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Conn. mayor donates kidney to Facebook friend

April 22, 2010 8:55 am | News | 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.

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SKorea targets Internet addicts; 2 million hooked

April 22, 2010 8:52 am | News | 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.

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SKINTOP CLICK Allows for Reduced Installation Time

April 22, 2010 8:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The fast and flexible SKINTOP CLICK cable entry system can save valuable installation time on a wide range of applications, including switch cabinets, automation systems and plant construction. It provides the perfect solution for hard to reach dual wall enclosures and limited space applications where locknut installation is difficult.

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Nokia posts €349 million profit in Q1

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

Nokia posts euro349 million profit in Q1

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

Nokia Corp.'s first-quarter net profit surged to euro349 million ($467 million) from euro122 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 euro9.63 ($12.85) in...

Qwest, CenturyTel to Merge

April 22, 2010 8:21 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

CenturyTel said it will buy Qwest in an all-stock deal valuing the company at about $10.6 billion, combining two of the largest U.S. landline operators in one of the biggest U.S. telecom deals in years.

16.2 V Ultracapacitors are Optimized for Energy Storage

April 22, 2010 7:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tecate Industries announced the release of the PBD PowerBurst Ultracapacitor Modules. Tecate's newest multi-cell modules were developed together with Maxwell, and employ their radial 350F, 2.7 V ultracapacitor cells to facilitate

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Verizon Earnings Fall 75%; Health Care Reform Cited

April 22, 2010 7:22 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The results include a charge to reflect a change in health care law regarding the tax treatment of benefits.

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Nokia Tumbles on Weak Report

April 22, 2010 7:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Nokia posted a weaker-than-expected net profit and cut its margin outlook as competition intensified in the premium smartphone market, sending shares sharply lower.

Supposed new iPhone 4G - leaked by Gizmodo

April 22, 2010 6:40 am | Videos | Comments

Technology blogging website Gizmodo claim to have got their hands on the new Apple iPhone. They made this video demonstrating its appearance and external features.

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Queen’s Award Presented to DuPont for Increasing Efficiency of Solar Cells

April 22, 2010 6:26 am | News | Comments

Her Majesty the Queen, head of state of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, has awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category to DuPont for the continuous development of DuPont Solamet photovoltaic metallization paste.

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Diversified Opportunities, Inc. Announces Planned Acquisition

April 22, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Diversified Opportunities, Inc. (OTCBB: DVOP) announces that the Company has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") to acquire CommerceTel, Inc. ("CommerceTel"). The MOU provides for the parties to negotiate exclusively with one another with the objective of completing the transaction...

How Are You Celebrating Earth Day?

April 22, 2010 5:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

Happy Earth Day! Today marks the 40th anniversary of celebrating Earth Day, and we hope you're getting into the spirit and committing to protecting the environment and saving energy. Check out EERE's Earth Day Web site and interactive animation for some great ideas and information to get...

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MIMO Over-the-Air: Facing the Challenges of Testing Wireless MIMO Devices

April 22, 2010 5:08 am | by Jukka-Pekka Nuutinen, EB, Elektrobit, www.elektrobit.com | Articles | Comments

There seems to be no end to the demand of higher data rate applications and performance requirements as the number of new mobile devices continues to increase dramatically. The usage of mobile devices has evolved from voice only to multimedia messaging, downloading emails, web browsing, online gaming, video calls, social networking etc.

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TransGaming Retains US-Based Financial Communications Agency

April 22, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.transgaming.com () —TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TNG), a leader in the development of innovative software portability products that facilitate the deployment of video games across multiple platforms, today announced it has initiated a new corporate communications program to improve...

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