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Programmers Are Indicted in Madoff Case

March 17, 2010 5:25 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Two men were accused of developing the computer programs used in the fraudulent investment-advisory business.


Army Sees Document Web Site as a Potential Threat

March 17, 2010 5:24 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments, a tiny online source of information that governments and corporations would prefer to keep secret, published an Army report about itself.


States Press E-Tailers to Collect Tax

March 17, 2010 5:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The economic slump is helping to rekindle a debate on whether e-tailers should have to collect sales tax, a question that has long pitted the new economy against the old.


Cleviprex (clevidipine butyrate): Recall

March 17, 2010 3:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

The recall of 12/2009 has been expanded to include four additional lots. Presence of particulate matter which could potentially reduce blood flow in capillaries, cause mechanical damage to some tissues, or initiate acute or chronic inflammatory reactions.


IHS buys auto forecaster CSM Worldwide for $27M

March 17, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IHS Inc., a provider of energy and security information to governments and large companies, said Wednesday it is acquiring automotive forecasting company CSM Worldwide for about $27 million.CSM Worldwide provides vehicle production and sales forecasts and other research to car makers, suppliers...

Carpe Diem: Install Insulated Roman Shades

March 17, 2010 1:22 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

As I mentioned in yesterday's blog, I had insulated window quilts installed on most of my home's windows. I should have bought window quilts for all of our windows, but I refrained from doing so on two downstairs windows to save money (which, in the long run, I didn't). There were window...


Clemex Q3 profit increases to $10,886 from $7,262 despite revenue slide

March 17, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Clemex Technologies Inc. (TSXV:CXG.A), an image analysis solutions provider, booked third-quarter income for fiscal 2010 of $10,886 compared with $7,262 in the comparable year-earlier period.Both earnings equalled less than a penny a share while revenues for the three months ended Jan. 31...


Yahoo buys sports information firm Citizen Sports

March 17, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo Inc. said Wednesday that it's buying Citizen Sports Inc., a provider of sports news and information to social networking sites and cell phones.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Yahoo said its sports content will be integrated into Citizen Sports' services. The acquisition strengthens...


France T & #233;l & #233;com Trial Weighed

March 17, 2010 12:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A French court has launched an investigation into whether France Télécom should face trial over the suicide of one of its workers, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Pegasystems Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

March 17, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.03 per share, maintaining the company's current dividend program, payable on April 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of April 1, 2010.About Pegasystems Pegasystems, the leader in Business Process Management software...

L-1 Identity Solutions nets $6.5M Conn. contract

March 17, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

L-1 Identity Solutions said Wednesday that it has landed a contract worth $6.5 million with the Connecticut Department of Social Services.The company will provide a new security system intended to cut down on fraud through the use of automated biometric identification. That includes electronic...

Modified home video game shows promise for improving hand function in teens with cerebral palsy

March 17, 2010 11:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rutgers University) Rutgers engineers have modified a popular home video game system to help teenagers with cerebral palsy improve their hand functions. In a pilot trial conducted by the Indiana University School of Medicine, the system improved the teens' abilities to perform a range of...

New high-reliability contact system facilitates automated assembly

March 17, 2010 9:43 am | by Dave Humphreys, Product Manager, Harwin Inc | Articles | Comments

There are many applications whose operating environments demand the use of an interconnect system with a high-reliability contact. If equipment is to be used where high shock and vibration or extremes of temperature are experienced, connectors based on a standard contact will not be reliable or rugged enough to guarantee signal integrity.


Diebold names Pavithran as development group head

March 17, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Diebold Inc., a maker of ATMs and security systems, said Wednesday that Kumar Pavithran will lead its integrated services, global software development and global professional services teams.Pavithran is Diebold's vice president of integrated services and software development. His team will...

Zanett granted extension from Nasdaq listing rules

March 17, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology consulting company Zanett Inc. on Wednesday said it was granted another 180-day extension from the Nasdaq to regain listing compliance.The Nasdaq requires listed stocks to maintain a price above $1 per share. Failure to do so can result in delisting. So far this year,...


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