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Teradata 1Q profit rises 49 percent as sales climb

May 6, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Data storage company Teradata Corp. said Thursday that its profit grew 49 percent in the first quarter, aided by stronger hardware and software sales.Teradata's profit rose to $67 million, or 39 cents per share, from $45 million, or 26 cents per share. Revenue grew 17 percent to $429 million...

DisplaySearch Announces Keynote Speakers for 2010 China FPD & HDTV Conference

May 6, 2010 9:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced the keynote speakers for the Fourth Annual DisplaySearch China FPD TV and HDTV Conference to be held May 20-21, 2010, at the Marco Polo Shenzhen Hotel.

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory May 2010

May 6, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) In combat situations, communication is critical, and a system being developed would put US forces in command. Catching violators while keeping safe truckers on schedule is the focus of a program and system recently installed at weigh stations in South...

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Nokia plans new devices to catch up with rivals

May 6, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Nokia Corp. will launch new smart phones to "help close the gap" with competitors that have overtaken the world's top cell phone maker in the market for high-end devices, its chief executive said Thursday.While Nokia still is a global leader in smart phones, it's struggling to compete in the...

MA-COM and Mimix to Merge

May 6, 2010 7:38 am | Comments

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and Mimix Broadband jointly announced today that their respective corporate parents have signed a definitive merger agreement that will add Mimix and its subsidiaries to the M/A-COM Tech family of companies.

Absa Implements Cincom Synchrony in Its Contact Center

May 6, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Software and services provider Cincom Systems (http://www.cincom.com/us/eng/index.jsp?locusa) (http://www.cincom.com (http://www.cincom.com) ) announces that Absa Group, a subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC and one of the largest financial services organizations in South Africa, has selected...

Science Courses for the Next Generation

May 6, 2010 7:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

During the last three years, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has recruited 44 colleges and universities across the country to join its Science Education Alliance (SEA), which is changing how freshmen learn about science by providing them with an authentic, classroom-based...

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Strong Growth in Mobile Phone Display Shipments in Q4 Pushes 2009 into Positive Growth

May 6, 2010 6:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

The mobile phone market rebounded strongly in Q4’09, resulting in 2009 shipments of 1.46 billion units, up 4.4% Y/Y.

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World record in current intensity achieved with distribution cables

May 6, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, ICMAB-CSIC, and the firms Labein Tecnalia and Nexans, coordinated by Endesa, have developed the most advanced and powerful conductivity cable in the world. This prototype measures 30 meters and was made...

Organic light-emitting transistors outperforming OLEDs

May 6, 2010 6:05 am | Comments

Organic light-emitting transistors (OLETs) are alternative, planar light sources combining, in the same architecture, the switching mechanism of a thin-film transistor and an electroluminescent device.

Conn's 1Q key revenue metric declines 19.8 percent

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

Consumer electronics and home goods chain Conn's Inc. said Thursday that revenue at stores open at least a year fell 19.8 percent in the first quarter.Revenue at stores open at least a year is a key indicator of retailer performance because it measures growth at existing stores rather than...

Enhances Company's Ability to Deliver Symantec Solutions and Services to Customers

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

CMT (http://www.gocmt.com/) today announced it has created a dedicated Symantec Consulting Services Practice to further extend its ability to provide end-to-end Symantec solutions and services to customers. As part of this expansion, CMT is adding over 25 highly-experienced consultants and...

Bison Gear and Kaman Industrial Technologies Sign National Distribution Agreement

May 6, 2010 5:28 am | Comments

Following a successful period of regional authorized distribution, gearmotor manufacturer, Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. has entered into a new North American distribution agreement with Kaman Industrial Technologies, one of North America's largest distributors of power transmission and motion control products.

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Taiyo Yuden Recognizes Avnet Electronics Marketing as 2009 Distributor of the Year

May 6, 2010 5:15 am | Comments

Taiyo Yuden (U.S.A.) Inc. has recognized Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas as its 2009 Distributor of the Year. The award recognizes Avnet as the distributor with the highest increase in year-over-year sales of Taiyo Yuden’s surface-mount and leaded passive components, Bluetooth modules, power electronics modules, power supplies and recordable digital media.

EDS 2010 Kick-off Event Spotlights Industry Leaders

May 6, 2010 4:50 am | Comments

EDS 2010 will recognize electronics industry leaders at a special program immediately preceding its All-Industry Reception, where EDS and media sponsors will present the results of the first-ever industry-wide survey. The program and reception, to be held Monday, May 11, 2010, in the Paris/Bally’s Hotel Complex at 5:00 p.m., replaces the keynote address as the kick-off event of the annual conference.

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