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HP to acquire Palm for nearly $1 bln in cash

April 28, 2010 12:31 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to acquire struggling smart phone maker Palm Inc. for nearly $1 billion in cash.The companies announced Wednesday they had agreed to the deal, which will see HP pay $5.70 for every Palm common share. Palm had closed trading Wednesday at $4.63 but...

Company Achieves Quarterly Revenues of $67 Million and First Quarter Annual Contract Value Including Advent OnDemand(SM) of $7.3 Million

April 28, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010."I'm extremely proud of Advent's first quarter financial performance. We achieved very...

New microscopy technique reveals mechanics of blood cell membranes

April 28, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Thanks to an interdisciplinary team of researchers, scientists now have a more complete understanding of one of the human body's most vital structures: the red blood cell. Led by University of Illinois professor Gabriel Popescu, the team used...


Wireless Sensor Platform for Hospitals Uses Virtualization Technology

April 28, 2010 8:34 am | Comments

LynuxWorks, Inc. has combined efforts with Portwell, Inc. to deliver a proof-of-concept (PoC) wireless sensor platform for hospitals based on Intel technology. When monitoring vital signs (such as EKG and blood oxygenation) during a


AOL Posts Drop in Ad Sales

April 28, 2010 8:21 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

AOL reported a 58% decline in quarterly earnings as advertising revenue dropped, and said it would sell its ICQ instant-messaging service for $187.5 million.

ABB Robotics And Axium Inc. Announce A Strategic Relationship For Mixed Load Packing And Palletizing

April 28, 2010 8:21 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

ABB Robotics North America, a leading supplier of industrial robots, announced the appointment of Axium Inc. as a Strategic Channel Partner in North America for case packing and palletizing, with a special emphasis on mixed load technology.

Solarbuzz Hires Industry Specialist in Europe, Finlay Colville

April 28, 2010 8:21 am | by General Electric | Comments

Solarbuzz®, an international solar energy market research and consulting business, today announced that it has hired Finlay Colville to serve as a Senior Analyst.

Developing world will produce double the e-waste of developed countries by 2016

April 28, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Chemical Society) Developing countries will be producing at least twice as much electronic waste (e-waste) as developed countries within the next 6-8 years, according to a new study published in ACS' semi-monthly journal Environmental Science & Technology. It foresees in 2030...


2,200 Savvis Employees and Managers in 14 Countries Now Use Workday

April 28, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Workday, Inc., the leader in enterprise-class SaaS-based Human Resources ( (HR), Financial ( and Payroll ( solutions, today...

Digi Announces Wireless Green Design Contest Grand Prize Winners at ESC Silicon Valley

April 28, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

Contestants develop green solutions using iDigi wireless development kits

Microsoft sides with HTC in fight with Apple

April 28, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft appears to be taking sides with the Taiwanese cell phone maker HTC in its legal tussle with Apple over intellectual property.Microsoft said Wednesday that it has reached an agreement that will give HTC the rights to use its technology in phones using Google's Android software....

Punch Apple's Shares Into Your iPad, Press 'Buy'

April 28, 2010 6:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

James Stewart of writes that the iPad has increased his fondness for Apple shares.

China to Enforce Encryption Rules

April 28, 2010 5:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

China is set to implement new rules that would require makers of certain electronic equipment to disclose key encryption information, creating a possible showdown with foreign companies that are unlikely to comply.


Cardiac Science Automated External Defibrillators - Powerheart, Cardiovive, NK, Responder models: Class I Recall

April 28, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

UPDATED 04/27/2010. FDA’s review of updated software indicates that it detects some but not all electrical component defects. Originally posted 03/08/2010


General Dynamics sees margins, 1Q profit increase

April 28, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter earnings increased slightly on improving margins, especially in the aerospace and combat system sectors.The aviation and military equipment company reported net income of $597 million, or $1.53 a share, in the first three months of the...


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