Advertisement
Serving the Electronic Design Community Since 1956
Subscribe to ECN Magazine All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

SKorea's economy grows 1.8 percent in 1st quarter

April 26, 2010 7:30 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

South Korea's economic growth accelerated sharply in the first quarter of 2010 amid a rebound in manufacturing, exports and spending.Asia's fourth-largest economy expanded 1.8 percent in the three months ended March 31 from the fourth quarter last year when it grew 0.2 percent, the Bank of...

Brazil: Google data gives bad censorship rap

April 26, 2010 5:30 pm | by BRADLEY BROOKS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Brazilian prosecutors said Monday a new Google tool showing government requests for data on users of the Internet giant's services or the removal of content is giving their country a bad rap.Google Inc. released an online tool last week showing where it faces the most government pressure to...

Emulex moves to fiscal 3rd-quarter profit

April 26, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emulex Corp., a data storage equipment maker, said Monday that it swung to a profit in its fiscal third quarter. But the company's forecast disappointed investors, sending shares down in after-hours trading.Emulex shares fell $1.04, or 7.6 percent, to $12.62 in after-hours trading. The stock...

Advertisement

Oracle CEO Adopts Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan

April 26, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Larry Ellison, has adopted a pre-arranged stock trading plan to sell a portion of his company stock over time as part of his individual long-term strategy for asset diversification and liquidity. The stock...

Humanities Fellows to present 'Mobilities' research

April 26, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

The Fellows of the Society for the Humanities will hold a public workshop on 'Critical Mobilities: Thought, Culture and Performance' April 29-30, with results from their yearlong research seminar.

Police seize gear from Gizmodo iPhone blogger

April 26, 2010 1:30 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities seized computers, digital cameras, a cell phone and other items from a technology blog editor who posted pictures and details of a lost iPhone prototype.A computer-crime task force made up of multiple law enforcement agencies searched Gizmodo editor and blogger Jason Chen's house...

Business software firm Open Text to buy Burntsand for $11 million

April 26, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software company Open Text Corp. has signed a deal to buy Burntsand Inc. in a deal worth about $11 million in cash.Under the agreement, Burntsand shareholders will receive 15 cents per share.Burntsand shares closed up 2.5 cents at 9.5 cents on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday."This...

Physicists capture first images of atomic spin

April 26, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Ohio University) Though scientists argue that the emerging technology of spintronics may trump conventional electronics for building the next generation of faster, smaller, more efficient computers and high-tech devices, no one has actually seen the spin -- a quantum mechanical property...

Advertisement

Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions

April 26, 2010 1:22 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

The appliance rebate program has been wildly successful in many states. So successful, in fact, that people have plenty of questions and aren’t always finding the answers they need. Whether you’re just learning about the appliance rebate program or have some nagging questions,...

TOPICS:

Pioneering Physicist John Ellis to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on “Answering Gauguin’s Questions” May 26

April 26, 2010 1:22 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

John Ellis, a theoretical physicist, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture titled “Answering Gauguin’s Questions: Where Are We Coming From, Where Are We Going, and What Are We?” at Brookhaven Lab at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, in Berkner Hall.

Travelzoo's profit soars in 1Q as revenue grows

April 26, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Travelzoo Inc. reported Monday that its profit multiplied in the first quarter as its subscriber base and online advertising grew from a year-ago quarter weighed down by a one-time charge.The Internet travel service company reported income of $2.5 million, or 15 cents per share, up sharply from...

Earnings Preview: IAC to report 1st-qtr results

April 26, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IAC/InterActiveCorp, billionaire Barry Diller's Internet company that operates websites like search engine Ask.com and dating site Match.com, will report its first-quarter results before the market opens on Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Investors will be keeping an eye out for growth in AIC's...

Earnings Preview-Corning

April 26, 2010 9:30 am | by BEN DOBBIN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Corning Inc., the world's biggest maker of glass for flat-panel televisions and computers, reports its first-quarter results before the stock market opens Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Signs of continued growth in the liquid-crystal-display glass market. The glass pioneer, which commands nearly...

Advertisement

Shoe power generator earns Louisiana Tech professor national attention

April 26, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Louisiana Tech University) Dr. Ville Kaajakari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, is being featured by MEMS Investor Journal, for developing a technology that harvests power from a small generator embedded in the sole of a shoe.

Check Point Software posts higher 1Q profit

April 26, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet security software maker Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. said Monday its first-quarter profit grew, beating Wall Street's expectations as revenue increased by more than a quarter.The company earned $98 million, or 46 cents per share, up 21 percent from $80.9 million, or 38 cents...

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading