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EMC profit nearly doubles as tech spending rises

April 21, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Data-storage company EMC Corp. reported a 92 percent jump in net income Wednesday and raised its full-year forecast, with technology spending rebounding.The company said it earned $373 million, 17 cents per share, for the first quarter. That compares with $194 million, 10 cents per share, in...

Appoints Tech Leader Sanjay Samuel to Vice President of Asia/Pacific Operations

April 21, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Unica Corporation (http://www.unica.com/index.htm) (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software (http://www.unica.com/marketing-software.htm) solutions, today announced continued momentum and expanded operations in the Asia/Pacific region. Technology veteran Sanjay Samuel was...

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting Software Pre-Integrated With Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle's JD Edwards Applications

April 21, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

COLLABORATE 2010 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsSupporting QuotesSupporting ResourcesAbout Oracle Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, please visit our Web site at...

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Get the Family in on the Energy-Saving Act

April 21, 2010 4:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

It's no wonder that many of Earth Day's most ardent supporters are children. Environmental education is growing into a fixture in classrooms across the United States. Students are often eager to put their lessons in sustainability into practice at home.

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Apple shares rocket after net income jumps 90 pct

April 20, 2010 8:30 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The paparazzi may have moved on to Apple's sexy new iPad, but the iPhone is still Wall Street's darling.Apple sold a record 8.8 million of its popular smart phones in the three months that ended March 27, more than doubling the number sold a year ago and topping last quarter's 8.7 million. The...

Yahoo Profits Climb Sharply

April 20, 2010 6:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Yahoo's first-quarter earnings soared as the Internet firm posted its first period of sales gains in a year and a half, eking out a 1% revenue increase versus a year ago.

Washington voters could see income tax initiative

April 20, 2010 5:30 pm | by CURT WOODWARD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Washington's long flirtation with a state income tax gets new life this week with Wednesday's expected announcement of an initiative campaign to tax the earnings of couples making more than $400,000 annually.As presently drafted, Initiative 1077 also would cut the state property tax by 20...

Trimin Capital acquires 18 per cent stake in consulting and tech firm Burntsand

April 20, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Trimin Capital Corp., a company owned by James Meekison, has acquired an 18 per cent stake in Burntsand Inc. (TSX:BRT).Trimin said Tuesday it acquired nearly 13.2 million shares in Burntsand from Interactive Selling for roughly $856,000 or 6.5 cents per share.Trimin intends to hold the shares...

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Apple 2Q income up 90 pct, shares jump to new high

April 20, 2010 3:30 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Blockbuster iPhone sales helped Apple Inc. blow past Wall Street's expectations with a 90 percent leap in net income for the most recent quarter. Shares of the company skyrocketed to an all-time high in extended trading Tuesday.Apple said it sold a record 8.8 million of its popular iPhone smart...

Cornell researchers reveal structure of key protein

April 20, 2010 3:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

For the first time, Cornell scientists have characterized the structure of a protein that belongs to certain enzymes that are essential for proper functioning in all life forms, from yeast to humans.

Google discloses demands for censorship, user data

April 20, 2010 2:30 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. has set up a new tool to show where it's facing the most government pressure to censor material and turn over personal information about its users.The country-by-country breakdown released Tuesday on Google's Web site marks the first time that the Internet search leader has provided...

Manhattan Associates profit soars in 1st quarter

April 20, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software company Manhattan Associates Inc. reported Tuesday that its profit soared in the first quarter as it scored several major contracts.The company said it earned $7.2 million, or 32 cents per share, compared with $262,000, or a penny per share, in the same quarter of the prior...

Luxury Goods May Pick and Choose Venues for Sales

April 20, 2010 2:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Makers of high-end goods will be able to block online retailers from carrying their products, according to new European Commission rules.

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Yahoo Rides Surge in Display Ads

April 20, 2010 2:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

First-quarter earnings nearly tripled as the Internet company’s revenue edged up for the first time in more than a year.

Best Non-Holiday Quarter Ever for Apple

April 20, 2010 2:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The company said that net income in the quarter rose 90 percent, to $3.07 billion, or $3.33 a share, in results that far exceeded expectations.

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