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Solar cells: UQAM researcher solves 2 20-year-old problems

April 6, 2010 7:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Université du Québec à Montréal) Thanks to two technologies developed by Professor Benoit Marsan and his team at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal Chemistry Department, the scientific and commercial future of solar cells could be totally transformed. Professor Marsan has come up with...

Intelligent networking of wind farms

April 6, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) The EU member states have passed a resolution requiring one fifth of their electricity needs to be derived from renewable energy sources by 2020, with wind farms covering a large part of this requirement. Researchers have succeeded in interconnecting large wind...

Business software maker CA to cut 1,000 jobs

April 6, 2010 5:30 am | by DEBORAH YAO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software company CA Inc. is cutting 1,000 jobs and is closing an unspecified number of facilities as part of a restructuring plan to reduce costs and become more efficient.The job cuts represent about 8 percent of its work force.The Islandia, N.Y., company also says full-year earnings will...

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AT & T Sets $1 Billion Investment

April 6, 2010 5:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

AT&T said it plans to invest about $1 billion this year to better serve its big business customers world-wide and small businesses in the U.S.

CGI Group gets three-year contract with Poland's TP Group

April 6, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A) says it will provide software maintenance and development services to Poland's leading telecommunications provider, the Montreal-based company announced Tuesday from WarsawThe value of CGI's three-year agreement with Telekomunikacja Polska Group (TP Group) weren't...

New Release Guides Organizations With Insight to Deliver Enterprise Portfolio Value

April 6, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsDelivering an "Enterprise Portfolio GPS"Supporting QuoteSupporting 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...

Symbility Finalizes Three Year Contract With Groupe Promutuel

April 6, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Symbility Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp. (TSX VENTURE: AUT), is proud to announce the finalization of a three year contract with Groupe Promutuel, based in Quebec City, Quebec.Groupe Promutuel, with more than 160 years' experience and 545,000 insured members,...

Enhanced Features Drive TV Industry Growth

April 6, 2010 4:27 am | News | Comments

A deluge of new product announcements so far this year shows that TV set makers are far from running out of ideas, according to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly TV Design and Features Report 

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Composting with My Wiggly Friends - or, The Great Escape That Never Happened

April 6, 2010 4:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

It's hard for many of us of the "me" generation to think about being careful and conserving energy, even when it directly affects our pocketbooks. We leave the lights and television on when there's no one in the room, despite the fact that this specific action - or lack of action -...

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Manpower completes Comsys IT Partners acquisition

April 6, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manpower Inc. has completed its $375.8 million acquisition of Comsys IT Partners Inc.The staffing agency said late Monday that the deal helps broaden its staffing services offerings. Comsys, based in Houston, provides temporary employees for information technology jobs.Earlier in the day,...

Samsung forecasts 1st quarter profit surge

April 6, 2010 1:30 am | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday forecast a surge in first quarter operating profit to near-record levels, heading into a year for which the biggest flat screen TV producer is predicting double-digit sales growth as global markets recover.The company said it expects operating profit of...

Tax: Revised OECD, Council of Europe treaty will boost multilateral cooperation

April 6, 2010 1:27 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The OECD and the Council of Europe have agreed on an update to an international treaty that aims to help governments enforce their tax laws, as part of the worldwide drive to combat cross-border tax evasion.

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HTC's Net Rises 3.1%

April 6, 2010 1:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

HTC, the world's largest maker of phones using Microsoft's operating system by shipments, said its first-quarter net profit rose 3.1% to $158.7 million.

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Western Ky. University reaching out through app

April 6, 2010 12:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Western Kentucky University students and others can now find information about the Bowling Green school through mobile devices such as iPhones and Blackberrys.Western worked with Blackboard Inc. to develop an application modeled after iStanford. Western information technology vice president Bob...

Czech Republic : Strengthening public finances a key challenge for next government

April 6, 2010 12:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The main challenge for the next Czech government taking over after the May elections will be to repair the deterioration in public finances caused by the economic crisis, says a new OECD report.

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