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Problems Mar First Day of Sales for iPhone 4

June 15, 2010 8:26 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Buyers were greeted with error messages on the Web sites of Apple and AT&T, where many reported difficulty retrieving their customer data.

Videogames in 3-D

June 15, 2010 8:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Nintendo became the first game-console maker to introduce a dedicated device for 3-D gaming with its 3DS debut Tuesday. Sony will offer game titles in 3-D versions.

Nintendo woos gamers with classics, 3-D

June 15, 2010 8:05 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

You won't need special glasses to play games in 3-D on Nintendo's newest handheld device, but don't expect the technology to hit big-screen TVs anytime soon.The 3DS, as the Japanese video game maker's upcoming gadget is called, uses a technology that's specially suited to a handheld device....

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Tech company's contracts with Hawaii to be audited

June 15, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hawaii's auditor is looking into an information technology company that received millions of dollars in state contracts related to its computerized tax system and a disease surveillance system.The Legislature called for the audit of Montreal-based CGI Group Inc. to investigate the $25 million...

Seeing no downside, Paramount sticks with Redbox

June 15, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Viacom Inc.'s Paramount movie studio has again agreed to extend a deal to supply movie discs to Redbox's rental kiosks on the same day as they are released for sale, the companies said Tuesday.Allowing same-day rentals "had minimal impact on our DVD sales," said Paramount Home Entertainment's...

Ciber acquires Danish consulting co. Segmenta

June 15, 2010 4:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Technology consultant Ciber Inc. said Tuesday that it will acquire the assets of Denmark-based technology consulting company Segmenta A/S. Terms were not disclosed.The acquisition helps Ciber fulfill its ambition of being a leading provider of systems, applications...

Struggle to Handle iPhone Orders

June 15, 2010 2:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Many customers were unable to preorder the new iPhone 4 via AT&T or Apple's websites, a development that marred the first day people could sign up to buy the new phone.

CCNY leads study to identify top NJ tidal power generation sites

June 15, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(City College of New York) With a coastline stretching from New York Harbor to Cape May, NJ, stands to benefit from a new study designed to pinpoint the top 20 sites for hydrokinetic energy, a renewable resource produced by the movement of tides, waves and currents in oceans and other...

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Best Buy shoppers spend less than expected for qtr

June 15, 2010 1:05 pm | by MAE ANDERSON - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Best Buy shoppers spent less than expected this spring, contributing to a rocky first quarter for the chain and disappointing Wall Street, but executives said the weak results don't mean Americans have less of an appetite for electronics.The company's profit edged up 1 percent but fell far...

RightNow names new deputy information officer

June 15, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RightNow Technologies Inc., a company that provides customer relationship management software and services, said Tuesday it has named a new deputy chief information officer.The company said Pete Stoneberg will be the day-to-day leader of the unit that markets products for government...

Triple-speed 10GBASE-T Server Adapter Targets Virtualized Data Centers

June 15, 2010 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Solarflare Communications announced today its Solarstorm SFN5121T dual-port 10GBASE-T server adapter. Said to be less than half the power of competitive offerings (less than 6.5 W/ port in 100-m mode and 5.5 W/port in data center mode the SFN5121T is asserted to be the industry’s lowest-power 10GBASE-T network interface card (NIC). Designed to

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Visit Us on iPhone/iPod touch Devices

June 15, 2010 11:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

We have enhanced our website for iPhone and iPod touch users. You now can visit us at www.tycoelectronics.com from your iPhone/iPod touch devices. You can search/browse our products on these devices with a new optimized look. Below are some screenshots of our site on an iPhone device.

Accenture to run program for tax preparers for IRS

June 15, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Management consulting and outsourcing company Accenture PLC said Tuesday it has been awarded a contract to design and operate the return preparer registration program for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.The contract includes a one-year base ordering period and potentially four one-year...

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Dell teams up with OnLive for gaming service

June 15, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dell Inc. said Tuesday that it's working closely with OnLive Inc., a pioneer of on-demand instant play video games, to power its game service, which launches Thursday.Dell Data Solutions has been helping OnLive for several years to custom-design servers tailored for the OnLive platform,...

Texas Tech, U of Utah win Sandia microdevice competition

June 15, 2010 9:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) The world's smallest chess board -- about the diameter of four human hairs -- and a pea-sized microbarbershop were winners in this year's design contest for, respectively, novel and educational microelectromechanical systems, held at Sandia National...

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