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Earnings Preview: Brown-Forman to post 3Q earnings

March 8, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Liquor company Brown-Forman Corp., whose brands include Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort and Finlandia vodka, reports its third-quarter results before the stock market opens Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Any signs that customers are trading back up to more expensive brands and...

IBM Fellow Grady Booch on the Value of Engineering?

March 8, 2010 6:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

In this webcast IBM Fellow Grady Booch discusses the critical role engineering plays in moving society forward. And he explores the history of science and engineering. This interesting webcast would be a good video to show children, or anyone, to bring out the desire to study engineering...


Pluggable IO Solutions Kit Serves SFP SFP+ XFP X2 and QSFP Development

March 8, 2010 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Avnet and Tyco Electronics have released a new Pluggable I/O Solutions Sample Kit. The kit includes 15 product samples and four quick reference guides.


Blackboard buys alert provider Saf-T-Net for $33M

March 8, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Educational software maker Blackboard Inc. said Monday that it will spend $33 million in cash to acquire privately held Saf-T-Net Inc., which produces an alert system for child safety.Saf-T-Net's system sends out emergency messages for parents and others caring for children via phone calls,...

Tinker’s Toolbox - Session Recap

March 8, 2010 5:16 am | Podcasts | Comments

This TTB conversation included participants from National Instruments and FCI. Topics covered included a recap of previous discussion and the nature of the toolbox discussion in the context of engineering needs for disasters like Haiti.

US ITC Hands Seagate Patent Win

March 8, 2010 4:36 am | by Charles Schill, Steptoe & Johnson | Blogs | Comments

The US ITC handed Seagate a big win by issuing its final determination on a major patent case, finding no violation of Section 337 by Seagate’s computer hard drives or the integrated circuits used in its products supplied by LSI.

WellPoint Systems trims Q4 net loss to $503,000 from year-ago $14 million

March 8, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oil and gas industry software developer WellPoint Systems Inc. (TSXV:WPS) reported Monday a fourth-quarter net loss of $503,000, significantly reduced from a loss of $14 million in the same period a year earlier.The Calgary-based company said its loss amounted to one cent per share, compared...

Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2010

March 8, 2010 4:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The nominees for the European Inventor Award 2010 include inventors of pioneering innovations, such as the conservation of drinking water, the synthesis of football-shaped carbon molecules, cancer treatments and digital data encryption. Other nominees are the Wii console, the civilian use...


Energy 101 - The Basics

March 8, 2010 4:23 am | Blogs | Comments

Since there is a great worldwide debate going on about “energy”, some of the debate participants need to refresh their memories, or in some cases, learn something about the basic ‘Energy Laws’ (EL), associated with it’s utilization and conversion from one form to another.

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....


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...


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