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Integrating Patch Management and Antivirus in a Single Agent Allows Shavlik Customers to Protect More, Save Time and Spend Less

April 27, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shavlik Technologies, LLC, a solution provider for simplifying and automating critical IT operations, announced that after a year integrating antivirus + antispyware into its NetChk platform, the company's customers report reduced cost, complexity, and headaches due to reducing the number of...

Volcanic ash cloud crisis: Commission outlines response to tackle the impact on air transport

April 27, 2010 3:22 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, today presented to the College a preliminary assessment of the economic consequences for the air transport industry of the volcanic ash crisis. In addition the Vice President presented a range of possible...

Sharp returns to black after big cost cuts

April 27, 2010 1:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sharp Corp. returned to profit last fiscal year as cost cuts offset lower sales.Japan's top producer of liquid crystal displays said Tuesday it booked a net profit of 4.4 billion yen ($46.8 million) in the 12 months through March, following a 125.8 billion yen loss the previous year.The global...

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Germany's Software AG says 1Q net profit up 9 pct

April 26, 2010 9:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Germany's Software AG is citing improving sales and demand for its programs that help companies operate as its first-quarter net profit rose 9 percent.The software maker based in Darmstadt on Tuesday posted a net profit of euro28 million ($37.3 million) in the January-March period compared with...

SKorea's economy grows 1.8 percent in 1st quarter

April 26, 2010 7:30 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

South Korea's economic growth accelerated sharply in the first quarter of 2010 amid a rebound in manufacturing, exports and spending.Asia's fourth-largest economy expanded 1.8 percent in the three months ended March 31 from the fourth quarter last year when it grew 0.2 percent, the Bank of...

Brazil: Google data gives bad censorship rap

April 26, 2010 5:30 pm | by BRADLEY BROOKS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Brazilian prosecutors said Monday a new Google tool showing government requests for data on users of the Internet giant's services or the removal of content is giving their country a bad rap.Google Inc. released an online tool last week showing where it faces the most government pressure to...

Emulex moves to fiscal 3rd-quarter profit

April 26, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emulex Corp., a data storage equipment maker, said Monday that it swung to a profit in its fiscal third quarter. But the company's forecast disappointed investors, sending shares down in after-hours trading.Emulex shares fell $1.04, or 7.6 percent, to $12.62 in after-hours trading. The stock...

Oracle CEO Adopts Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan

April 26, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Larry Ellison, has adopted a pre-arranged stock trading plan to sell a portion of his company stock over time as part of his individual long-term strategy for asset diversification and liquidity. The stock...

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Humanities Fellows to present 'Mobilities' research

April 26, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

The Fellows of the Society for the Humanities will hold a public workshop on 'Critical Mobilities: Thought, Culture and Performance' April 29-30, with results from their yearlong research seminar.

Police seize gear from Gizmodo iPhone blogger

April 26, 2010 1:30 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities seized computers, digital cameras, a cell phone and other items from a technology blog editor who posted pictures and details of a lost iPhone prototype.A computer-crime task force made up of multiple law enforcement agencies searched Gizmodo editor and blogger Jason Chen's house...

Business software firm Open Text to buy Burntsand for $11 million

April 26, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software company Open Text Corp. has signed a deal to buy Burntsand Inc. in a deal worth about $11 million in cash.Under the agreement, Burntsand shareholders will receive 15 cents per share.Burntsand shares closed up 2.5 cents at 9.5 cents on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday."This...

Physicists capture first images of atomic spin

April 26, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Ohio University) Though scientists argue that the emerging technology of spintronics may trump conventional electronics for building the next generation of faster, smaller, more efficient computers and high-tech devices, no one has actually seen the spin -- a quantum mechanical property...

Appliance Rebates: Frequently Asked Questions

April 26, 2010 1:22 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

The appliance rebate program has been wildly successful in many states. So successful, in fact, that people have plenty of questions and aren’t always finding the answers they need. Whether you’re just learning about the appliance rebate program or have some nagging questions,...

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Pioneering Physicist John Ellis to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on “Answering Gauguin’s Questions” May 26

April 26, 2010 1:22 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

John Ellis, a theoretical physicist, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture titled “Answering Gauguin’s Questions: Where Are We Coming From, Where Are We Going, and What Are We?” at Brookhaven Lab at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, in Berkner Hall.

Travelzoo's profit soars in 1Q as revenue grows

April 26, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Travelzoo Inc. reported Monday that its profit multiplied in the first quarter as its subscriber base and online advertising grew from a year-ago quarter weighed down by a one-time charge.The Internet travel service company reported income of $2.5 million, or 15 cents per share, up sharply from...

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