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Adobe Systems posts lower 1Q profit as costs grow

March 23, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc. said Tuesday that fiscal first-quarter earnings declined on higher expenses, but sales climbed as demand for its design and publishing software improved with the economy.Adobe said it earned $127.2 million, or 24 cents per share, during the three months that ended March 5....

Probe Forces Telecom Italia to Delay Results

March 23, 2010 12:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Telecom Italia said its top executives will ask board members to postpone for the second time the approval of its 2009 results, as a result of a probe into alleged money laundering and tax fraud involving its cable unit Sparkle.

A lab-on-a-chip with moveable channels

March 23, 2010 12:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Cincinnati) Microfluidic devices typically depend upon electrokinetic or traditional pressure methods to move microscopic amounts of fluid around a fixed microchip. As just published as the cover story in Lab on a Chip, in "Virtual electrowetting channels: electronic liquid...

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Logibec Announces Changes in Board of Directors and Management

March 23, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Logibec Groupe Informatique Ltd. (TSX: LGI) ("Logibec" or the "Company") announced today changes in its Board of Directors and Senior Management.The Chairman of the Board of Directors, Andre Gauthier, announced that Jean-Francois Sabourin was appointed as a director at its Annual General...

Toshiba Revives Plant Plan

March 23, 2010 11:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Toshiba will begin construction of a flash memory plant in July, after putting the plan on hold last year due to the global financial crisis.

New spintronics material could help usher in next generation of microelectronics

March 23, 2010 11:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - Los Angeles) Complementary metal oxide semiconductor technology is used today in all forms of electronic devices. However power dissipation and variability, saturation of device performance, are two major issues the market will need to overcome as it continues...

March Madness can improve office life, survey says

March 23, 2010 10:30 am | by TALI ARBEL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

MARCH MADNESS AT WORK: College basketball watchers are tuning in to games online in record numbers, often during the work day — but many managers see that as a potential positive for the workplace, according to a recent survey.During the first day of the NCAA men's basketball tournament last...

TSX-listed Corporate Dividends by Ex-Date for March 23 & March 24, 2010

March 23, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dividends by ex-date on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange for March 23 & March 24, 2010:ALTAGAS INCOME TRUST UNITS (TSX: ALA.UN ): Dividend of $ 0.18 , expiring Mar. 23, 2010 < NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA (TSX: NA ): Dividend of $ 0.62 , expiring Mar. 23, 2010 < PEMBINA...

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Cheap and green -- new Nottingham spin-out to revolutionize sustainable energy

March 23, 2010 10:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Nottingham) A new spin-out company from the University of Nottingham is aiming to prove that a new form of green energy could be in widespread use within 15 years and at a fraction of the cost of its nearest competitor.

MatrikonOPC Offers OPC Connectivity for IEC 61850 Protocol

March 23, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

MatrikonOPC is pleased to announce the release of their OPC Server for IEC 61850 (http://www.matrikonopc.com/opc-drivers/opc-iec-61850/base-drive -de tails.aspx?utm_campaignCollateral&utm_mediumMultiple&u m_s ourceMatrikonOPC&utm_contentPR-IEC61850-03-23-2010) . IEC 61850 is the...

ISee3D Enters Into 3D Display Purchase Agreement

March 23, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

ISee3D Inc. ("ISee3D") (TSX VENTURE: ICT) announced today it has entered into an agreement with Stereo Vision Systems, Inc., of Ithaca, New York ("SVS") to purchase a Philips WOWZone Video Wall System, with all accompanying displays, computers, hardware, power supply and router, and including...

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Google's Gamble Gets Mixed Reaction in China

March 23, 2010 9:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Google's decision to reroute its Chinese users to a search site in Hong Kong it is not censoring was met with a mixture of resentment and confusion in China, as users, employees and partners braced for potential fallout from the move.

Laser security for the Internet

March 23, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) A new invention developed by Dr. Jacob Scheuer of Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering promises an information security system that can beat today's hackers -- and the hackers of the future -- with existing fiber optic and...

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Largest Last Supper: It keeps gettin' bigger

March 23, 2010 9:22 am | by Cornell University | Comments

Food portions and plates have gradually gotten larger over the last millenium, says a new study that analyzed portions in 52 Last Supper paintings, published in The International Journal of Obesity.

CERN sets date for first attempt at 7 TeV collisions in the LHC

March 23, 2010 9:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

With beams routinely circulating in the Large Hadron Collider at 3.5 TeV, the highest energy yet achieved in a particle accelerator, CERN has set the date for the start of the LHC research programme. The first attempt for collisions at 7 TeV (3.5 TeV per beam) is scheduled for 30 March.

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