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Jobs data likely to show burst of temporary hiring(3)

June 3, 2010 8:32 pm | by JEANNINE AVERSA - AP Economics Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The nation's employers likely unleashed a wave of hiring last month, but it probably won't be repeated.Most of the jobs expected to have been generated in May were for census workers hired on a temporary basis by the federal government. Such hiring is expected to have peaked in May and then...

Jobs data likely to show burst of temporary hiring(2)

June 3, 2010 8:31 pm | Comments

The nation's employers likely unleashed a wave of hiring last month, but it probably won't be repeated.Most of the jobs expected to have been generated in May were for census workers hired on a temporary basis by the federal government. Such hiring is expected to have peaked in May and then...

Jury convicts Ill. couple of scamming Best Buy

June 3, 2010 7:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A federal jury in Minneapolis has convicted an Illinois couple of defrauding Best Buy out of more than $41 million and failing to pay taxes on their fraudulent gains.Prosecutors alleged that Russell and Abby Cole of Deerfield, Ill., systematically overbilled the Richfield-based electronics...

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A Fine of Millions for Fugitive in Insider Trading Case

June 3, 2010 7:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A civil fine is imposed on a former Goldman analyst who fled while on probation in a securities fraud.

File-Sharing Pioneers Now Selling Music

June 3, 2010 7:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The founders of the file-sharing site Kazaa will unveil a venture, Rdio, which will allow users to stream and store music on a range of mobile phones.

Google to Give Governments Street View Data

June 3, 2010 7:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company, after resisting requests from European officials, agreed to turn over information it collected over unsecured wireless networks.

Patent Fast Track Proposed

June 3, 2010 7:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Inventors frustrated with waiting for a decision by the U.S. Patent Office may soon be able to pay extra for an expedited review of their applications.

Arithmetic Processing IP Core for MP3 Decoders

June 3, 2010 6:23 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., in collaboration with Mathematec Corporation, has developed an arithmetic processing IP core for MP3 decoders that uses less than 10% of the power required for conventional general software processing.

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Ingram Micro names new exec, oversees distribution(9)

June 3, 2010 5:32 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filled a new position that's in charge of the company's supplier relationships and 103 distribution centers.The company, a wholesale distributor of computers, said that Robert Gifford will start his new job as the company's executive vice...

Ingram Micro names new exec, oversees distribution(8)

June 3, 2010 4:31 pm | Comments

Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filled a new position that's in charge of the company's supplier relationships and 103 distribution centers.The company, a wholesale distributor of computers, said that Robert Gifford will start his new job as the company's executive vice...

Ingram Micro names new exec, oversees distribution(6)

June 3, 2010 3:31 pm | Comments

Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filled a new position that's in charge of the company's supplier relationships and 103 distribution centers.The company, a wholesale distributor of computers, said that Robert Gifford will start his new job as the company's executive vice...

Ingram Micro names new exec, oversees distribution(4)

June 3, 2010 2:31 pm | Comments

Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filled a new position that's in charge of the company's supplier relationships and 103 distribution centers.The company, a wholesale distributor of computers, said that Robert Gifford will start his new job as the company's executive vice...

Ingram Micro names new exec, oversees distribution(3)

June 3, 2010 2:30 pm | Comments

Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filled a new position that's in charge of the company's supplier relationships and 103 distribution centers.The company, a wholesale distributor of computers, said that Robert Gifford will start his new job as the company's executive vice...

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The biomechanics of information

June 3, 2010 2:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Northwestern University) The hunting strategy of a slender fish from the Amazon is giving researchers more insight into how to balance the metabolic cost of information with the metabolic cost of moving around to get that information.

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Google-owned DoubleClick buys ad tech startup

June 3, 2010 1:33 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

DoubleClick Inc., an Internet ad service owned by Google Inc., said Thursday that it bought online ad technology startup Invite Media.Invite Media, which is based in New York and Philadelphia, makes tools to help marketers bid on online advertising space.Financial terms of the acquisition were...

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