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Auburn University Honors Robert Crabtree for Contributions to Chemistry

April 22, 2010 9:21 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Chemistry professor Robert Crabtree has won the 2010 Kosolapoff Award, presented by Auburn University to outstanding chemists and biochemists for landmark contributions in these fields.

Amdocs posts lower fiscal 2nd-quarter profit

April 22, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amdocs Ltd., which makes telecommunications software, said Thursday that its fiscal second-quarter profit fell on acquisition costs and other one-time items.The company said it earned $68.6 million, or 33 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 31. In the same quarter a year ago, the...

CenturyTel Gambles on Qwest

April 22, 2010 4:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

CenturyTel agreed to buy Qwest Communications for $10.6 billion in stock, marking one of the biggest telecom deals in years.


Hart Stores reports $757,000 Q4 profit as sales slip from year ago

April 22, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hart Stores Inc. (HIS:TSX) said Thursday it earned $757,000 in its latest quarter compared with a loss in the same period a year earlier.The department store company said the profit amounted to six cents per share for the quarter ended Jan 30 compared with a loss of eight cents per share a year...

Tesla executives tour Panasonic battery plant

April 22, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An official at a Panasonic Energy Co. plant in Japan on Thursday presented a top Tesla Motors executive with the first lithium-ion battery cells made at the new factory.Tesla Chief Technology Officer JB Straubel and other executives from the San Carlos, California, electric car company visited...

Western Digital 3Q profits up eight-fold

April 22, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hard disk drive maker Western Digital Corp. said its third-quarter net profit grew eight-fold as its revenue increased by 66 percent amid strong demand.CEO John Coyne said in a statement that demand was stronger than expected in the third quarter, adding "2010 will continue to be a strong year...

Amazon’s Profit Rose 68% in Quarter

April 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Earnings and revenue both topped expectations, but shares fell in after-hours trading.

Microsoft’s Income Rose 35% in Quarter

April 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Company executives pointed to Windows as the main driver of revenue along with search, gaming and online software products.


Amazon Profit Jumps

April 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Online retailer's first quarter profit jumped 69% on a 46% increase in revenue due to strong gains in electronics and general merchandise sales.

Microfluidic integrated circuit could help enable home diagnostic tests

April 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan) As a way to simplify lab-on-a-chip devices that could offer quicker, cheaper and more portable medical tests, University of Michigan researchers have created microfluidic integrated circuits.


Microsoft 3Q net income up 35 percent

April 22, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft says its net income in the most recent quarter rose 35 percent, helped by strong sales of Windows 7.Microsoft Corp. is the latest company to benefit from what seems to be a rebound in business spending on technology after the economic downturn.Microsoft Corp. makes most of its money...

LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillator by Physio-Control Inc.

April 22, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Class I Recall issued because of the potential for the device to expectedly power off and/or power on.


Custom DC-DC Converters Power LEDs in High-rel Apps

April 22, 2010 11:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

BEAR Power Supplies announces custom power converters for battery-powered LED lighting applications where high reliability is critical. The company's high-efficiency, constant-current DC/DC converters power LEDs from


Parlay Entertainment Announces Results for Q4 and Fiscal 2009

April 22, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —All amounts in Canadian DollarsParlay Entertainment Inc. (TSX VENTURE: PEI), the world's leading supplier of Internet and TV bingo software solutions, today announced its results for the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2009."2009 was a transitional...

Canadian earnings declared Thursday: Brick Brewing, Celestica, Palliser, West 49

April 22, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earning declared Thursday as of 3 p.m. ET:Brick Brewing Co. Ltd. (TSX:BRB): Year end Jan. 31, 2010, net income $1,366,000, net income $0.05 a share; 2009, net loss $7,392,000, net loss $0.31 a share. Revenue: 2010, $29,916,000; 2009, $29,906,000.Celestica Inc. (TSX:CLS): Three months...


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