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GoDaddy.com lands Jillian Michaels as spokeswoman

September 14, 2010 5:05 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

GoDaddy.com is adding a second spokeswoman as it closes in on $1 billion in annual sales this year: fitness guru Jillian Michaels.Michaels joins race car driver Danica Patrick as a Go Daddy Girl, a move that CEO Bob Parsons said should attract new customers — even as he predicts that next year...

Twitter tweaks website to show more photos, video

September 14, 2010 4:20 pm | Comments

Twitter is turning its short-messaging website into a multimedia showcase by adding a new pane that will make it easier for its 160 million users to peruse photos and video....

Amazon goes after Apple's iPad in new Kindle ad

September 14, 2010 3:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. is rolling up its sleeves in the fight to convince consumers that its Kindle electronic reader is better than competing devices such as Apple's iPad, unveiling more aggressive advertising and accentuating a growing rivalry....

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ILR professor looks at end of blue-collar males

September 14, 2010 2:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

An ILR School professor's new book looks at how blue-collar men have disappeared from popular culture since the 1970s.

Bill Gates receives Scouts' Silver Buffalo Award

September 14, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has received the highest award that the Boy Scouts of America bestows on adults for distinguished service to youth.Gates received the Silver Buffalo award at a Seattle luncheon Tuesday. Scout officials say he deserves the award for his success with Microsoft...

Microchip Launches Second Annual Embedded Designers’ Forum Technical Training Series at 100+ Global Locations and a Virtual Event

September 14, 2010 12:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2010 [NASDAQ: MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the second annual Embedded...

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Darnell Power Forum Identifies Disruptive Trends

September 14, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

The Plenary session at Darnell’s Power Forum in Chicago yesterday identified major disruptions for the power conversion industry ranging from new materials to new and increasingly-complex power system architectures. Presenters included Alex Lidow, CEO...

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ON Semi Invests $15.78 million to Expand Production at Wafer Manufacturing Facility in Belgium

September 14, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

ON Semiconductor recently announced plans to expand production capacity at its 6-inch (150mm) wafer manufacturing facility in Oudenaarde, Belgium, by approximately 40% with a total equipment investment in 2010 of €12.3 million (or $15.78...

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National Semiconductor Reports Results for First Quarter Fiscal 2011

September 14, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. reported sales of $412.0 million and net income of $88.8 million, or 36 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter of fiscal 2011, which ended Aug. 29, 2010. National’s first quarter...

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Cisco to start paying a dividend by next summer

September 14, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer-networking gear, said Tuesday that it would pay its first dividend by July, the end of its current fiscal year....

IntriMed Technologies Launched to Address Challenges Faced by Medical Device Manufacturers

September 14, 2010 11:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Oxnard, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2010 – The launch of IntriMed Technologies and the opening of IntriMed’s first state-of-the-industry Innovation Center in Oxnard, Calif. were announced today by IntriPlex Technologies, a global leader in the design and manufacture of ultra-precise components for...

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ORNL scientists reveal battery behavior at the nanoscale

September 14, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) As industries and consumers increasingly seek improved battery power sources, cutting-edge microscopy performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing an unprecedented perspective on how lithium-ion batteries function.

Student Employment Information Available at Discover GTRI

September 14, 2010 10:20 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Georgia Tech students are invited to talk with undergrad students, grad students and researchers to learn more about the employment opportunities offered at GTRI.

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Nokia chairman expected to stay on until 2012

September 14, 2010 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Tuesday that board chairman Jorma Ollila has signaled readiness to stay on at the helm of the world's leading handset maker until 2012....

Cisco to start paying a dividend before summer

September 14, 2010 10:06 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer-networking gear, said Tuesday that it would pay its first dividend by July, the end of its current fiscal year.Like several other big technology companies, Cisco has a large cash balance, and analysts have speculated that it would use it...

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