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Akamai picks digital ad veteran as next president

July 28, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Akamai Technologies Inc., which makes Web traffic management technology, said Wednesday that David W. Kenny will take the job as company president starting Sept. 7.Currently, CEO Paul Sagan is also Akamai's president.Kenny, 48, has been member of Akamai's board since 2007.He was most recently...

Nanomaterials poised for big impact in construction

July 28, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rice University) Nanomaterials are poised for widespread use in the construction industry, where they can offer significant advantages for a variety of applications ranging from making more durable concrete to self-cleaning windows. But widespread use in building materials comes with...

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Burns chronicles 400 years of planetary science

July 28, 2010 1:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Joe Burns was offered a challenge: review all of planetary science since 1610 ... in 4,000 words or fewer. He took it.

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Surpasses 2,000 End Users as Enterprises Adopt Fluid Data(TM) Solutions

July 28, 2010 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Compellent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: CML) today announced record revenue of $36.5 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. This represents a 27 percent increase from the same quarter in 2009.Highlights for Q2 2010 include:-- Revenue of $36.5 million represents a 15 percent...

Grows Branded Disk Systems and Software Revenue 86 Percent Year-Over-Year to Record Level, With 125 Percent Year-Over-Year Increase in Branded DXi Sales

July 28, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, today announced that revenue for its fiscal first quarter (FQ1'11), ended June 30, 2010, was $163 million, an increase of $3 million from the same period last year (FQ1'10). This increase was...

Record Application Revenue of $47.9 Million; Closes Multi-Million Dollar Performance Management Contract Supporting 140,000 Users; Adds Over 200 New SMB Customers; 55% Increase Yea...

July 28, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010."Businesses need insight on their people to power growth, and they are turning to Taleo to provide the software...

Shareholders May Become 5% Shareholders Without Restrictions

July 28, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Stamps.com@ (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS@ postage online (http://www.stamps.com/postage-online/how-it-works/) and shipping software (http://www.stamps.com/shipping/) solutions to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a waiver...

Scientists unravel trait leading to better brain power

July 28, 2010 12:23 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

By deciphering the genetics in humans and fish, scientists believe that the neck gave humans so much freedom of movement that it played a surprising role in the evolution of the human brain.

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Intel Creates End-to-End Photonics Connection with Integrated Lasers

July 28, 2010 10:25 am | Comments

Intel Corporation has developed a research prototype representing the world's first silicon-based optical data connection with integrated lasers.

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Envestnet expected to go public this week

July 28, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Envestnet Inc., a Chicago company that provides Web-based services for financial advisers, expects to raise more than $31 million in net proceeds this week in an initial public offering.The company is offering 7.7 million shares at an expected range of $9 to $10, according to an updated...

Small materials poised for big impact in construction

July 28, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Chemical Society) Bricks, blocks, and steel I-beams -- step aside. A new genre of construction materials, made from stuff barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to debut in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures. And a new report is...

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Nanoblasts Move Molecules, Proteins and DNA into Living Cells

July 28, 2010 8:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Using chemical "nanoblasts" that punch tiny holes in the protective membranes of cells, researchers have demonstrated a new technique for getting therapeutic small molecules, proteins and DNA directly into living cells.

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Registration Open for electronica 2010

July 28, 2010 8:09 am | Comments

It’s almost time for the 24th biennial electronica international trade fair, the world’s leading trade fair for components, systems, applications, and services in the electronics industry.

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Quicken Loans owner sees technology hub in Detroit

July 28, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quicken Loans Inc. owner Dan Gilbert hopes his company's move to Detroit will help create a technology hub downtown.The online mortgage giant says in a release that 1,700 workers will work downtown when Quicken and several sister companies move their headquarters to Detroit in August.Quicken...

Wikipedia Reader Uses 8-Bit Computing Power

July 28, 2010 7:42 am | Comments

A digital book reader could bring information to students in developing countries using a technology that is long past its prime: 8-bit computing.

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