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Microsoft’s Income Rose 35% in Quarter

April 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Company executives pointed to Windows as the main driver of revenue along with search, gaming and online software products.

Amazon Profit Jumps

April 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Online retailer's first quarter profit jumped 69% on a 46% increase in revenue due to strong gains in electronics and general merchandise sales.

Microfluidic integrated circuit could help enable home diagnostic tests

April 22, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Michigan) As a way to simplify lab-on-a-chip devices that could offer quicker, cheaper and more portable medical tests, University of Michigan researchers have created microfluidic integrated circuits.


Microsoft 3Q net income up 35 percent

April 22, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft says its net income in the most recent quarter rose 35 percent, helped by strong sales of Windows 7.Microsoft Corp. is the latest company to benefit from what seems to be a rebound in business spending on technology after the economic downturn.Microsoft Corp. makes most of its money...

LIFEPAK 15 Monitor/Defibrillator by Physio-Control Inc.

April 22, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Class I Recall issued because of the potential for the device to expectedly power off and/or power on.


Parlay Entertainment Announces Results for Q4 and Fiscal 2009

April 22, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —All amounts in Canadian DollarsParlay Entertainment Inc. (TSX VENTURE: PEI), the world's leading supplier of Internet and TV bingo software solutions, today announced its results for the three and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2009."2009 was a transitional...

Canadian earnings declared Thursday: Brick Brewing, Celestica, Palliser, West 49

April 22, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Canadian earning declared Thursday as of 3 p.m. ET:Brick Brewing Co. Ltd. (TSX:BRB): Year end Jan. 31, 2010, net income $1,366,000, net income $0.05 a share; 2009, net loss $7,392,000, net loss $0.31 a share. Revenue: 2010, $29,916,000; 2009, $29,906,000.Celestica Inc. (TSX:CLS): Three months...

Sybase 1Q profit climbs; co. lifts year outlook

April 22, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Business software and services company Sybase Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit climbed 42 percent due to greater license and service revenue.Sybase's profit rose to $39.9 million, or 45 cents per share, from $28.1 million, or 33 cents per share, in the same period last...


Castellated / Half-Vias, parts 2 - 255

April 22, 2010 10:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I've written about the Castellated / half-via mounting system a couple of times in the past. Now I can't seem to avoid them. I'm seeing them everywhere. The GPS I recently wrote about, low noise amplifiers, POL power modules, frequency...

Business-Driven IT Management Connects Technology, Business, and IT for Greater Business Value, IT Efficiency and Agility

April 22, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsDelivering the industry's most comprehensive business-driven IT management capabilities, Oracle@ Enterprise Manager 11g ( helps maximize business agility and productivity through an integrated approach...

Biggest study on cellphone health effects launched

April 22, 2010 9:02 am | Comments

The biggest study to date into the effects of mobile-phone usage on long-term health was launched on Thursday, aiming to track at least a quarter of a million of people in five European countries for up to 30 years.


NASA shows 1st images from solar observatory

April 22, 2010 9:00 am | Comments

NASA has unveiled the first images from a new satellite designed to predict disruptive solar storms, and scientists say they're already learning new things. Researchers showed off brightly colored images and short movie clips of the sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory in a webcast Wednesday.


Conn. mayor donates kidney to Facebook friend

April 22, 2010 8:55 am | Comments

Politicians long ago discovered the uses of Facebook. East Haven Mayor April Capone Almon found something else there: a constituent who needed her kidney. Capone Almon, 35, had more than 1,600 "friends" on Facebook last year when she saw one of them, Carlos Sanchez, post a status update saying his friends and relatives had all been tested and couldn't donate a kidney.


SKorea targets Internet addicts; 2 million hooked

April 22, 2010 8:52 am | Comments

Day and night, Lee Mi-hwa's son stays on his computer, slaying dragons in his online fantasy world while his dinner and homework sit untouched. Lee says the 15-year-old fights her attempts to get him to log off, screaming and physically lashing out at her entreaties.


Nokia posts €349 million profit in Q1

April 22, 2010 8:30 am | by MATTI HUUHTANEN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Nokia Corp.'s first-quarter net profit surged to €349 million ($467 million) from €122 million a year earlier, with strong growth in smart phone sales and 3 percent growth in total revenue, the company said Thursday.But its stock closed down more than 14 percent at €9.63 ($12.85) in Helsinki as...


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