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Solera Holdings boosts 4Q profit by 51 pct

August 27, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Solera Holdings Inc. said its profit soared 51 percent in its fourth fiscal quarter on higher revenues and lower restructuring charges.Tony Aquila, Solera's founder, chairman and CEO, called it a "respectable finish" to the fiscal year."Because we continue to take measures to deal with volatile...

Intelligent Automation Increases Energy Efficiency

August 27, 2010 4:40 am | Videos | Comments

Siemens Industry Sector is showcasing the latest energy-efficient technologies for energy management at the SPS/IPC/Drives exhibition in Nuremberg.


Innovnano announces the construction of a new nanomaterials plant

August 27, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Innovnano presented a project for the construction of a new plant for the synthesis of nanomaterials.


Australian police, Facebook crack child porn ring

August 27, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An international child pornography ring that operated on Facebook has been brought down with the social networking site's support, Australian police said Friday....

GnuBIO acquires exclusive world wide rights to novel microfluidics and emulsion methodologies for DNA sequencing

August 26, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

GnuBIO, a pioneer in scalable, solution-based, low cost DNA sequencing announced today that it has obtained an exclusive worldwide license for the use of microfluidics and emulsion based methodologies for nucleic acid analysis.


Nanophase Technologies and Altana AG enter into new supply agreement

August 26, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

ROMEOVILLE, Ill., Nanophase Technologies Corporation, a technology leader in nanomaterials and advanced nanoengineered products, announced today that Nanophase and its partner, the German specialty chemical company Altana AG (through its subsidiary BYK Chemie GmbH) have entered into a new...


Nanocomp Technologies awarded phase II critical SBIR contract by United States air force

August 26, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Program Works to Scale Up Production, Optimize Properties of Large-Format Carbon Nanotube Sheets for Future Use in Manned and Unmanned Aircraft


Magma shrinks 1Q loss

August 26, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Magma Design Automation Inc., which makes chip design software, said on Thursday that its fiscal first quarter net loss shrank to $3.3 million, and its adjusted profit beat Wall Street expectations.The company's loss for the quarter that ended Aug. 1 worked out to 6 cents per share. During the...


Preschoolers use statistics to understand others

August 26, 2010 3:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Research published by a cognitive psychologist finds that children as young as preschoolers use intuitive statistical abilities to learn about people's inner lives, in this case, people's preferences.

Supply Chain Professionals Seeking Even Greater Product Visibility

August 26, 2010 2:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Dynamic supply chain optimization capabilities and near real-time visibility to detailed supply chain events are key requirements to thriving within the complex and shifting international transportation and global trade environment, according to the Aberdeen


How much smoking is safe? The answer appears to be none

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

Occasional smoking, and even second-hand smoke, create biological changes that may increase the risks of lung disease and cancer, according to a new study Cornell scientists in Ithaca and at Weill Cornell.


HP blasts back with new bid for 3Par, besting Dell

August 26, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. has again raised its bid for 3Par Inc. above an offer from rival Dell Inc., suggesting that the little-known data-storage maker could be worth more with one of the PC companies' marketing muscle behind it....

Novell 3Q misses expectations as revenue dips

August 26, 2010 2:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Networking software maker Novell Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter net income fell as revenue dropped amid customer uncertainty over the company's possible sale.Net income in the three months to July 31 fell to $15.7 million, or 4 cents per share, from $16.7 million, or 5 cents per...


Cisco says it will buy ExtendMedia

August 26, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. said Thursday it plans to buy privately held ExtendMedia Corp., which makes software to help companies manage and earn money from video delivered to computers, televisions and mobile devices.Financial terms were not disclosed.Cisco, best known for networking routers and...

Some key dates related to 3Par and its suitors

August 26, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Some key dates related to 3Par Inc. and its suitors:May 1999: 3Par is founded.Nov. 16, 2007: 3Par goes public. Shares close at $16.64, above the initial offering price of $14 per share.May 4, 2010: 3Par reports a net loss of $3.2 million on revenue of $194.2 million for the most recent fiscal year,...


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