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Acco Brands changes board

April 5, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Office products company Acco Brands Corp. said Monday that one of its board members is retiring and it has nominated two new directors.The company behind brands such as Day-Timer, Swingline and Kensington said office products company said that Patricia Ewers, 74, is retiring from the...

Chip Sales See Bumpy Recovery

April 5, 2010 10:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Global semiconductor sales rose 56% in February compared with a year earlier, but were down 1.3% from January, with demand mostly driven by electronic sales in emerging economies.

ManTech gets $40 million Navy contract

April 5, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Government contractor ManTech International Corp. said Monday that it received a $40 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division.ManTech said that under the agreement it will provide the center with engineering, technical, system safety, training and other types...


German minister criticizes Facebook on privacy

April 5, 2010 8:01 am | Comments

A German minister has sharply criticized Facebook's handling of personal data and is calling on the social network to upgrade its privacy settings. Consumer protection minister Ilse Aigner urges Facebook's CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg in an open letter "to revise the privacy policy without delay."


Global Nanomaterial Demand to reach $3.6 billion in 2013

April 5, 2010 7:34 am | Comments

While market demand has not matched the considerable hype that nanotechnology has generated over the past decade and a half, nanomaterials have managed to attain an appreciable commercial presence in recent years.


La Catrina String Quartet to Perform at Brookhaven Lab May 5

April 5, 2010 7:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

La Catrina String Quartet will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, May 5, at noon in Berkner Hall.

AsiaInfo takes majority stake in software company

April 5, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chinese telecommunications and information technology company AsiaInfo Holdings Inc. is acquiring an 80 percent stake in Hangzhou Zhongbo Software Technology Co. Ltd., which provides software for the cable industry.AsisInfo said Monday the move will allow it to expand into the cable industry in...

Raymond Tubes announces the launch of their Business Website

April 5, 2010 6:24 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Raymond Tubes, Mumbai is delighted to announce the launch of its website that will be of tremendous value to our customers.


Notebook, Netbook and Slate PC Demand Expected to Propel Portable PC Market to 26% Y/Y Growth in 2010

April 5, 2010 6:24 am | by General Electric | Comments

The total portable PC market is expected to grow to 215 million units and $117 billion in 2010. Dramatic increases in the size of the slate-style PC market are expected to be driven by the Apple iPad and slates from other brands expected to be released. [...]

New software design technique allows programs to run faster

April 5, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(North Carolina State University) Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach to software development that will allow common computer programs to run up to 20 percent faster and possibly incorporate new security measures.

Digi International to Release Fiscal Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Results and Host Conference Call on April 22, 2010

April 5, 2010 6:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

(Minneapolis, MN, April 1, 2010) - Digi International® Inc.(Nasdaq: DGII) will release financial results for its second first quarter 2010 on Thursday, April 22, 2010, after market clos

Amdocs to sell majority stake in Longshine unit

April 5, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Telecommunications software maker Amdocs Ltd. will sell a majority stake in its Longshine unit in a shift in its Chinese market strategy.Amdocs said the sale of an 81 percent stake in Longshine to the locally-managed Longshine Technology Holdings Ltd. will allow that company to focus on...

Subsidiary SWK Technologies Closes Important Transaction

April 5, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Trey Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: TYRIA) announced today that its subsidiary, SWK Technologies, has closed its first sale of Sage Software's ERP X3, Sage's flagship global ERP solution for mid-sized and larger businesses.Mark Meller, CEO of Trey Resources, stated, "SWK is one of a handful of nationwide...


ZigBee Releases Mobile Network Public Application Profile

April 5, 2010 4:40 am | Comments

The ZigBee Alliance announced it completed development of ZigBee Telecom Services, a new public application profile standard defining value added services for mobile network operators, businesses and governments.


Bosch Expands "Green Technology Inside" Initiative Through Best Buy Partnership

April 5, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —( and Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) today announced that in response to increased demand for energy- and water-efficient appliances, Bosch home appliances ( are now available at Best Buy stores. With a lineup of...


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