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Globetech Water Meter Gets $4.9 Billion from SoftBank

By MICHAEL FURTHSTEIN / BloombergBloomberg /Getty ImagesGLOBETECH, the maker of a water meter that sells for $4,9 billion and has been accused of being unfair by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has signed a deal to acquire Sensus Water Meter Inc. for $2.9 billion, people familiar with the matter said.The acquisition, expected to close

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When water meters go away, what will you need to keep your house cool?

Water meters are essential for everyone in Calgary.In fact, they’re one of the reasons the city gets so much water.But they’re also getting old, and some of the sensors and sensors you’ll need to replace are coming down. “There’s been a steady increase in water meters in the last year or so,” said David Oreskes, a

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A new water meter is out for your tap

A water meter that detects whether your tap is running low is coming to the UK soon, and it’s being marketed as a useful tool for reducing water use.The Water Meter, which costs around £60 ($80) and is intended for home use, uses a digital device to measure the amount of water in your tap.If