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Germany investigates alleged kickbacks in HP deal

April 15, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

German prosecutors say three people who once worked for Hewlett-Packard Co. were arrested in December in an investigation of alleged kickbacks surrounding a deal to sell computer equipment to Russian authorities.Wolfgang Klein, a spokesman for prosecutors in Dresden, said Thursday the three...

GuestLogix Q1 sales up 50 per cent, profit rises

April 15, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GuestLogix Inc. (TSX:GXI) continued to show profitable revenue growth in the first quarter, with sales up 50 per cent from a year earlier.The Toronto-based company's revenue from its onboard store technology, which is sold to airlines and other travel businesses, was $6 million.That's up from...

Infosys Earnings Slip

April 15, 2010 4:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Infosys Technologies reported a slight drop in its fourth quarter bottomline but issued a strong dollar outlook for the current fiscal year, indicating that a revival in India's outsourcing industry is continuing to gather momentum.

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How Do You Think Students and College Campuses Could Promote Energy Savings?

April 15, 2010 4:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, Eric told you about various efforts at colleges and universities across the country to teach students about saving energy and make campuses more energy efficient. Students don't always think about their energy use, especially if they're living in campus housing and not directly...

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Company: Chinese cyberattack targets Australia

April 14, 2010 11:30 pm | by ROHAN SULLIVAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A company in Australia came under a cyberattack from China that was intense enough to slow traffic on part of the country's second-largest broadband network, company officials said Thursday.Among companies affected were Australian Associated Press, the national news agency, and the Australian...

FCC Chairman Criticized Over Broadband Plans

April 14, 2010 8:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Genachowski said his agency has the authority to push ahead with its plans to expand broadband Internet access, as senators from both parties criticized his recently released National Broadband Plan.

Friend=Customer

April 14, 2010 6:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Some big marketers are tapping social-networking data to find would-be clients among friends and acquaintances of existing customers, to the dismay of some privacy advocates.

Officials search HP office in Russia

April 14, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Russian authorities have searched a Hewlett-Packard Co. office in Moscow in what one news report said was a bribery investigation.HP confirmed the search but wouldn't provide further details.Russian prosecutors said in a statement the investigation was carried out at the request of German...

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H-P Executives Face Bribery Probes

April 14, 2010 4:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

German and Russian authorities are investigating whether H-P executives paid millions of dollars in bribes to win a contract in Russia.

Keeping Tabs on Mobile Devices

April 14, 2010 2:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Katherine Boehret tests two keychain gadgets that work as wireless leashes for Bluetooth-connected phones.

GSI Commerce names head of marketing services

April 14, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Retail Web site operator GSI Commerce Inc. said Wednesday that it named Chris Saridakis as the head of its marketing services division, where he will lead its e-Dialog and TrueAction businesses.Saridakis will also be in charge of the division's expansion and future acquisitions, the company...

Cat brain: A step toward the electronic equivalent

April 14, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan) A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer.

Pepinsky and Prasad chosen as Asia scholars

April 14, 2010 1:23 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Thomas Pepinsky, government, and Eswar Prasad, applied economics and management, have been selected as two of 39 outstanding scholars of Asia to participate in the new National Asia Research Program.

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Automodular to close Oshawa, Ont., plant after GM Canada cancels contracts

April 14, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Auto parts supplier Automodular Corp. (TSX:AM) says it will close a plant in the southern Ontario community of Oshawa and lay off 100 workers.The move comes after General Motors Canada cancelled a contract with Automodular to supply parts and services for the assembly of the Camaro muscle car...

Frank LaTorre and the King Bees to Perform at Brookhaven Lab May 8

April 14, 2010 11:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Frank LaTorre and the King Bees will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Saturday, May 8, at 8 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

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