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Sony Ericsson posts Q3 net profit

October 14, 2010 10:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday reported a third consecutive net profit in the third quarter, mainly thanks to continued success with its smartphones as well as new product launches and cost cuts.The company also kept its 2010 forecast for units in the global handset market, saying...

Reviving Sales Help A.M.D. Narrow 3rd-Quarter Loss

October 14, 2010 8:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The sales trend at Advanced Micro Devices echoed that of its main rival, the Intel Corporation.

Google’s Income Rises 32%, Topping Forecast

October 14, 2010 8:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Google’s better-than-expected performance in the third quarter included $2.17 billion in net income on $7.29 billion in revenue.


Infosys quarterly profit up 18 percent to $374M

October 14, 2010 8:05 pm | Comments

Infosys Technologies Ltd., India's bellwether information technology outsourcing company, beat expectations Friday with an 18 percent rise in quarterly profit in dollar terms on strong global demand for low cost outsourcing services.Net profit was 17.4 billion rupees ($374 million) for the...

Journal Communications to freeze pension plans

October 14, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel publisher Journal Communications Inc. says that on Jan. 1 it will permanently freeze benefit accruals in its current pension plan and supplemental benefit plan. Instead it will offer enhanced 401(k) matching contributions to its employees.CEO Steven J. Smith says the...

Investment vultures increase pressure on Yahoo CEO

October 14, 2010 4:20 pm | Comments

With buyout vultures circling the Internet company, Yahoo Inc. CEO Carol Bartz may have to accelerate her timetable for engineering a turnaround if she wants to save her job....

Viridity Launches Software for Energy Efficiency Health Check for Data Centers

October 14, 2010 2:20 pm | by | Comments

Viridity Software, a provider of data center energy resource management (ERM) software, announced the general availability of its EnergyCheck™ energy efficiency health check application. The new software provides a fast and easy...


AMD narrows loss, but spinoff weighs on chip maker

October 14, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. narrowed its third-quarter loss as the chip maker's remaining stake in factories it spun off last year dragged down the results....


Google 3Q earns up 32 pct as online ads strong

October 14, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc.'s third-quarter earnings climbed 32 percent to beat Wall Street's expectations as companies spent more to advertise to Web surfers....

Seagate in talks with party about going private

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

Disk drive and storage maker Seagate Technology PLC says it is in discussions with an unnamed party that is interested in taking the company private.Seagate said Thursday its board is evaluating the "indication of interest regarding a going-private transaction" and other strategic alternatives....

Linc Energy Limited Acquires 10 Percent Of AFC Energy

October 14, 2010 1:22 pm | by | Comments

Linc Energy Ltd. announced that it has exercised its option to acquire 10% of AFC Energy, a UK-based hydrogen fuel cell company focused on the development and construction of low cost hydrogen fuel cells...


Carmelo Papa Appointed as New Chairman of EPoSS, European Technology Platform for Smart Systems Integration

October 14, 2010 1:22 pm | by | Comments

STMicroelectronics (ST) announced that Carmelo Papa, Executive Vice President and General Manager of ST’s Industrial and Multisegment Sector, has been appointed Chairman of EPoSS (European Platform on Smart Systems. Papa will continue in his role...


Epson Toyocom branches out into motion sensor market with highly accurate devices

October 14, 2010 1:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

In 2010, Epson Toyocom has introduced the AH-6100LR, which is a 6-axis motion sensor, ushering in a new era of portable consumer electronics.


Seiko Epson announces integrated platform with multiple sensors and ACCP components

October 14, 2010 1:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Seiko Epson announces the launch of ACCP (Activity Capture & Computing Platform), the ACCP, that integrate various interfaces to enable connectivity with sensors such as inertia sensors, optical sensors and pressure sensors.


Triple-mode graphene-based transistors show potential

October 14, 2010 1:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Rice researchers introduce graphene-based amplifiers



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