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Sony shaves losses as it gears up for 3-D push

May 10, 2010 10:30 pm | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. reports earnings for the fiscal year ended March 31 on Thursday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: Sony's restructuring and cost cuts are paying off, with the company...

Bats' echolocation recorded for human exploit

May 10, 2010 9:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Institute of Physics) A team of British researchers has worked with six adult Egyptian fruit bats from Tropical World in Leeds to record and recreate their calls.

List of highest-paid CEOs for 2009

May 10, 2010 8:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2009 at Standard & Poor's 500 companies based on calculations by The Associated Press. The analysis includes companies that filed proxy statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission between Jan. 1 and April 30. The total pay figures are rounded. They are based...

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List of lowest-paid CEOs for 2009

May 10, 2010 8:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The 10 lowest-paid CEOs for 2009 at Standard & Poor's 500 companies based on calculations by The Associated Press. The analysis includes companies that filed proxy statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission between Jan. 1 and April 30. The total pay figures are rounded and are based on...

Denish raises $295,000 for campaign in past month

May 10, 2010 5:30 pm | by BARRY MASSEY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Former state Republican Party chairman Allen Weh continues to pump his own money into the race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, according to the latest campaign finance reports.Weh raised $341,000 during the past month, including a personal loan of $250,000. It brought to $1 million the...

Canadian earnings declared Monday: IGM Financial, Softchoice, TVA, Worldcolor

May 10, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earning declared Monday as of 4 p.m. ET:Ensign Energy Services Inc. (TSX:ESI): Three months ended March 31, 2010, $40,030, $0.26 a share; 2009, $72,686,000, $0.47 a share. Revenue: 2010, $352,839,000; 2009, $400,420,000.IGM Financial Inc. (TSX:IGM): Three months ended March 31, 2010,...

Former provost Nesheim co-authors book on pet food

May 10, 2010 2:23 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Cornell Provost Emeritus Malden Nesheim, longtime director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences, has co-authored a book: 'Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat.'

Broadridge 3Q net earnings down 39 percent

May 10, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Technology outsourcing company Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. said Monday fiscal third-quarter net income fell 39 percent as expenses and a loss from discontinued operations outweighed higher revenue.The Lake Success, N.Y., company reported net income of $24.9 million, or 18 cents per...

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Research Shows Chemicals from Seaweed Can Kill Coral on Contact

May 10, 2010 1:23 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Field studies have shown for the first time that several common species of seaweeds in both the Pacific and Caribbean Oceans can kill corals upon contact using chemical means.

S & P upgrades Broadridge ratings

May 10, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Monday it raised its ratings on Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., concluding that the company's financial performance improved and management reduced financial risks.The Lake Success, N.Y.-based technology outsourcing company now carries an S&P...

Untangling the quantum entanglement behind photosynthesis

May 10, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Berkeley reserchers have carried out the first study in which the quantum phenomenon known as "entanglement" has been observed and characterized in a real biological system. Quantum entanglement is thought to be a critical factor behind the...

Team of K-State Researchers Image Ester Modification of Microscopic Single Starch Granules, A Scientific First

May 10, 2010 12:22 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Kansas State University researchers and collaborators applied microscopic chemical imaging to single modified starch granules at Brookhaven Lab's NSLS.

Earnings Preview: Cisco expects continued recovery

May 10, 2010 10:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment, reports its fiscal third-quarter results after the stock market closes Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Last quarter, Cisco posted its first year-over-year sales increase since January 2009, as the improving economy...

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Merge Healthcare names Jeff Surges to board

May 10, 2010 10:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical software maker Merge Healthcare Inc. said Monday it appointed Jeff Surges to its board of directors.Surges is the president of U.S. sales for Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions Inc., a company that compiles and maintains electronic health records. He is a former president and CEO of...

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Yahoo's 1Q lobbying expenses rise 15 pct to $530K

May 10, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo Inc. ramped up its lobbying efforts to start the year as the Internet company discussed its new partnership with Microsoft Corp. and a wide range of other issues with federal lawmakers and regulars.The $530,000 that Yahoo spent on lobbying during the first quarter represented a 15 percent...

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