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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...

Tourism: upbeat prospects for 2010 season

March 9, 2010 3:24 am | by European Commission | Comments

Some 80% of Europeans continue to travel for their holidays according to a new Eurobarometer survey on ‘The attitudes of Europeans towards tourism 2010’. Only 20% of over 30,000 randomly selected citizens were almost certain that they will not travel in 2010, which is significantly below...


Politics and retail a no-win mix

March 9, 2010 2:30 am | by EMILY FREDRIX - Associated Press Writers - Associated Press | Comments

Guns. Religion. Abortion. These are the no-win arguments that spoil family gatherings — and the stuff of retailers' nightmares.Starbucks has found itself in the middle of just such an argument as its stores became forums for demonstrations by both pro-gun and gun-control advocates. All for a...

Sony to start selling 3-D TVs in June

March 8, 2010 10:30 pm | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Sony Corp. said Tuesday it will start selling 3-D televisions in June, joining a competitive industrywide push to convince consumers to embrace the technology for their living rooms.The Japanese electronics giant, known for its PlayStation 3 game consoles and Bravia flat-screen TVs, will offer...


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