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IMAX inks new theater deal in Japan

April 19, 2010 7:30 pm | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Megascreen theater company IMAX Corp. said Tuesday it will expand in Japan — the latest in a series of international deals inked recently amid growing demand for 3-D movies following the success of science fiction blockbuster Avatar.The Canada-based company, along with local partner Tokyu...

For Apple, Lost iPhone Is a Big Deal

April 19, 2010 7:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

A prototype of the next iPhone was found in a bar, and photos of it soon began appearing on technology blogs.

Web Site's Account Of iPhone Fuels Buzz

April 19, 2010 7:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Photos and a video purporting to show a next-generation Apple iPhone are creating a stir in Silicon Valley. Not over the images, but how the device got into the hands of tech bloggers.


Customers Invited to Choose Consolidating Shipping to Green their Ordering Process

April 19, 2010 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Softchoice Corporation (TSX: SO), a leading North American provider of IT solutions and services, is pleased to announce a new green shipping ( g/) option. Customers now have the ability to ship their orders 'complete' as opposed to...

Cyberattack on Google Said to Hit Password System

April 19, 2010 6:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The system that was struck in a December attack controls millions of users’ access to almost all of Google’s Web services, a person with direct knowledge of an investigation said.

At Kodak, Patents Hold Key to Future

April 19, 2010 6:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

As Kodak struggles to turn itself around, a patent countersuit highlights Kodak's continuing reliance on income tied to its intellectual property.

Apple's Conundrum: Topping Itself

April 19, 2010 5:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

As Apple reports earnings Tuesday, the focus is turning to what the tech titan can do for an encore.

Income Increases 13% as I.B.M. Raises Forecasts

April 19, 2010 2:23 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The company’s performance and outlook suggest that corporations are beginning to open their wallets.


IBM's Net Rises 13%

April 19, 2010 2:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

IBM's profit jumped 13% as the tech giant posted higher software, hardware and technology-services revenue, though it booked fewer new consulting contracts than a year ago.

New technology will mean shift for Internet advertising

April 19, 2010 2:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Toronto) Placing internet ads on websites will be easier and more profitable in the future thanks to a new technology developed at the University of Toronto that allows ads to be resized to fit any available website space.

Phillips receives lifetime achievement award

April 19, 2010 2:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Dr. Don Phillips, Chevron Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Texas Industrial Engineering LIfetime Achievement Award. Phillips was recognized with the award at a luncheon at Lamar University in late...

Cornell students present research at Senior Expo

April 19, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Fifty seniors, funded by the Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Research Scholars program, discussed their undergraduate research projects at the annual Senior Expo April 14.

Ideas for What to Do this Earth Day

April 19, 2010 2:21 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

It's finally beginning to warm up again! Of course, given that I live in Colorado, where it can snow through May, I probably just jinxed myself. But no matter! It's spring, it's beautiful out, and that means it's time to yet again break out the spring version of Stay Cool, Save Money!


Let's Get Small

April 19, 2010 2:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

It never stops. Does it? It never stops, but it does seem to accelerate. When I fuddled with my first 7400 series logic chip a bazzilion years ago, it was a 0.1" pitch DIP chip. A few years after that,...

Renaissance Learning profit up in 1Q

April 19, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Renaissance Learning Inc., which makes curriculum and academic assessment products, reported late Monday that its profit rose nearly 50 percent in the first quarter as its revenue rose.Renaissance said it earned $5.8 million, or 20 cents per share, for the quarter that ended March 31. That's up...


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