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Automatic Data posts flat 3Q profit

April 27, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Automatic Data Processing Inc., the world's biggest payroll processor, reported flat earnings for its fiscal third quarter on Tuesday, as sales inched higher along with expenses.But there were signs the employment picture is improving as the economy starts to recover."We are beginning to see...

SolarWinds sinks as 1Q license revenue disappoints

April 27, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of business software maker SolarWinds Inc. fell Tuesday after the company's first-quarter licensing revenue missed expectations.The stock slid $3.33, or 13.9 percent, to $20.60 in afternoon trading. Shares have traded between $12.70 and $24.95 over the past year.In a note to investors...

72 new members chosen by Academy

April 27, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(National Academy of Sciences) The National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 14 countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.


Plurality Ltd. Opens US Subsidiary in Silicon Valley

April 27, 2010 9:18 am | News | Comments

Plurality Ltd. announced the opening of Plurality USA. Plurality's US subsidiary will be headed by Jeffrey Miller, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, and Jack Koplik, Vice President of Sales. Mr. Miller came from MIPS Technologies prior to Joining Plurality USA, where he was director of sales for MIPS' RISC processor intellectual property products.


Eurotech Demos Latest Microsoft Windows Embedded Technology at ESC Silicon Valley

April 27, 2010 9:13 am | News | Comments

Eurotech will demonstrate the Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system on the Catalyst FX development system at the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA.


Kontron to showcase embedded computing platforms at ESC

April 27, 2010 9:06 am | News | Comments

Kontron will exhibit its latest products including its new Intel Core i7 processor-based platforms including AdvancedMC, CompactPCI, COM Express and VPX at the upcoming Embedded Systems Conference in Silicon Valley.


Micriµm at the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley

April 27, 2010 8:57 am | News | Comments

Of the many Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) events held around the world each year, the Silicon Valley show is undoubtedly one of the most popular. ESC Silicon Valley never fails to offer its attendees an extensive selection of expertly instructed classes, and the show's exhibit hall is always packed with innovative solutions from the embedded industry's biggest names.

LynuxWorks Executive to Present at Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley

April 27, 2010 8:50 am | News | Comments

Arun Subbarao, vice president of engineering at LynuxWorks, Inc., a world leader in the embedded software market, will present two sessions on the latest software technology for optimizing multi-core performance, system size, weight and power (SWaP) for embedded systems on April 29.


VIA Unveils Nano E-Series at ESC 2010

April 27, 2010 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

VIA Technologies, Inc. announced the VIA Nano E-Series processor, bringing native 64-bit software support, virtualization capabilities and extended longevity support to embedded markets.


Digi Launches Major M2M Initiative with Easy, Out-of-the-Box Cloud Connectivity for Embedded Development

April 27, 2010 8:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

iDigi provides industry leading cloud platform for wireless M2M

IBM boosts dividend 18 pct, extends share buyback

April 27, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM Corp. is increasing its dividend payout by 18 percent and buying back more of its stock — two moves designed to boost the company's share price.The technology company said Tuesday at its annual shareholders meeting, held this year in Milwaukee, that it is raising the quarterly dividend...

Should Apple Cede its “Gatekeeper” Role?

April 27, 2010 7:23 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Yesterday, Wired posted an inflammatory article calling for transparency in Apple’s App store. A reasonable request, but the piece goes further, arguing that Apple is muzzling free speech—or in the author’s hyperbolic language, Apple could “take control of the press.”


New electrolytic cells to play a role in tomorrow's local energy supply

April 27, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) Lower CO2 emissions demand more renewable energy in the energy system. This calls for new solutions that take account of the considerable variations in the amount of wind energy, hydropower, solar...


Vocalist Ginger Costa-Jackson to Perform at Brookhaven Lab, May 19

April 27, 2010 6:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Mezzo-soprano prodigy Ginger Costa-Jackson, a 23-year-old graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, and winner of numerous international awards, will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, May 19, at noon in Berkner Hall.

Dynamically Reconfigurable Logic IP Exhibits up to 2x Speed Improvement

April 27, 2010 4:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Akya launched its ART2.1, the next generation of its dynamically reconfigurable logic (DRL) IP with several major innovations. According to the company, ART2.1 can run up to twice as fast as its predecessor and will work



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