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Symbility Finalizes Three Year Contract With Groupe Promutuel

April 6, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Symbility Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp. (TSX VENTURE: AUT), is proud to announce the finalization of a three year contract with Groupe Promutuel, based in Quebec City, Quebec.Groupe Promutuel, with more than 160 years' experience and 545,000 insured members,...

Enhanced Features Drive TV Industry Growth

April 6, 2010 4:27 am | News | Comments

A deluge of new product announcements so far this year shows that TV set makers are far from running out of ideas, according to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly TV Design and Features Report 

Composting with My Wiggly Friends - or, The Great Escape That Never Happened

April 6, 2010 4:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

It's hard for many of us of the "me" generation to think about being careful and conserving energy, even when it directly affects our pocketbooks. We leave the lights and television on when there's no one in the room, despite the fact that this specific action - or lack of action -...


Manpower completes Comsys IT Partners acquisition

April 6, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manpower Inc. has completed its $375.8 million acquisition of Comsys IT Partners Inc.The staffing agency said late Monday that the deal helps broaden its staffing services offerings. Comsys, based in Houston, provides temporary employees for information technology jobs.Earlier in the day,...

Tax: Revised OECD, Council of Europe treaty will boost multilateral cooperation

April 6, 2010 1:27 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The OECD and the Council of Europe have agreed on an update to an international treaty that aims to help governments enforce their tax laws, as part of the worldwide drive to combat cross-border tax evasion.


HTC's Net Rises 3.1%

April 6, 2010 1:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

HTC, the world's largest maker of phones using Microsoft's operating system by shipments, said its first-quarter net profit rose 3.1% to $158.7 million.

Western Ky. University reaching out through app

April 6, 2010 12:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Western Kentucky University students and others can now find information about the Bowling Green school through mobile devices such as iPhones and Blackberrys.Western worked with Blackboard Inc. to develop an application modeled after iStanford. Western information technology vice president Bob...

Czech Republic : Strengthening public finances a key challenge for next government

April 6, 2010 12:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The main challenge for the next Czech government taking over after the May elections will be to repair the deterioration in public finances caused by the economic crisis, says a new OECD report.


Vietnam denies Google's hacking accusation

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

Vietnam has dismissed what it called "groundless" accusations from Google and McAfee that the communist country had apparently used malicious computer programs to hack Web sites and spy on political opponents.Google Inc. said Vietnam had apparently used software known as "malware" to snoop on...

Samsung Projects Strong Profit

April 5, 2010 8:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Electronics giant Samsung said it expects to meet or exceed fiscal first-quarter projections, signaling strength in consumer electronics as the world pulls out of its economic slump.

Microsoft to Unveil 'Pink' Mobile Phones

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

Microsoft plans to introduce a new line of mobile phones next Monday whose social-networking capabilities are targeted at young consumers.

Early iPad Sales Fall Short of Hopes

April 5, 2010 4:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Apple said it sold more than 300,000 iPads in the U.S. on the first day the device went on sale, tempering Wall Street's highflying expectations for the much-hyped multimedia tablet computer.

Brightcove Raises New Funds

April 5, 2010 2:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Internet-video management start-up Brightcove raises what could be its final private financing as money continues to pour into companies that distribute Internet video ahead of an expected shakeout.


Full Circle - Total Quality Management

April 5, 2010 2:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

A thought occurred to me over the weekend as I was pursuing through some of my recent posts and comments. Back in the late 80's and early 90's, Total Quality Management with such phrases as "Cross-functional team" was all the...

Acco Brands changes board

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


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