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Apple launches online, app store in China

October 27, 2010 10:05 am | by DANA WOLLMAN - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Chinese shoppers in the market for an iPad now won't have to travel so far to get their hands on one.Apple Inc. said Wednesday that it has launched an online store ( in China to allow shoppers there to order popular products such as iPhones, iPods and iPads for home delivery. The...

Comcast drives growth with pricier bundles

October 27, 2010 9:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Comcast Corp., the country's biggest cable TV company, continues to generate more money by attracting customers to pricier bundles of TV, Internet and phone service - even as a sluggish economy hampers efforts to sign up new subscribers....

Sprint Nextel posts first revenue gain in years

October 27, 2010 9:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sprint Nextel Corp. on Wednesday reported its first quarterly revenue increase in three years, as improvements in Sprint-branded and prepaid service offset the continued flight of subscribers from the Nextel network....


Whirlpool 3Q profit falls as US demand falters

October 27, 2010 9:05 am | Comments

Whirlpool Corp., the world's biggest appliance maker, said Wednesday that price competition pulled its third-quarter revenue and shipments down 3 percent in the U.S. and kept revenue nearly flat worldwide, compared with a year earlier.The maker of Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Whirlpool and...

European R & D leaders assembled in Tel Aviv will invest $70 million in joint R & D initiatives

October 27, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(EUREKA) 56 project proposals have been approved by EUREKA's High Level Group Representatives and National Project Coordinators from 40 countries. EUREKA is Europe's leading platform for R&D-performing entrepreneurs and industries, which encourages pan-European cooperation in industrial...

Hall of Fame Accepts Invitation to Build Operations in Los Angeles Suburb

October 27, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hall of Fame Beverages (PINKSHEETS: HFBG) — At a press conference this afternoon, Wednesday, October 27, the city of Pacoima, California, will announce that Hall of Fame Beverages is moving operations to its city. Pacoima, located just 20 miles from downtown Los Angeles, has been building...

Raytheon Missile Systems Selects Microsemi for Advanced Bomb Program

October 27, 2010 5:03 am | Comments

Microsemi Corporation announced today that Raytheon Missile Systems has selected Microsemi to develop and manufacture millimeterwave transceivers for the GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment II program. The SDB II is an air-launched, precision-strike standoff weapon that will enable the warfighter to defeat moving and fixed targets in adverse weather conditions.


RF Micro Devices Awarded $1.5 Million Navy Contract

October 27, 2010 5:00 am | Comments

RF Micro Devices announced today that it has been awarded a $1.5 million R&D contract by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) related to gallium nitride (GaN) microelectronics, including the development of materials, device fabrication and high power circuits.


Smartphone App Tracks Trick-or-Treaters

October 27, 2010 4:32 am | Comments

A new Smartphone app enables responsible parents to know the exact whereabouts of their trick-or-treating kids without requiring them to follow alongside in the family car.


Statistics : Trade deficit increases in second quarter of 2010

October 27, 2010 4:24 am | by OECD | Comments

The OECD trade deficit in goods and services with the rest of the world continued deteriorating during the second quarter of 2010, according to new balance of payments data.


Cool 3D Building Projection

October 27, 2010 4:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Fun video from Russia showing some great 3D projections. Related: Volkswagen Fun Theory: Piano Staircase – Low-Cost Multi-touch Whiteboard Using Wii Remote – Very Cool Wearable Computing Gadget from MIT – Cat Fun: Rocky the Standing Cat

Whirlpool 3Q earnings fall, lifts 2010 guidance

October 27, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Whirlpool Corp.'s third-quarter net income dropped 9 percent, stung by a subsidiary's antitrust plea agreements.Whirlpool, which makes its namesake brand along with Maytag, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air products, also said Wednesday that it was raising its full-year adjusted earnings outlook.Earnings...

3D TSV interconnects enter commercialization phase in digital world with Xilinx

October 27, 2010 2:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Based on an innovative 3D silicon interposer design, Xilinx Stacked Silicon Interconnect Extends FPGA Technology to Deliver ?More than Moore? Density, Bandwidth and Power Efficiency. This new design breakthrough in semiconductor packaging enables 100x Improvement in Die-to-Die Bandwidth...


Software maker SAP sees profit rise 12 pct in Q3

October 27, 2010 2:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

German business software maker SAP AG said Wednesday its third-quarter net profit rose 12 percent, driven by growth in the U.S. and emerging markets.SAP earned euro501 million ($697 million) in the August-September period, compared with euro447 million in the same period of the previous...

Fujitsu reports lower second quarter profit

October 27, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Japanese technology company Fujitsu Ltd. reported a sharp drop in its latest quarterly profit Wednesday, battered by a rising yen and the aftermath of less investment in its U.S. and European businesses during the financial crisis.Fujitsu's July-September profit totaled 17.4 billion yen ($213...


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