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Priceline Shifts Model in Asia

March 23, 2010 8:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Much of Priceline's growth in recent years has come from fixed-price travel bookings outside the U.S. Hotel reservation site Agoda is the company's effort to find new sources of growth in Asia.

Fujitsu Adviser Won't Seek Post

March 23, 2010 7:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

In the wake of a rare public dispute with its former president, Fujitsu senior executive adviser, Naoyuki Akikusa, will not stand for re-election to the board of the Japanese technology-services company.

Highest Ion Output in the Industry! Low-Voltage, Small Ionizer Module "Ionissimo MHM Series Adopted for Use in S.T. Corporation Ionizer

March 23, 2010 7:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

The Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. ionizer module “Ionissimo™” MHM Series has been adopted for use by the S.T. Corporation in its new “Virus Attacker” plug-in ionizer.


Cell Carriers Bow to Taliban Threat

March 23, 2010 6:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Every evening, cellphones go dead across southern and eastern Afghanistan because of a Taliban decree that aims to prevent villagers from passing tips to coalition forces.

T-Mobile to Boost U.S. Network

March 23, 2010 5:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

T-Mobile said it will extend its faster network technology to more than 100 U.S. markets by the end of the year.

Synopsys closes acquisition of CoWare

March 23, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Synopsys Inc., a maker of chip testing and development software, said Tuesday that it has completed its acquisition of CoWare Inc.CoWare is a privately held electronic systems design software developer in San Jose, Calif.The deal was announced in February. Financial terms were not...

3 Tufts engineering faculty earn prestigious national awards for promising research

March 23, 2010 2:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Tufts University) Promising research on superconducting materials, near infra-red spectroscopy, and nanotechnology has earned three faculty at Tufts University's School of Engineering early career awards from the National Science Foundation and US Department of Energy. The awards are...

Adobe Profit Falls 19% but Beats Forecasts

March 23, 2010 1:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Adobe Systems reported profit slid 19% on lower margins, but the graphics-software company's results easily topped expectations.


Adobe Systems posts lower 1Q profit as costs grow

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


Logibec Announces Changes in Board of Directors and Management

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

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

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