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Submission + - Congress to vote to repeal incandescent bulb ban ( 1

Bob the Super Hamste writes: CNN Money is running as story about a bill Congress is going to vote today to repeal the "incandescent light bulb ban" that was put into place during the Bush administration. The bill is supported by Republicans in congress who are claiming this places unnecessary restrictions on the market. For those of you wondering it does bring up the standard issues of energy efficiency, mercury (in both the bulbs and that emitted by coal power), and cost of the bulbs. The bill was introduced by Texas Congressman Joe Barton.
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Submission + - SugarCRM Users Required to Pay for Key Features (

storagedude writes: SugarCRM continues its trend of making users of its open source customer relationship management (CRM) software pay for enterprise editions if they want user-friendly features, many of which are critical for serious business users. Want easy-to-use developer tools and user interfaces? That'll cost you. Want native mobile apps for your iPhone or Blackberry? Ka-ching. Sales forecasting and reporting? Open your wallets. Makes you wonder if there's anything useful in the community edition.

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