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Adobe Systems buying back shares

June 25, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Software maker Adobe Systems Inc. said it has signed agreements with large third-party financial institutions for the repurchase of $400 million of its shares.The San Jose, Calif., company said Thursday the shares are part of its $1.6 billion buyback plan announced earlier this week.As of April...

Fabrinet prices IPO below expected range

June 25, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fabrinet, a maker of components for optical communications systems, priced shares of its initial public offering below expectations late Thursday.The company raised $85 million, but Fabrinet will receive only $26.3 million in proceeds, after expenses. Shareholders sold two-thirds of the shares...

TEAGUE Wins Five IDEA Awards

June 25, 2010 4:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Acknowledging the company's outstanding product and transportation design capabilities, Seattle-based design consultancy, Teague, recently accepted five International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)."IDEA is the most prestigious design...

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Eager Consumers Buy iPhone 4

June 25, 2010 3:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Apple's iPhone 4 went on sale, as crowds of hopefuls lined up for what is shaping up to be one of the company's best-selling products, even amid supply shortages and production snafus.

Synnex 2Q net income rises; revenue misses Street

June 24, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Business process services company Synnex Corp. said Tuesday that its second-quarter net income rose 33 percent as revenue grew.The company also said that founder Robert Huang retired as chairman as of Monday. Dwight Steffensen, the company's lead director, was named non-executive chairman.Net...

Symyx board rejects Certara takeover bid

June 24, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lab research and technology company Symyx Technologies Inc. said Thursday its board has rejected the latest buyout offer from Certara Corp., and reiterated its recommendation that shareholders approve a proposed takeover by Accelrys Inc.Symyx said it received a modified bid by Certara of $5.75...

Chip Common Mode Choke Coils Supporting USB3.0 SuperSpeed Signals Now Commercialized

June 24, 2010 6:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has now commercialized the DLP11TB series of 1,210 size chip-type common mode choke coils, which are designed to reduce undesirable radiation noise in electronic products and equipment.

Wash. governor seeks reforms, budget overhauls

June 24, 2010 4:06 pm | by CURT WOODWARD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Ready for the Microsoft Highway? How about the Boeing Bridge?With a slow economic recovery hammering state revenues, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Thursday suggested selling naming rights to state properties, privatizing state ferries and taking other bold steps as possible solutions to Washington's...

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Dealer group signs up for ADP plan

June 24, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Automatic Data Processing Inc. said Thursday that the Asbury Automotive Group Inc. has chosen ADP's management system for its network of dealerships.Under a letter of intent the companies signed, ADP will begin installing the information technology system at Asbury's locations beginning at the...

Oracle's net jumps 25 pct in first full Sun qtr

June 24, 2010 2:06 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Oracle Corp.'s net income jumped 25 percent in the most recent quarter as CEO Larry Ellison trumpeted momentum in the company's efforts to sell computer hardware and in its showdown with IBM Corp.The results, reported Thursday after the market closed, were helped by stronger sales of database...

Yahoo shareholders elect 2 new directors

June 24, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc.'s shareholders on Thursday elected two new directors nominated by the Internet company to fill vacancies on its board.Both the new board members are CEOs at other technology companies: Brad Smith leads personal finance software maker Intuit Inc. and Patti Hart runs slot machine...

Mental health affects investment decisions, study shows

June 24, 2010 12:23 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A paper co-authored by Cornell economist Vicki Bogan suggests that mental health issues or substance abuse in a household may have an effect on investment decisions and management of retirement assets.

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Poston to attend White House reception honoring HHS advisory board service

June 24, 2010 11:22 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Dr. John Poston, professor of nuclear engineering, and associate director of the Nuclear Power Institute at the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, will be in the White House rose garden on Tuesday, June 29. Poston and his colleagues on the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health...

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General Petraeus to Take Over Command in Afghanistan; Team USA

June 24, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Continues World Cup Bid; Bin Laden Hunter Returns Home to California; Interview with NYC Mayor Bloomberg - Part 2By Carol Costello, John Roberts, Barbara Starr, Chris Lawrencexfdiw AMERICAN-MORNING-02

McChrystal Relieved of Command; Deep Sea Accident: More Oil

June 24, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Escapes - Part 2By Wolf Blitzer, Barbara Starr, Brian Todd, Jack Cafferty, Atixfdiw THE-SITUATION-ROOM-02

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