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Venture-Capital Firms Struggle

March 9, 2010 9:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

The technology bubble popped a decade ago, but the venture-capital industry that helped finance the boom stayed largely intact. Now venture-capital firms are going through their own brutal culling.

Microsoft rolls out new MSN site design

March 9, 2010 8:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft is rolling out the new design for its MSN Web portal in the U.S.The software maker is saying goodbye to's blue background and its blocks of text links. Instead, starting Tuesday, the site is sporting more white space and fewer categories.Microsoft Corp. hopes to get more Web...

bCompany Also Reports Further Restructuring of Balance Sheet and

March 9, 2010 8:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —Debt Resolve, Inc. (OTCBB: DRSV) (the "Company"), a leading provider of the proprietary DebtResolve@ software to major banks and other businesses with large consumer debt portfolios, announced the acquisition of a major new client, the continuing restructuring of its...


Judge certifies class-action lawsuit against Microsoft Canada

March 9, 2010 8:30 am | Comments

A British Columbia judge has certified a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft that alleges the software giant engaged in anti-competitive behaviour that enabled it to charge higher prices for its products.Justice E.M. Meyers concluded in a ruling released Monday that Vancouver-based Pro-Sys...

Fujitsu Warned on Resignation Issue

March 9, 2010 8:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Fujitsu said it received a verbal warning from the Tokyo Stock Exchange regarding a change in the explanation of its former president's resignation.

Cisco to introduce new heavy-duty Internet router

March 9, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. announced Tuesday that it is upgrading one of its biggest pieces of networking hardware, a router that's used to power the most trafficked parts of the Internet backbone.Routers play an important role as the Internet's traffic cops, shunting packets of data to their...

Cisco Unveils Faster Internet Router

March 9, 2010 7:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Cisco unveiled a faster router for managing Internet traffic, as it stems to regain market share it has lost in the arms race to manage telecommunications networks.

Digi-Key Corporation Announces Exclusive Global Distribution Deal with EPC

March 9, 2010 6:21 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — March 9, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has signed a deal for the...


Samsung, Panasonic start selling 3-D TVs

March 9, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Samsung and Panasonic will start selling 3-D TVs in U.S. stores this week. This inaugurates what all TV makers hope is the era of 3-D viewing in the living room.Samsung Electronics Co. is announcing Tuesday that it is selling two 3-D sets, combined with the required glasses and 3-D Blu-ray...

Broadridge Financial buys StockTrans

March 9, 2010 4:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. said Tuesday it has acquired StockTrans, a privately held company that provides services for registering and transferring stocks.Financial terms were not disclosed.Broadridge said the acquisition will help the company meet a demand for more reliable, low-cost...

WorldWinner Cash Games Now Available Through WildTangent ORB(TM)

March 9, 2010 4:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —Online gamers just got a new way to win. Today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, WorldWinner ( , a subsidiary of GSN and leading provider of online game competitions, announced a partnership with WildTangent, a global...

Duke, NCSU Launch National K-12 Engineering Program

March 9, 2010 4:23 am | by Duke University | Comments

A new program designed to stimulate interest in science and technology in students from kindergarten to 12th grade was announced by the engineering deans at Duke University and North Carolina State University during last week's National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges Summit in Ral

The “Greenest Fans on Earth” Go Solar

March 9, 2010 4:09 am | Comments

Solar energy has been called the wave of the future. MacroAir Technologies, a company founded on the very principal of innovation, is surfing that wave with the introduction of the MacroVoltaic fan. Receiving the highest certified rating, the MacroVoltaic fan is the only solar high volume low speed (HVLS) industrial fan on the market.


Lexmark CEO gets 2009 pay of $2.2M, down 36 pct.

March 9, 2010 3:30 am | by MARLEY SEAMAN - AP Health Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The chairman and CEO of printer and copier maker Lexmark International Inc. received compensation worth $2.2 million in 2009, down 36 percent from the year before, according to an Associated Press calculation of figures filed with regulators.Paul Curlander, 57, drew a salary of $1 million in...

New Dimension of Service Offered as Broadridge Enters Stock Transfer Agency Business

March 9, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), a leading provider of technology services to public companies and the financial services industry, today announced the acquisition of StockTrans, a leading provider of registrar, stock transfer and record keeping services with over 35 years of...


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