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Saudi Kingdom Holding swings to Q4 $41.5M profit

January 20, 2010 6:01 am | by TAREK EL-TABLAWY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The investment company headed by the Saudi prince who is one of Citigroup's biggest stakeholders said Wednesday it swung to an almost $41.5 million net profit in the fourth quarter of 2009, up from a net loss of $8.27 billion in the corresponding period the prior year.Saudi Arabia-based Kingdom...

Enters Procure-to-Pay Market With New Accounts Payable Solution

January 20, 2010 6:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ADP (http://www.adp.com/) @, a leading provider of outsourced HR (http://www.adp.com/solutions/employer-services/human-resources. spx ) , payroll, and benefits administration services, today announced it has completed its acquisition of DO2 Technologies Inc., of Calgary, Alberta, a leading...

Touchless, Holographic HMIs Prevent Disease Transfer

January 20, 2010 5:59 am | by R. Douglas McPheters, HoloTouch Inc., www.holotouch.com | Articles | Comments

The New York State Health Department’s June 30, 2009 Hospital-Acquired Infections Report has drawn serious attention of healthcare professionals and the public to the daunting challenges faced in eliminating contamination and disease transmission rampant in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

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Design Talk: February 2010

January 20, 2010 5:57 am | Articles | Comments

The New York State Health Department’s June 30, 2009 Hospital-Acquired Infections Report has drawn serious attention of healthcare professionals and the public to the daunting challenges faced in eliminating contamination and disease transmission rampant in hospitals and other healthcare facilities...

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Don't Bother Me...or Else.

January 20, 2010 5:54 am | by An Engineering Mind | News | Comments

Yes, you're welcome to ask me whatever you like, but keep in mind that I will hate you. Forever. There's a reason I'm wearing headphones...I'm pretending that you don't exist. I tried adding a little bonus footage at the end, let me know what you think of this style change.

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Raleigh Hosts Regional Grand Challenge Summit

January 20, 2010 5:53 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

At first blush, engineering better medicines, nuclear security and safeguards, and developing fusion energy might not seem to have that much in common. While these indeed are three of the 14 main challenges

Peter Daum Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab's Environmental Sciences Department

January 20, 2010 5:53 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Peter Daum has been named chair of the Environmental Sciences Department at Brookhaven Lab, effective January 1. A senior scientist at Brookhaven, Daum has been acting chair of the department for the past two years.

Amazon offers new royalty program for Kindle books

January 20, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will begin offering authors and publishers a bigger cut of book sales on its Kindle e-reader — but with strings attached aimed at keeping prices that consumers pay down.The Seattle company said that starting in June, it will offer royalties on book sales of 70...

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Independent Security Tests Highlight Symantec's Best of Breed Protection Capabilities Against a Growing Onslaught of Malware in a Rapidly Changing Threat Landscape

January 20, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that its industry-leading security products received top reviews from two respected independent testing bodies, AV-Comparatives (http://www.av-comparatives.org/) and AV-Test.org (http://www.av-test.org/) . Symantec was awarded Best Anti-Virus Product...

Concentrating Sunshine for Improved Solar Power

January 20, 2010 3:58 am | Videos | Comments

CPV Concentrated Photovoltaic is a promising technology. Many companies and research groups are working on cost containment offering a lower per watt energy alternative.

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Sony delays release of motion controller

January 20, 2010 2:01 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said Wednesday it has pushed back the release of its highly anticipated motion controller for the PlayStation 3 game console to the fall.The device will be available in North America, Europe, Japan and other Asian countries. Sony did not say how much the controller will cost.The...

China's Baidu sues US company over hacking

January 20, 2010 1:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China's most popular search engine, Baidu Inc., is accusing its U.S.-based domain name registry of negligence in a lawsuit over a hacking attack that temporarily blocked access to the site last week.Baidu said Wednesday it has filed suit against Register.com Inc. in a New York court, seeking...

Sony delays release of motion controller to fall

January 20, 2010 12:01 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said Wednesday it has pushed back the release of its highly anticipated motion controller for the PlayStation 3 game console to the fall.The device will be available in North America, Europe, Japan and other Asian countries. Sony did not say how much the controller will cost.The...

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LG Display records Q4 profit as sales jump

January 19, 2010 11:01 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LG Display Co. returned to profit in the fourth quarter of 2009 as higher prices helped boost sales after a U.S. price-fixing fine dragged it into the red a year earlier.LG Display, the world's second-largest manufacturer of liquid crystal displays used in flat screen televisions and other...

/ CORRECTION - Fonality Names Dean Mansfield as CEO

January 19, 2010 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In the news release, "Fonality Names Dean Mansfield as CEO," issued earlier today by Fonality, we are advised by the company that the second sentence of the second paragraph should read "He held numerous positions at NetSuite from 2004 to 2009, including president of worldwide sales and...

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