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Samsung Electronics tries to quell cancer concerns

April 15, 2010 3:30 am | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics said Thursday workers at its semiconductor factories face no heightened cancer risk as the world's top maker of memory chips tried to quell health fears following employee illnesses and deaths.South Korea's biggest company is trying to reassure the public after a January...

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GE and India's Triveni to make steam turbines

April 15, 2010 2:30 am | by ERIKA KINETZ - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

General Electric Co. announced a venture Thursday with an Indian partner to manufacture steam turbines for India's energy-hungry economy and for export, expanding its presence in the country as a market and global production base.Warming political ties between the United States and Asia's...

Company: Chinese cyberattack targets Australia

April 14, 2010 11:30 pm | by ROHAN SULLIVAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A company in Australia came under a cyberattack from China that was intense enough to slow traffic on part of the country's second-largest broadband network, company officials said Thursday.Among companies affected were Australian Associated Press, the national news agency, and the Australian...

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FCC Chairman Criticized Over Broadband Plans

April 14, 2010 8:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Genachowski said his agency has the authority to push ahead with its plans to expand broadband Internet access, as senators from both parties criticized his recently released National Broadband Plan.

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.

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.

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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...

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...

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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"...

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