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Google's China Plan Gets Complicated

March 25, 2010 9:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Google's plan to keep part of its China business is looking more complicated as partners turn away and some operations continue to be censored.

Cree LEDs Light Up Dallas American Airlines Center Video Screens

March 25, 2010 9:01 am | Comments

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces that its high brightness LEDs are used in Lighthouse Technologies' high definition video screens installed this season in the American Airlines Center, the Dallas home to both the NBA's Mavericks and NHL's Stars.

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Italian swaps physics for writing and wins plaudits

March 25, 2010 8:27 am | Comments

Working long days in a particle physics laboratory at the University of Turin, doctoral student Paolo Giordano wanted an escape from the academic rigors of numbers. So he wrote about love and misunderstanding with a sprinkling of science and unwittingly became a literary sensation.

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'Smart' Contact Lens Looks to Glaucoma Diagnosis

March 25, 2010 8:26 am | Comments

STMicroelectronics will develop and supply a wireless MEMS sensor that acts as a transducer, antenna and mechanical support for additional read-out electronics in a 'smart' contact lens platform developed by Sensimed AG.

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French police arrest alleged Twitter hacker

March 25, 2010 8:20 am | Comments

French police say they have detained a 25-year-old who allegedly hacked Twitter accounts of numerous well-known figures, including Britney Spears and President Barack Obama. Police said Wednesday the suspect, who went by the pseudonym "Hacker Croll," was caught following a joint operation with the FBI and arrested Tuesday in the Puy-de-Dome region of central France.

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Ness Technologies to buy Gilon for $17.5M

March 25, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ness Technologies will buy Gilon Business Insight Ltd., a provider of business intelligence consulting and services, for about $17.5 million, the company said Thursday.The information technology service provider said the acquisition will help it meet growing demand for business intelligence...

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies – Brookhaven National Laboratory Team Vies for Top TItle at the 2010 WBTshowcase

March 25, 2010 7:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

A team from Hybridyne Imaging Technologies, Inc., and Brookhaven Lab was among over 90 top technology innovators from around the world competing for top honors at the WBT2010showcase presented by Lockheed Martin.

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HP Appoints Peter Galanis as President and CEO of HP Canada

March 25, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

HP today announced that it has appointed Peter Galanis as president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.Galanis will be responsible for all aspects of HP operations in Canada, as well as business development initiatives, such as alliances and partnerships, to increase HP's...

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Zain Expects Bharti Pacts Soon

March 25, 2010 6:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications, or Zain, said it is likely to sign definite agreements in the coming days to sell most of its African assets to India's Bharti Airtel.

Laptop, TV sales help juice Best Buy's 4Q profit

March 25, 2010 5:31 am | by MAE ANDERSON - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Better sales of notebook computers and flat-panel TVs helped Best Buy's fourth-quarter earnings rise 37 percent, the electronics retailer said Thursday.The news sent shares up nearly 7 percent in premarket trading.Profit for the three months ended Feb. 27 rose to $779 million, or $1.82 per...

QHR Completes $1,040,000 Private Placement

March 25, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

QHR Technologies Inc. ("QHR" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: QHR) is pleased that the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted QHR's $1,040,000 non-brokered private placement for filing documentation on March 22, 2010. The Company announced the private placement on March 10, 2010 and completed the private...

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Perceptron Launches New Website

March 25, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading provider of non-contact measurement and inspection solutions for industrial and commercial applications, announced today the launch of its new corporate website, www.perceptron.com (http://www.perceptron.com) , to better reflect its current business and...

Best Buy 4th quarter profit rises

March 25, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Better sales of notebook computers and flat-panel TVs helped Best Buy's fourth-quarter earnings rise 37 percent, the electronics retailer said Thursday.The news sent shares up nearly 8 percent in premarket trading.Profit for the three months ended Feb. 27 rose to $779 million, or $1.82 per...

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Haemonetics completes tender offer for Global Med

March 25, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Blood collection and processing systems maker Haemonetics Inc. said Thursday it completed the $60 million tender offer for Global Med Technologies Inc.The company said last month that it would buy the health information technology company for $1.22 per share, and its preferred stock at about...

More women in top jobs key to economic growth, says EU report

March 25, 2010 3:27 am | by European Commission | Comments

Only one in 10 board members of Europe's biggest listed companies is a woman and all central bank governors in the EU are male. The economy would benefit by having full representation of both men and women in top positions, says a new report presented by the European Commission today. It...

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