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Chinese foreign minister says his country's Internet is victim of pirate attacks

February 3, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

China's foreign minister, whose country is accused of being a source of hackers, says the Chinese Internet is itself the victim of pirate attacks.Yang Jiechi said Wednesday in Paris that China has a "completely open" Internet and welcomes foreign companies as long as they respect the rules and...

Digi Enables Wireless Connectivity of Massa Remote Storage Tank Monitoring Sensors

February 3, 2010 5:51 am | by Digi International | Comments

Massa's wireless sensor integrates into the iDigi Tank solution bundle to easily provide remote access to storage tank information

Newly independent AOL posts 4Q profit

February 3, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

AOL Inc., newly released from its fizzled marriage with Time Warner Inc., reported a profit for the fourth quarter on Wednesday, reversing a year-ago loss brought on by huge accounting charges even as revenue fell.AOL, which runs dozens of Web sites and a shrinking dial-up Internet access...

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Study links excessive Internet use to depression

February 3, 2010 4:21 am | Comments

People who spend a lot of time surfing the internet are more likely to show signs of depression, British scientists said on Wednesday. But it is not clear whether the internet causes depression or whether depressed people are drawn to it

Magnum photo archive at UT's Ransom Center

February 3, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The University of Texas at Austin has announced a partnership to display photos from the Magnum Archive Collection of nearly 200,000 original press prints.The items from Magnum Photos will be at the Harry Ransom Center in an agreement with the collection's new owner, MSD Capital. MSD is the...

Sony healing amid better sales, cost cuts

February 3, 2010 1:01 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. reports fiscal third quarter earnings on Thursday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: Sony is expected to have swung back to the black in the October-December period for its...

Atheros Acquisition of Intellon is a Major Move in Addressing Connected Home

February 2, 2010 11:53 pm | by In-Stat | Comments

Atheros Communications announced last week that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Intellon

Sharp narrows losses but market remains bleak

February 2, 2010 10:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Japan's Sharp Corp., one of the biggest makers of flat-panel TVs, narrowed its losses during the first nine months of the fiscal year, due to lower operating costs and reduced restructuring expenses.The company booked a net loss of 8.59 billion yen ($95 million) for the April-December period,...

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Data manager Riverbed's 4th-qtr profit falls

February 2, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Riverbed Technology Inc., which helps manage corporate data networks, said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter earnings fell as its revenue and expenses rose, but the results beat analyst expectations.For the quarter that ended Dec. 31, Riverbed earned $900,000, or a penny per share, compared with...

Sony trumps Oscar season with 18 nominations

February 2, 2010 12:01 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Sony Pictures emerged as the biggest winner of Oscar nominations this year, reaping 18, the most it has scored in many years, if not ever.Sony's nods include "District 9" and "An Education" for best picture.News Corp.'s 20th Century Fox was close behind with 14, including nine for "Avatar" and...

Scheraga receives supercomputer processor hours

February 2, 2010 10:52 am | by Cornell University | Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded 6 million processor hours to Cornell professor of chemistry Harold A. Scheraga, senior research associate Adam Liwo and colleagues to study the mechanism behind protein folding.

Plextek spins out Telensa street lighting venture

February 2, 2010 10:19 am | Comments

Plextek, the Cambridge-based electronics and communications design consultancy today announced a new spin out venture - Telensa Ltd. - focused on the commercialisation of a new cost effective wireless system for actively controlling, monitoring and metering large populations of outdoor street lights, so they can be managed with maximum energy and operational efficiency.

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Digi-Key Corporation and Avago Technologies Expand Partnership, Offer Products in Europe

February 2, 2010 9:51 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — February 2, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today the expansion of its...

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Broadridge Declares Dividend

February 2, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2010, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2010.Broadridge is a technology...

Lumonall and CleanWear Products Agree to Extend Closing Date

February 2, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lumonall, Inc. (OTCBB: LUMN), (the "Company" or "Lumonall") today announced that the closing of the merger or acquisition of CleanWear Products Ltd. ("CleanWear") has been delayed.On November 9, 2009, Lumonall and CleanWear, announced an acquisition transaction that included several conditions...

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