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SAP's 2nd-quarter profit up 15 percent

July 26, 2010 11:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software maker SAP AG is reporting a 15 percent year-on-year rise in net profit thanks to growth in the United States and emerging markets.SAP said in a preliminary earnings statement Tuesday that it earned euro491 million ($636 million) in the April-June period — up from euro426...

Foxconn shuts Indian plant after workers get sick

July 26, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Foxconn Technology Group temporarily shut down a plant in India on Monday after some 250 workers became sick, possibly from a pesticide sprayed at the facility.The Chennai, India, plant could end up suspending operations for about a week to address whatever caused the sickness, the company said...

SuccessFactors widens 2Q loss as expenses rise

July 26, 2010 5:05 pm | News | Comments

Business software maker SuccessFactors Inc. said Monday its loss in the second quarter widened, hurt by stock options expenses and higher operating expenses.For April through June, the company said its net loss was $4.5 million, or 6 cents per share. In the same period a year earlier,...


Exemption Will Allow ‘Jailbreaking’ of iPhones

July 26, 2010 2:25 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Owners of iPhones will be able to run applications that have not been approved by Apple.

In Disclosing Secret Documents, WikiLeaks Seeks ‘Transparency’

July 26, 2010 2:24 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

An online organization wants to combat “unethical behavior” by governments and corporations, but critics say it endangers the privacy of others for the sake of self-promotion.

CMOS AM FM LNA integrates adjustable control for car antenna

July 26, 2010 12:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim's new LNA, the MAX2180, integrates an AGC circuit to optimize car antenna reception while reducing solution size and cost.

Cranking of Combustion Engines by using WIMA SuperCaps

July 26, 2010 11:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

SuperCaps are maintenance-free and do not degrade with time like lead-acid batteries. Life-time expectation of >10 years and up to 1,000,000 discharge/charge cycles can be reached. Using SuperCap modules the reliability of system operation will significantly increase.

GE Expands Relationship With Smart Grid Company SynapSense

July 26, 2010 11:44 am | News | Comments

SynapSense Corporation, whose technology improves energy efficiency and cuts power and cooling costs in data centers, announced today that it is deepening its relationship with GE by securing an investment and commercial partnership as part of a focus on digital energy services, the Smart Grid and ecomagination.


Intervox introduces low profile speaker for warning applications

July 26, 2010 11:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intervox, a division of International Components Corporation (ICC), has introduced a low profile speaker, Model S150RMSS-50-HT3, capable of delivering multiple tones, as well as, voice alert messages.


Citigroup says iPhone banking app stored data

July 26, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Citigroup Inc. said Monday that its iPhone banking program has been saving customer account information in hidden files on users' smart phones and computers."We have no reason to believe that our customers' personal information has been accessed or used inappropriately by anyone," said...

First step toward electronic DNA sequencing: Translocation through graphene nanopores

July 26, 2010 10:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania) Penn researchers have developed a new, carbon-based nanoscale platform to electrically detect single DNA molecules. Using electric fields, the tiny DNA strands are pushed through nanoscale-sized thin pores in a graphene nanopore platform that ultimately may be...

What You Need to Know About Health Care Reform; New Rules For

July 26, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Banks and Credit Card Companies: What This Means For You; How to Know If You're in Financial TroubleBy Brianna Keilarxfdhe YOUR-BOTTOM-LINE-01


Soft-pad Silicones Tout High Thermal Conductivity, Desirable Insulation Properties

July 26, 2010 8:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America’s TC-CA Series soft-pad silicones are comprised of advanced polymer and thermally conductive filler composite material technologies. The company asserts the low-hardness silicone “soft pad” series of products have


Ravi Bellamkonda Named Associate Vice President for Research

July 26, 2010 8:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Ravi Bellamkonda, a professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named an associate vice president within the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR). The three-year appointment, which begins on August 1, enables Bellamkonda to...


EU starts IBM antitrust probes

July 26, 2010 8:05 am | by ROBERT WIELAARD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The European Union opened two antitrust investigations against IBM Corp. Monday, accusing the American technology giant of abusing its dominant position in the mainframe computer market.One investigation stems from complaints by emulator software vendors T3 and Turbo Hercules, which accuse IBM...


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