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NewsBytes other wetlands research journals it pub- Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society computer manufacturers billions of dol-
(continued from page 6) lishes: Wetlands Ecology and Manage- and the new Journal of Internet Services lars in kickbacks over the course of sev-
ment and Estuaries and Coasts. and Applications. eral years. These funds, which were billed
Springer to Publish Wetlands, which covers wetland biol-
ogy, ecology, hydrology, water chemistry,
Source: Springer (www.springer.com) as rebates, were intended to help Intel’s
dominance in the computer chip market.
Wetlands, Partner and soil and sediment characteristics, is
Intel Faces New York Intel also allegedly threatened those man-
published bimonthly under the direction ufacturers, including HP, IBM, and Dell,
With Brazilian Society of editor-in-chief Darold P. Batzer. Antitrust Lawsuit if they marketed products using other
An agreement between Springer and Springer also agreed to publish two companies’ processors.
the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) journals in association with the Brazil- New York Attorney General Andrew Source: The Wall Street Journal (http://
begins this month, in which Springer will ian Computer Society (SBC). Under terms Cuomo filed antitrust charges against online.wsj.com)
publish Wetlands, the official journal of of the agreement, Springer will handle processor and hardware giant Intel. Ac-
the SWS. Springer adds Wetlands to two the print and online distribution of the cording to the suit, Intel reportedly paid
Reed Elsevier CEO
Reed Elsevier CEO Ian Smith left the
company after less than 1 year on the job.
Smith will be replaced by Elsevier CEO
Erik Engstrom, who took over as CEO in
March after Crispin Davis’ retirement.
The company, which publishes Variety
magazine, canceled the sale of its trade
Now you can do magazine unit in December due to low bids.
Source: Reed Elsevier (www.reedelse
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