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Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Swings to Net Profit

April 30, 2010 1:21 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. said Friday it swung to a net profit in the first quarter from a loss a year earlier, providing further evidence of the recovery in the chip industry.

Viacom’s Profit Rises on Increased Ads and Fees

April 29, 2010 7:21 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The media conglomerate Viacom’s positive results, helped by cost cuts, may signal a recovery from weak advertising in the recession.

Think Blankfein Will Resign? Want to Bet?

April 29, 2010 7:21 pm | by New York Times | Comments

People are wagering on the S.E.C. case against Goldman Sachs and the fate of Lloyd C. Blankfein in an online futures market.


The Fates of Motorola and Palm Diverged Over Android

April 29, 2010 7:21 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Motorola posted an unexpected first-quarter profit because of shipments of smartphones using the Android operating system.

Google to Show TV Software in May

April 29, 2010 7:20 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Google is planning to introduce Android-based television software to developers at an event in May, according to people familiar with the matter.

Yahoo CEO starts reign with $47.2M comp package

April 29, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Associated Press has found Yahoo's CEO received a $47.2 million compensation package in 2009, her first year on the job.Carol Bartz's pay consisted mostly of stock incentives to motivate her to engineer a turnaround at the slumping Internet company. The ultimate value of those awards will...

Digital River 1Q net profits fall; 2Q outlook weak

April 29, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Digital River Inc., which provides technology and services for companies that sell products online, said its first-quarter net profit fell 48 percent as costs rose and revenue fell.While the results still beat expectations, its profit forecast for the second quarter was less than half of what...

Rosetta Stone loses court case against Google

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Foreign language education company Rosetta Stone Inc. said Thursday it lost a court case in which it sued Google Inc. for allowing rivals to advertise copycat software when Rosetta trademarks are used in search terms.The company said it was "deeply disappointed" that its suit was dismissed by...


Harman exceeds 3Q expectations but shares plunge

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Audio and entertainment products maker Harman International Industries Inc. on Thursday posted a third-quarter profit but forecast the compounded annual growth rate of its revenue would slow by fiscal 2013.Its shares plunged, falling $11.34, or 22 percent, to close Thursday at $39.98.Harman...

AthenaHealth 1Q profit falls as expenses climb

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical clinic billing and records software maker athenaHealth Inc. said Thursday that is first-quarter profit fell as expenses rose faster than revenue.The company reported net income of $277,000, or 1 cent per share, compared with $1.5 million, or 4 cents per share a year ago.Adjusted net...


eGain to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

eGain Communications Corporation (OTCBB: EGAN), a provider of customer service and contact center software for in-house or on-demand deployment, will announce financial results for the third quarter fiscal year 2010 on Wednesday May 12, 2010 after the close of market.eGain management will host a...

Ames Laboratory scientists win national technology transfer awards

April 29, 2010 2:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Ames Laboratory) Three US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory scientists have won national Excellence in Technology Transfer Awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium. Iver Anderson, Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist, won for a lead-free solder alloy with wide industry...

Seven Faculty Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 29, 2010 2:20 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has honored seven Yale faculty with election as new members: Joseph G. Altonji, Peter Cresswell, Paul Harris Freedman, Alanna Schepartz, Günter P. Wagner, Elisabeth Jean Wood and Craig Milton Wright.


Open Text reports Q3 profit of US$13.1 million, revenue up from year ago

April 29, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Open Text Corp. (TSX:OTC) earned US$13.1 million in its latest quarter, down from $22 million a year ago, as revenue crept higher.The software company, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, said Thursday the profit amounted to 23 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31 compared...

Non-GAAP Income From Operations of $2.8 Million, up 45%; Non-GAAP Diluted Earnings per Share of $0.19, up 43%

April 29, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of postage online ( and shipping software ( solutions, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.For the first quarter:-- Excluding...


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