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Constellation Software buys Vancouver-based SDS Software for undisclosed amount

January 25, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Constellation Software Inc. (TSX:CSU) has acquired Vancouver-based SDS Software, a provider of management software for school districts, local governments and utilities companies for an undisclosed amount.The Toronto-based company said Monday the agreement was completed through its subsidiary...

Asia/Pacific Region Lifts Sagging Satellite Set Top Box Market

January 25, 2010 3:55 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Thanks to remarkable shipment growth in Asia/Pacific and particularly India, the worldwide satellite set top box (STB) market chalked up growth in 2008.

My SolidWorks World Sessions - Day 3, 10:30am to 12:00pm

January 25, 2010 3:54 am | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

The Wednesday general session is always "Sneak Preview" day at SolidWorks World, and you'll get a chance to see some of the functionality being considered for SolidWorks 2011. We'll also be handing out the SWUGN Awards, the Model Mania winners will be announced, and there's always a...

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Science Bowl at Brookhaven Lab, January 30

January 25, 2010 3:54 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

One hundred and twenty five students representing 25 high schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition, a fast-paced question-and-answer tournament designed to test their knowledge in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, astronomy, earth science...

Earnings preview: Yahoo slump may have eased in 4Q

January 25, 2010 3:01 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Internet pioneer Yahoo Inc. is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results after the stock market closes Tuesday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: Having just completed her first year as Yahoo's chief executive, Carol Bartz is...

EMC expected to post flat revenue after declines

January 25, 2010 3:01 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

EMC Corp. is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results on Tuesday, Jan. 26 before the market opens. Below is a summary of key developments and analyst commentary related to the period.OVERVIEW: Crimped spending on technology has hurt EMC despite corporations' need for more data-storage...

HDMI Adoption Climbs, while DVI Slides into Retreat

January 25, 2010 2:56 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) adoption continues to gain ground across several segments. Meanwhile, the now legacy Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is gradually declining.

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Versatile Reports Second Quarter Results

January 24, 2010 11:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

All amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated.Versatile Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: VV)(AIM: VVS), announces its results for the second quarter of the 2010 fiscal year.Revenue for the three months ended December 31, 2009 was $11,259,292 generating a gross profit of $2,660,080 or...

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Link by Link: Hungry for New Content, Google Tries to Grow Its Own in Africa

January 24, 2010 10:56 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Search engines no longer lack the sophistication to find new information, the company says. It’s just that there is less new information to be found.

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Legal Sites Plan Revamps as Rivals Undercut Price

January 24, 2010 10:56 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Westlaw and LexisNexis are trying to beat back low-cost competitors with more relevant and faster search results for lawyers and researchers.

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Swedish Music Fans Start to Steer Clear of Pirates

January 24, 2010 10:56 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Industry executives credit a combination of incentives for music fans to switch, including tougher action on illegal file-sharing and the spread of legal services.

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Neuron connections seen in 3-D

January 24, 2010 10:55 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, in Germany, led by the Spanish physicist Rubén Fernández-Busnadiego, has managed to obtain 3-D images of the vesicles and filaments involved in communication...

Moving to a new site

January 24, 2010 8:54 pm | by An Engineering Mind | News | Comments

Take a second and check out the new An Engineering Mind. The new site gives me full access to make changes and post videos on the fly. It will also allow you RSS-inclined readers to get a full stream to follow now and into the future:http://feeds.feedburner.com/anengineeringmind/zAiQI'll...

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Bill Gates says innovation can leverage change

January 24, 2010 8:01 pm | by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The needs of the poor are greater than the money available to help them, but that's not enough to discourage Bill Gates in his work as co-chair of the world's largest charitable foundation.In his second annual letter, issued Monday, Gates says investment in science and technology can leverage...

LTE the Only Road to Wireless 4G in China

January 24, 2010 6:55 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Although competing 4G technologies will come to the fore in other countries, LTE will be the only route to 4G wireless service in China .

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