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Pirates rewrite script for Apple's China iPad launch

April 26, 2010 5:34 am | News | Comments

Just three weeks after the global launch, bootleg versions of Apple Inc's hot-selling iPad tablet PCs have begun showing up on the shelves of online and real-world shops in piracy-prone China. Apple recently delayed the iPad's international launch after huge demand in the United States caught the maker of trendy iPhones and MacBooks off guard.


Terremark prices offering of $50M in senior notes

April 26, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology services provider Terremark Worldwide Inc. said Monday it priced an offering of $50 million in senior secured notes due in 2017.Terremark said it will use the proceeds for working capital and other purposes, including supporting the growth of its business. It expects the...

Local Area Personal Income, 2008

April 26, 2010 5:22 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

The percent change from 2007 to 2008 in county personal income ranged from -48 percent in Slope County, North Dakota to 54 percent in Faulk County, South Dakota with growth slowing in more than two-thirds of the counties.


Coastal Insulation Corp. To Appear On Discovery Channel's -Construction Intervention-

April 26, 2010 5:22 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

The fiberglass division of Coastal Insulation Corp., one of the nation's largest independent insulation contractors, will appear on an upcoming episode of -Construction Intervention- on the Discovery Channel.

Updated All-in-One PC Forecast Mirrors Mini-Note Growth, with 13% CAGR from 2010-2015

April 26, 2010 5:21 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

All-in-one (AIO) PCs enjoyed a 57% Y/Y growth in sales from 2008 to 2009, led by Apple and its continued strong iMac sales.

Is there a micro-supercapacitor in your future?

April 26, 2010 5:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) A Berkeley Lab scientist was a key member of a team that developed a unique new technique for integrating high performance micro-sized supercapacitors into a variety of portable electronic devices through common microfabrication techniques....

Emerson Electric in $1.1B offer for Chloride

April 26, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emerson Electric Co. said Monday it has made a 723 million pounds ($1.1 billion) offer to acquire Chloride Group PLC, a British competitor in providing back-up power supply systems. Chloride rejected it as too low.Emerson, based in St. Louis, went public with its indicative offer of 275 pence...

Emerson Electric in $1.1B hostile bid for Chloride

April 26, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emerson Electric Co. said Monday it has made a hostile 723 million pounds ($1.1 billion) offer to acquire Chloride Group PLC, a British competitor in providing back-up power supply systems.Emerson, based in St. Louis, went public with an indicative offer of 275 pence per share for the entire...


Lafourche president: use library tax for new jail

April 25, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Parish President Charlotte Randolph says she plans to propose cutting about $1 million from the Lafourche Parish Library System's budget to pay for a new jail.Randolph told The Courier she will ask the Lafourche Parish Council in May to rededicate more than $1 million in library taxes to help...

Green Technology Innovation by College Engineering Students

April 25, 2010 11:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

With prizes totaling more than $100,000 in value, this year’s Climate Leadership Challenge is believed to be the most lucrative college or university competition of its kind in the country. The contest was open to all UW-Madison students. A device that would help provide electricity...


Coviden Initiates Voluntary Recall of Certain Shiley™ Tracheostomy Tubes

April 24, 2010 6:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Recall due to the product’s cuff not holding air as a result of leaks in the pilot balloon inflation assembly.


Correction: HTC Droid Incredible phone review

April 23, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a story April 21 reviewing the HTC Droid Incredible smart phone, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the touch screen on Google Inc.'s Nexus One smart phone does not respond to multiple finger gestures. The Nexus One did not originally come with this feature, but it was added as...

ePlus names Mark Marron chief operating officer

April 23, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ePlus Inc., a provider of information technology services, has appointed Mark Marron as its chief operating officer, a newly created position, and president of its ePlus Technology unit.Marron has served as senior vice president of sales for ePlus Technology since 2005. He previously served as...


DC-DC Converter Series Adds Output Voltages for Avionics, Military

April 23, 2010 11:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

VPT, Inc. added several modules to the DVFL, DVTR, and DVHF Series DC-DC power converter product lines. The new output voltages on these modules address the reliability requirements and varying output voltage needs of the newest avionics and military electronics.The new modules include


Pegasystems shares down after weak 1st-qtr results

April 23, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Pegasystems Inc. sank Friday, a day after the business software maker reported first-quarter results below analyst expectations because of higher operating expenses and currency fluctuations.Pegasystems' quarterly net income plunged 55 percent to $3.9 million, or 10 cents per share,...


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