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Zain Board Approves Bharti Sale

March 24, 2010 8:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Kuwait telecommunications firm Zain has approved the sale of most of its African assets to India's Bharti Airtel for approximately $9 billion.

On Apple's Board, Fewer Independent Voices

March 24, 2010 6:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The death of Apple director Jerome York has left the company with fewer independent voices, putting it in conflict with its own rules and renewing concerns about directors' ability to oversee Steve Jobs.

US Web company Go Daddy stops selling domain names in China; rival made similar step in Dec.

March 24, 2010 5:30 pm | by Joelle Tessler@ - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@ - Associated Press | News | Comments

Two U.S. companies that sell Internet addresses to Web sites said Wednesday they had stopped registering new domain names in China because the Chinese government has begun demanding pictures and other identification documents from their customers.One of the domain name companies, Go Daddy Inc.,...


Kit Invites Energy Harvesting and Wireless Exploration

March 24, 2010 2:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Echoflex Solutions introduced the EEK200C Evaluation Kit. The kit enables integrators and OEMs to explore EnOcean wireless energy harvesting technologies within the context of their own buildings. Encapsulated in the kit are the


Three U.S. IPOs Climb

March 24, 2010 1:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Radio-frequency semiconductor company MaxLinear, broadband-access equipment maker Calix Networks and First Interstate BancSystem made swift gains on their debuts.

IBM to provide services to Carlsberg through 2016

March 24, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Danish brewer Carlsberg has extended its agreement with IBM to continue providing information technology services to the company through 2016.IBM said it will provide the services to Carlsberg's 10 subsidiaries in Europe and build the brewer a new SAP infrastructure.The contract was signed this...

Adobe spent $70,000 lobbying in 4Q

March 24, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Adobe Systems Inc. spent $70,000 in the fourth quarter to lobby federal officials on cyber-security, government procurement policy and other issues, according to a disclosure report.That was less than the $80,000 it spent in the same period a year earlier. The San Jose, Calif., software company...

Go Daddy Draws Line in China

March 24, 2010 11:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Go Daddy told members of Congress that it will discontinue offering new ".cn" domain registrations in China because of new government requirements there.


New tissue-hugging implant maps heart electrical activity in unprecedented detail

March 24, 2010 11:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A team of cardiologists, materials scientists, and bioengineers have created and tested a new type of implantable device for measuring the heart's electrical output that they say is a vast improvement over current devices. The new device...


UK military incorporates Virtual Reality Parachute Trainers

March 24, 2010 10:34 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has purchased Virtual Reality Parachute Trainers (VRPT) for the Parachute Training School at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire. The contract with Gloucestershire-based Pennant Training Systems Limited is for the design, manufacture, and installation of eight Virtual Trainers.


Another US Internet company pulls back in China

March 24, 2010 10:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Go Daddy Group Inc., a leading reseller of Internet domain names, says it will stop registering new names in China. The company says it's taking the step because the Chinese government has begun demanding pictures and other identification documents from its customers.Word that company will stop...

TSX-listed Corporate Dividends by Ex-Date for March 24 & March 25, 2010

March 24, 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 24 & March 25, 2010:CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LIMITED (TSX: CP ): Dividend of $ 0.2475 , expiring Mar. 24, 2010 < ENSIGN ENERGY SERVICES INC. (TSX: ESI ): Dividend of $ 0.0875 , expiring Mar. 24, 2010

New CO2 'scrubber' from ingredient in hair conditioners

March 24, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Chemical Society) In an effort to fight global warming, scientists in New York are reporting the first use of a new chemical approach that has the potential to remove 90 percent of carbon dioxide from the flue gas from coal-burning power plants. The new "scrubber" is more...


Who's Resonsible For The Footprint?

March 24, 2010 10:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

I recently wrote a bit about CAD library parts for QFNs and a reader posed an interesting question in response to it: "Okay, that makes sense.. But why don't manufacturers of the part put out their footprints and schematic symbols...

Google's Brin Talks About China Gamble

March 24, 2010 8:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Behind Google's decision to shutter its China-based search engine was co-founder Sergey Brin's change of heart about the compromises required to do business in a land that was increasingly reminding him of his native Soviet Union.


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