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Yahoo buys sports information firm Citizen Sports

March 17, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo Inc. said Wednesday that it's buying Citizen Sports Inc., a provider of sports news and information to social networking sites and cell phones.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Yahoo said its sports content will be integrated into Citizen Sports' services. The acquisition strengthens...

France T & #233;l & #233;com Trial Weighed

March 17, 2010 12:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A French court has launched an investigation into whether France Télécom should face trial over the suicide of one of its workers, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Pegasystems Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

March 17, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.03 per share, maintaining the company's current dividend program, payable on April 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2010.About Pegasystems Pegasystems, the leader in Business Process Management software...

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L-1 Identity Solutions nets $6.5M Conn. contract

March 17, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

L-1 Identity Solutions said Wednesday that it has landed a contract worth $6.5 million with the Connecticut Department of Social Services.The company will provide a new security system intended to cut down on fraud through the use of automated biometric identification. That includes electronic...

Modified home video game shows promise for improving hand function in teens with cerebral palsy

March 17, 2010 11:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rutgers University) Rutgers engineers have modified a popular home video game system to help teenagers with cerebral palsy improve their hand functions. In a pilot trial conducted by the Indiana University School of Medicine, the system improved the teens' abilities to perform a range of...

New high-reliability contact system facilitates automated assembly

March 17, 2010 9:43 am | by Dave Humphreys, Product Manager, Harwin Inc | Articles | Comments

There are many applications whose operating environments demand the use of an interconnect system with a high-reliability contact. If equipment is to be used where high shock and vibration or extremes of temperature are experienced, connectors based on a standard contact will not be reliable or rugged enough to guarantee signal integrity.

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Diebold names Pavithran as development group head

March 17, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Diebold Inc., a maker of ATMs and security systems, said Wednesday that Kumar Pavithran will lead its integrated services, global software development and global professional services teams.Pavithran is Diebold's vice president of integrated services and software development. His team will...

Zanett granted extension from Nasdaq listing rules

March 17, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology consulting company Zanett Inc. on Wednesday said it was granted another 180-day extension from the Nasdaq to regain listing compliance.The Nasdaq requires listed stocks to maintain a price above $1 per share. Failure to do so can result in delisting. So far this year,...

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Manpower passes regulatory hurdle in Comsys deal

March 17, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Staffing agency Manpower Inc. said Wednesday that a legally required waiting period on its proposed $375.8 million takeover of Comsys IT Partners Inc. passed a regulatory hurdle and is on track to be completed.A subsidiary of Manpower previously commenced an exchange offer for shares of Comsys...

Sprint to Unveil First WiMax Phone

March 17, 2010 9:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel is expected to unveil the first phone compatible with its WiMax high-speed network at a wireless conference next week. The phone, made by HTC, is dubbed the Supersonic.

Tomas moving away from Fiji Islands after causing damages

March 17, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Cyclone Tomas hit the north and east areas of Fiji as a Category 4 cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson Scale, and has now moved south of them. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite captured an image of the heavy rains that were falling in Tomas...

Nexus One to Compete With iPhone

March 17, 2010 8:33 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Google has started selling a version of its Nexus One phone that runs on AT&T's 3G network, putting it in direct competition with Apple's iPhone.

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, January 2010

March 17, 2010 8:32 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total January exports of $142.7 billion and imports of $180.0 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $37.3 billion, down from $39.9 billion in December,...

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Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC Introduces Hybrid Drying/Firing Furnace for Laboratory-Scale Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) Processing

March 17, 2010 8:32 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC, today introduced HSH3003-0406 dual function drying/firing belt furnace to its family of photovoltaic processing furnaces.

Worldwide Solar Photovoltaic Market Reaches Record High of 6.43 Gigawatt in 2009

March 17, 2010 8:32 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

Worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) installations reached a record high of 6.43 gigawatt (GW) in 2009—a 6% Y/Y growth, according to the latest Marketbuzz® 2010 Report from Solarbuzz®, an international solar energy market research and consulting company

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