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A single Liter of Seawater Can Hold More Than One Billion Microorganisms

April 20, 2010 6:20 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Mat of microbes the size of Greece discovered on seafloor mighty microbes, which constitute 50 to 90 percent of the oceans’ total biomass, according to newly released data. These tiny creatures can join together to create some of the largest masses of life on the planet, and...

Patchogue-Medford Students Win Two Top Prizes in Brookhaven Lab’s Model Bridge Building Contest

April 20, 2010 5:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Patchogue-Medford High School students won the top two spots in Brookhaven National Laboratory’s 2010 Model Bridge Building Contest.

Privacy officials tell Google of concern over Buzz

April 20, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Officials from Germany, Canada, France and seven other countries are raising privacy concerns to Google's CEO over the online search leader's fumbled foray into social networking along with other matters.Google launched Google Buzz as part of its Gmail service in February. Buzz quickly came...


China Mobile Profit Rises 1.1%

April 20, 2010 3:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile operator by subscribers, posted a sharp slowdown in first-quarter net profit growth that missed analysts' expectations as competition intensified and as it added low-income subscribers in rural areas.

Tech Firms Bulk Up With Debt

April 19, 2010 9:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

SAP and Adobe are among technology companies turning to debt to raise capital, taking advantage of the thawing credit markets to build their war chests in anticipation of a wave of dealmaking.

Tech companies fear implications of trade pact

April 19, 2010 8:30 pm | by JOELLE TESSLER - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Companies across the technology industry — from Internet access providers to social networking sites to video-sharing services — are bracing for this week's release of a draft of a trade agreement that they fear could undermine all sorts of online activities.The agreement, being negotiated by...

Hackers Gained Access to Key Google Code

April 19, 2010 8:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Attackers who breached Google systems last year gained access to computer code for the software that authenticates users of Google's email, calendar and other online programs.

IMAX inks new theater deal in Japan

April 19, 2010 7:30 pm | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press - Associated Press | Comments

Megascreen theater company IMAX Corp. said Tuesday it will expand in Japan — the latest in a series of international deals inked recently amid growing demand for 3-D movies following the success of science fiction blockbuster Avatar.The Canada-based company, along with local partner Tokyu...


For Apple, Lost iPhone Is a Big Deal

April 19, 2010 7:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A prototype of the next iPhone was found in a bar, and photos of it soon began appearing on technology blogs.

Web Site's Account Of iPhone Fuels Buzz

April 19, 2010 7:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Photos and a video purporting to show a next-generation Apple iPhone are creating a stir in Silicon Valley. Not over the images, but how the device got into the hands of tech bloggers.

Customers Invited to Choose Consolidating Shipping to Green their Ordering Process

April 19, 2010 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Softchoice Corporation (TSX: SO), a leading North American provider of IT solutions and services, is pleased to announce a new green shipping ( g/) option. Customers now have the ability to ship their orders 'complete' as opposed to...

Cyberattack on Google Said to Hit Password System

April 19, 2010 6:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The system that was struck in a December attack controls millions of users’ access to almost all of Google’s Web services, a person with direct knowledge of an investigation said.

At Kodak, Patents Hold Key to Future

April 19, 2010 6:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

As Kodak struggles to turn itself around, a patent countersuit highlights Kodak's continuing reliance on income tied to its intellectual property.


Apple's Conundrum: Topping Itself

April 19, 2010 5:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

As Apple reports earnings Tuesday, the focus is turning to what the tech titan can do for an encore.

Income Increases 13% as I.B.M. Raises Forecasts

April 19, 2010 2:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company’s performance and outlook suggest that corporations are beginning to open their wallets.


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