Last week, the nation's third-largest utility, Duke Energy (DUK) filed an application for $200 million in federal stimulus funds to bolster its $1 billion smart grid initiative in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. Today the company is announcing that it has found a partner to supply the guts for the project -- and it's not who you might think.Jeffrey M. O'Brien - Aug 10, 2009 8:13 AM ET
By Michael V. Copeland and Yi-Wyn Yen
SAN FRANCISCO - Al Gore didn't take credit for inventing the Internet at the Web 2.0 Summit Friday, but he did credit it with enabling the victory of President-elect Barack Obama and helping restore faith in the principles upon which the United States was founded.
"The electrifying redemption of America's revolutionary declaration, that all human beings are created equal," Gore said to a cheering crowd, MOREMichael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Nov 7, 2008 9:50 PM ET
Former vice president Al Gore, who sits on Apple's compensation committee and supervised the company's internal investigation of its option backdating case, has been granted options to buy 10,000 shares of Apple (AAPL) at the strike price of $129.67, according to Jonny Evans at Macworld UK.
With Apple shares closing at $140.98 Tuesday night, the options would be worth $113,100 if exercised today. Should Apple reach its 2007 high of 202.96 MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 26, 2008 9:35 AM ET
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