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  • abbr. gigayear

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  • In May, the company announced a $2.3 billion deal to acquire Landis + Gyr, a Swiss maker of advanced power meters, a key component for highly efficient power-distribution systems using the latest information technology.

    Shaw's Westinghouse Sale Puts Pressure on Toshiba

  • The number and size of cross-border deals by Japanese buyers so far this year have outpaced the same period a year ago, driven largely by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.'s $13.6 billion to buy privately held Swiss competitor Nycomed and Toshiba Corp.'s $2.3 billion purchase of Landis & Gyr, a Swiss maker of advanced power meters that play a central role in what are known as smart grids.

    Quake Turns Japan's Gaze to Foreign Targets

  • In May, rival Toshiba Corp. announced a $2.3 billion deal to acquire Landis + Gyr, a Swiss maker of advanced meters used in highly efficient power-distribution systems.

    Hitachi Will Pursue Additional Alliances

  • Toshiba Corp paid 10.7 times trailing Ebitda when it bought Swiss smart-meter maker Landis & Gyr for $2.3 billion last year, he noted.

    ABB to Buy Electrical Parts Maker

  • Switzerland ' s Landis + Gyr AG, a metering and energy-management firm, recently announced deals in the U.S. and Finland to deploy and integrate smart meters.

    Deutsche Telekom Eyes Meters

  • But, after that, the dwarf cools and darkens as a glowing ember over many Gyr.

    Second-Generation Star Supports Cannibal Theory of Milky Way | Universe Today

  • A number of computations resulted in Mercury's orbit collapsing and Mercury colliding with the Sun after about 4 Gyr.

    Planets Found and Lost

  • In a run where the minor axis was shrunk by 812 mm 32in, Mercury slammed into Venus just after 1.7 Gyr.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The MFs of the clusters older than 0.5 Gyr have a similar or flatter slope.

    Dating a Cluster – A New Trick | Universe Today

  • Our unbiased sample is comprised of 309 stars with masses 0. 7-2.2 Msun and ages from 3 Gyr that lack excess emission at wavelengths

    NASA Watch: December 2007 Archives

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