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Brookhaven Lab's Nicholas Samios Inducted into the L.I. Technology Hall of Fame

March 8, 2010 4:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Distinguished Senior Scientist Nicholas Samios, former Director of Brookhaven Lab and Director of the RIKEN BNL Research Center, will be inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame. Also honored at the event will be Brookhaven Lab scientists Paul Kalb and John Heiser, along with...

Peter Genzer Named Manager of Brookhaven Lab's Media & Communications and Production Services Office

March 8, 2010 3:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Peter Genzer, a strategic communicator with significant experience in internal/external communications and social media, has been named manager of the Media & Communications and Production Services Office at Brookhaven Lab, effective March 1.

Industry Orgs Fight Back against Counterfeits

March 8, 2010 3:19 am | by Barry LaFontaine, Quality Manager, Fusion Trade | Blogs | Comments

With the increase in counterfeit activity has come an emergence of quality-focused organizations dedicated to supporting collaborative attempts to keep counterfeiters at bay.


Leader in Sales Performance Management Brings Innovative Award-Winning Solutions to Sales Professionals

March 8, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management ( .mc —idPR_Sales2.0_SPM1_100308) (SPM), today announced it is a silver sponsor of the 2010 Sales 2.0 Conference....

Abu Dhabi pumps oil riches into media projects

March 7, 2010 11:30 pm | by ADAM SCHRECK - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With an economy based on pumping oil and landmarks that include one of the Mideast's grandest mosques, buttoned-down Abu Dhabi has little obvious in common with freewheeling media magnets like Hollywood or midtown Manhattan.This week, the Arab emirate is...

EIT Chairman at the Lisbon Council's 2010 Innovation Summit

March 7, 2010 9:24 pm | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

Dr Martin Schuurmans, Chairman of the EIT's Governing Board, was invited to the 2010 Innovation...

EU project gives non-tech-savvy people a boost

March 7, 2010 9:24 pm | by European Commission | News | Comments

Advances in information and communication technologies have done people a world of good but not everyone has access to these innovations. The EU-funded I2HOME ('Intuitive interaction for everyone with home appliances based on industry standards') project, which received EUR 2.7 million...

Galileo Application Days showcase the future of satellite navigation

March 7, 2010 9:23 pm | by European Commission | News | Comments

From March 3 to 5, the European Commission is hosting the ‘Galileo Application Days’ event where around 40 cutting-edge satellite navigation applications will be demonstrated live. They were developed with the support of either the EU Research Framework Programme, or the European Space...


Analysis: Auto industry in Louisiana at crossroad

March 7, 2010 5:30 am | by ALAN SAYRE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Louisiana has reached a crossroad in its quest to catch up with other Southeast states in the automobile manufacturing business: one of its companies is on the way out, while the other is waiting to get started — both with the help of Washington, D.C.On the way out is General Motors Co. in...

Star Tribune, Post-Bulletin win Premack awards

March 6, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Star Tribune of Minneapolis and the Rochester Post-Bulletin were among the winners of the 2009 Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Awards, the Minnesota Journalism Center said Saturday.The Star Tribune and its staff won in the category of breaking news about public affairs. They were...

Innovation, America and Engineering: NAE Grand Challenges Summit

March 6, 2010 10:23 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Innovation, America and Engineering: NAE Grand Challenges Summit in Raleigh, North Carolina: Friday morning in Raleigh, a group of engineers from industry, academia and even government met to discuss the threat of America losing its global lead in innovation. The panel discussion was part...

BigBand Networks names new Ravi Narula as CFO

March 5, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BigBand Networks Inc. said it has named Ravi Narula as its new chief financial officer, effective May 1.Narula succeeds Moe Castonguay, who is leaving the company to move to the East Coast.Narula joined BigBand in 2005 and is currently vice president of finance and worldwide controller.The move...

Sybase redeems $390 million of convertible debt

March 5, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mobile phone software developer Sybase Inc. said Friday that it has redeemed $390 million of convertible debt.The convertible subordinated notes carry an interest rate of 1.75 percent and mature in 2025.The Dublin, Calif., company will pay debt holders who turned in their notes about half in...


HP trims 1Q net income because of lawsuit costs

March 5, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard says it is trimming the net income it reported for its fiscal first quarter because of higher legal costs.HP, the world's biggest computer maker, now says it earned $2.25 billion, or 93 cents per share, in the three months ended in January. That's down from the $2.32 billion, or...

Google buys DocVerse in latest shot at Microsoft

March 5, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. has acquired a company called DocVerse to help the Internet search leader round out its online software programs and provide more ammunition in its duel with Microsoft Corp.Financial terms of the deal announced Friday weren't disclosed.DocVerse provides tools that make its possible...


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