. Lucent is the world's No. 1 phone equipment maker. Ascend is a major supplier of computer networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/14/bus_250134.shtml
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Lucent in pact to buy Ascend for $18.7 billion in stock

...Lucent Technologies Inc., the huge telecommunications equipment maker, will buy Ascend Communications Inc. for $18...customer service. Lucent is the world's No. 1 phone equipment maker. Ascend is a major supplier of computer networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/13/bus_250028.shtml
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Alcatel in deal to buy Internet firm

PARIS -- French telecommunications company Alcatel SA is buying the California-based Internet equipment maker Xylan Corp. for about $2 billion in cash in a move that will boost Alcatel's profile in the United States. The purchase will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/03/bus_254985.shtml
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3Com agrees to buy Andover company

...same computer network. The deal is expected to close in March. 3Com, the Santa Clara, Calif. data communications equipment maker, does not expect to lay off any of NBX's 87 employees, said Edgar Masri, senior vice president and general manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/24/tec_254370.shtml
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Deere 3Q profit falls as equipment sales decline

MOLINE, Ill. - Deere's third-quarter profit fell 15 percent and the farming equipment maker believes that the same weak sales at home and abroad will cut into earnings for the year.Deere, which makes lawn tractors in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-13/deere-3q-profit-fa
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...forecast after profits declineMOLINE, ILL. - Deere's profit slumped 15 percent in the third quarter and the farming equipment maker, seeing weak sales ahead, trimmed its outlook and will cut production.Chairman and CEO Samuel Allen said Wednes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/business-news
No need to Clari-fi, quality music can be had with apps

...ANGELES - Bring back the equalizers!That's my conclusion after trying out Clari-Fi, a new technology from audio equipment maker Harman Kardon. Clari-Fi aims to restore some of the audio signal that is lost because of digital compression in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-07-10/no-need-clar