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Mac laptops: 17.6% market share and rising

Apple is kicking tail.

By October 4, 2007


Indigo raises $17.6 million

Indigo Systems announced Tuesday that it has received $17.6 million in a first round of funding from the Carlyle Group, Founders Capital Partners, Lago Ventures and WK Technology Fund. As a result of the deal, the Carlyle Group and Founders Capital will each occupy a seat on Indigo's board of directors. The Santa Barbara, Calif.-based company makes heat-sensing infrared cameras for commercial, industrial and military uses. Indigo will use the funding for the second stage of its strategy, which is to produce products at commercially viable prices for global markets. The company has completed its initial strategy with seed funding raised from Northrop Grumman in 2000 and has built a manufacturing plant.

June 26, 2002


Short Take: Be Free secures $17.6 million in financing, names CEO

Be Free, a behind-the-scenes technology provider for online retailers, has entered into a $17.6 million financing agreement with Charles River Ventures, Comdisco Ventures, and Matrix Partners. The company said it will use the money to expand its sales and marketing, client services, and technology-development operations. Separately, Be Free named Gordon Hoffstein, former chairman and CEO of PCs Compleat, a direct PC reseller, its president and chief executive.

October 5, 1998


Chat apps now more popular than SMS worldwide

According to new data, 19 billion chat messages were sent each day last year, compared to 17.6 billion SMS messages.

By April 29, 2013


Barnes & Noble, Microsoft ink $300M deal on e-reading

The software giant will invest $300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, giving it a 17.6 percent equity stake in the company. The Nook digital bookstore will be bundled with Windows 8.

By April 30, 2012


Nikon D3000, new entry-level SLR

Unsurprisingly, Nikon's replacement for the D40, the D3000, is faster with higher resolution.

By July 29, 2009


SAP shares free-fall on third quarter warning

Shares plunge 17.6 percent in intraday trading after the enterprise software behemoth warns that its third quarter revenues will come in short of analysts' projections.

By October 6, 2008


Do we need NASA?

Almost 50 years after the space agency was founded, is it still worth spending $17.6 billion in taxpayer money a year to keep it going?

October 3, 2007


Short Take: Satellite spending up 15 percent

The worldwide commercial satellite industry garnered $65.9 billion in revenue in 1998, up nearly 15 percent over the prior year, according to a study by the Satellite Industry Association. The U.S. satellite industry generated $30.7 billion in revenue, representing nearly half of the global market. Satellite manufacturing accounted for $17.6 billion of total worldwide industry revenue. Satellite services totaled $26.2 billion, while the launch industry generated $7 billion in revenue.

April 6, 1999


ISP customers pass 17 million

The number of people using ISPs has more than tripled to 17.6 million since last year, eclipsing those using the big online services.

By June 18, 1997