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Friend=Customer

April 14, 2010 6:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Some big marketers are tapping social-networking data to find would-be clients among friends and acquaintances of existing customers, to the dismay of some privacy advocates.

Officials search HP office in Russia

April 14, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Russian authorities have searched a Hewlett-Packard Co. office in Moscow in what one news report said was a bribery investigation.HP confirmed the search but wouldn't provide further details.Russian prosecutors said in a statement the investigation was carried out at the request of German...

H-P Executives Face Bribery Probes

April 14, 2010 4:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

German and Russian authorities are investigating whether H-P executives paid millions of dollars in bribes to win a contract in Russia.

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Keeping Tabs on Mobile Devices

April 14, 2010 2:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Katherine Boehret tests two keychain gadgets that work as wireless leashes for Bluetooth-connected phones.

GSI Commerce names head of marketing services

April 14, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Retail Web site operator GSI Commerce Inc. said Wednesday that it named Chris Saridakis as the head of its marketing services division, where he will lead its e-Dialog and TrueAction businesses.Saridakis will also be in charge of the division's expansion and future acquisitions, the company...

Cat brain: A step toward the electronic equivalent

April 14, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan) A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer.

Pepinsky and Prasad chosen as Asia scholars

April 14, 2010 1:23 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Thomas Pepinsky, government, and Eswar Prasad, applied economics and management, have been selected as two of 39 outstanding scholars of Asia to participate in the new National Asia Research Program.

Review: Flip SlideHD camera too pricey for perks

April 14, 2010 12:30 pm | by RACHEL METZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Pure Digital Technologies spawned a revolution in 2007 with its first Flip Video pocket camcorder, which made it quick, cheap and easy for anyone to shoot and upload digital clips to the Web.The latest version, the $280 Flip SlideHD, offers improved playback while retaining the simplicity that...

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Automodular to close Oshawa, Ont., plant after GM Canada cancels contracts

April 14, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Auto parts supplier Automodular Corp. (TSX:AM) says it will close a plant in the southern Ontario community of Oshawa and lay off 100 workers.The move comes after General Motors Canada cancelled a contract with Automodular to supply parts and services for the assembly of the Camaro muscle car...

Frank LaTorre and the King Bees to Perform at Brookhaven Lab May 8

April 14, 2010 11:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Frank LaTorre and the King Bees will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Saturday, May 8, at 8 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

Qualcomm to let phones record mobile TV shows

April 14, 2010 10:37 am | News | Comments

Phones and other mobile devices that receive Qualcomm Inc.'s FLO TV broadcasts will get new features later this year, including the ability to record shows off the air. AT&T Inc. offers two phone models that can receive the broadcasts through a FLO TV service branded as "AT&T Mobile TV"...

House moves to stop scams using false caller IDs

April 14, 2010 10:35 am | News | Comments

Using false caller ID with the intent of tricking people into revealing personal information or otherwise causing harm would become illegal under legislation that passed the House Wednesday. Backers of the bill, passed by voice vote, said caller ID "spoofing" is a growing threat to people because of new technology...

3 finalists in prize for technology breakthroughs

April 14, 2010 10:33 am | News | Comments

Three European inventors who helped create illuminated wallpapers, tiny fast processors in mobile phones, and cheap, high-performance cells used in solar panels are finalists in the euro1.1 million ($1.5 million) international Millennium Technology Prize.

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TSX-listed Corporate Dividends by Ex-Date for April 14 & April 15, 2010

April 14, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends by ex-date on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange for April 14 & April 15, 2010:BOMBARDIER INC. 6.25% SERIES '4' PR (TSX: BBD.PR.C ): Dividend of $ 0.390625 ,expiring April 14, 2010< BOMBARDIER INC. SERIES '3' PR (TSX: BBD.PR.D ): Dividend of $ 0.32919...

Anti-cancer Agent Stops Metastasis in its Tracks

April 14, 2010 10:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College report in today’s online edition of the journal

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