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CGI Group to buy Stanley Inc. for $903 million

May 7, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology company CGI Group Inc. said Friday it will buy Stanley Inc. for $903 million cash, or $37.50 per share.The Canadian company is offering a premium of 29 percent from Stanley's Thursday closing price of $29. The companies said their boards have approved the sale and Stanley...

Panasonic trims quarterly loss to $971 million

May 6, 2010 11:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Japanese electronics maker Panasonic says it has reduced its losses for the January-March quarter to just under $1 billion amid a recovery in global sales.The Osaka-based maker of home electronics like Viera TVs said Friday its loss for the fiscal fourth quarter was 88.9 billion yen ($971...

Mitchell Smooke Is Chosen a SIAM Fellow in Recognition of His Work on Combustion

May 6, 2010 8:21 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Mitchell D. Smooke, the Strathcona Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Physics, has been named a 2010 fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).


Scientific Games posts 1Q profit

May 6, 2010 5:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientific Games Corp. on Thursday posted a first-quarter profit as the company had lower expenses, helping offset a decline in revenue.The numbers were below Wall Street's forecasts and the company's shares fell 22 cents to $13.34 in extended trading after rising 8 cents, or 0.6 percent, to...

Correction: Earns-Edgewater Technology

May 6, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a story May 5 about financial results for consultancy Edgewater Technology Inc., The Associated Press erroneously said the company lost $639 million, compared with a loss of $454 million a year earlier. The company posted a loss of $639,000, compared with a loss of $454,000 a year earlier.

Navy adds $6.4M to General Dynamics contract

May 6, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Dynamics said on Thursday that one of its units has been awarded a $6.4 million U.S. Navy contract modification to make special tooling for submarines for the British and U.S. navies.The change is to a $76 million contract announced in December 2008 for work on the new submarine being...

RealNetworks net income up with Rhapsody spinoff

May 6, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RealNetworks Inc., the maker of the RealPlayer video application, said Thursday it posted net income for its first quarter, thanks to the partial spinoff of its Rhapsody music service.Net income in the three months to March 31 came to $3.2 million, or 5 cents per share, reversing a loss of...

Latino genomes are diverse and reflect migrations

May 6, 2010 3:20 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Study shows that populations geographically close to historical slave trade routes and ports have more African ancestry than more distant or inland Latin Americans, who show more Native American influences.


Emdeon net income rises 30 percent in 1Q

May 6, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Emdeon Inc., a health care payment technology company, said Thursday its first-quarter net income jumped 30 percent with a rise in sales.The company earned $4.3 million, or 2 cents per share, compared with net income of $3.3 million, or 2 cents per share, during the same period a year prior....

Crackdown targets counterfeiting network equipment

May 6, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. government says it has won 30 felony convictions and seized $143 million worth of counterfeit network computer equipment manufactured in China.The seizure came in a law enforcement initiative called Operation Network Raider.The Thursday announcement by the Justice Department and the...

Why Those Castle Walls?

May 6, 2010 1:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

When I pick a subject, I seem to get moderately obsessed with that one topic and I'll end up covering it over and over again. I don't mean to. It just tends to happen that way. Castellated mounting systems seems...

Mechanical engineering graduate student to participate in prestigious summer program

May 6, 2010 12:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Saurabh Bajaj, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will participate in the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Computational Chemistry and Materials Science (CCMS) Summer Institute. Bajaj will be working under direct supervision of Patrice Turchi, a...

Heartland Payment reports 1st-quarter net income

May 6, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., which processes credits card payments, on Thursday posted first-quarter net income on a gain from insurance recoveries associated with a data breach.The company earned $14.2 million, or 36 cents per share, compared with a loss of $2.5 million, or 7 cents per...


Yale Team Discovers New Molecular Scissors That Cut the Tiniest Genes

May 6, 2010 11:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

A team of Yale University scientists has discovered a previously unknown type of molecular scissors that can tailor micro-RNAs, tiny snippets of genetic material that play a key role in regulating many of life's functions.


Teleflex Medical AQUA+FLEX Hygroscopic Condenser Humidifier (Catalog Number 1570): Recall

May 6, 2010 11:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Flex tube may not fit securely within the endotracheal tube (ET) connector.



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