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Main Supplier of Foam Mattresses to IKEA Implements Epicor ERP

June 14, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, today announced that Dendro Poland (http://www.dendro.pl/html-eng/aboutus2.php) , a leading manufacturer of foam mattresses and a...

NTT bids $199 million for Intelligroup

June 14, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information technology company NTT Data Corp. said Monday it will buy Intelligroup for $199 million in cash.The offer from the Japanese company, for $4.65 per share, represents a 27.7 percent premium over Intelligroup's closing price on Friday.Any shares remaining for Intelligroup Inc., based...

Space applications: a market for the taking

June 14, 2010 2:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

The European Commission's Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Applications Action Plan adopted today aims to place European industry in pole position to take full advantage of the global downstream market worth about €100 billion in particular by using its own satellite navigation...

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Criminal clues at your fingertips

June 14, 2010 1:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

A fingermark left at a crime scene may now provide investigators with details about a suspect's medications, their diet and even their lifestyle. Thanks to a new technique developed by scientists from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, the ability to catch a criminal just got a whole lot easier.

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Small Businesses: Better policy support for EU’s job engine

June 14, 2010 1:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

With the onset of the economic crisis in 2008, a positive development of small and medium enterprises (SME) has come to a halt. Between 2002 and 2008, SMEs in the EU turned out to be the most important European Economy job engine. Selected key facts describing the national SME sector are...

AT & T Blames iPad Incident on 'Malicious' Hackers

June 13, 2010 10:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

AT&T, reaching out to iPad users to explain why their email addresses were released, blamed the incident on "computer hackers" who "maliciously exploited" an attempt by the carrier to speed the process of logging in to its website.

Past crises hint at whether BP can pass its test

June 13, 2010 8:05 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

BP is being vilified from the Louisiana marshlands to the White House as its leaking oil well pollutes the Gulf Coast, raising doubts about whether the company can survive the backlash."There are no magic bullets for something like this," said Tony Jaques, a crisis management consultant in...

Guggenheim and YouTube Seek Budding Video Artists

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The Guggenheim Foundation and Google initiate YouTube Play, a channel enabling video artists to apply for a spot in a four-museum biennial Guggenheim exhibition.

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Inquiry Into Deaths at Foxconn Will Be Released to Public, Chinese Official Says

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A string of 10 suicides this year at the Foxconn complex has brought intense scrutiny of Hon Hai Precision Industry of Taiwan, the owner of Foxconn.

AOL Teams With Jonas Group for MTV-Style Site

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The site, Cambio, is being billed as a next-generation video network, where entertainers can connect with their fans.

Qualcomms $1 Billion India Bet

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

In the list of winners in India's auction for broadband wireless spectrum, unveiled today, one stands out: Qualcomm Inc. of San Diego.

Buffett Auction Fetches $2.6 Million

June 13, 2010 2:28 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

The eleventh annual charity auction of lunch with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett brought in more than $2.6 million, breaking the previous record of $2.1 million by investor Zhao Danyang

Report: FTC to investigate Apple mobile practices

June 11, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Federal Trade Commission will open an investigation to determine if Apple Inc.'s mobile software business practices are squashing competitors, according to a report published Friday.The Wall Street Journal said the FTC will start an investigation, citing people familiar with the situation....

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Conn. restaurant owners upset with Rell OTB veto

June 11, 2010 3:06 pm | by SUSAN HAIGH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The owners of three Connecticut restaurants are reeling from Gov. M. Jodi Rell's veto of a bill on Friday that would have allowed off-track betting programs to be televised in their businesses, saying it kills their plans to hire more workers.In one case, an owner said it's unlikely he can...

Pianofest at Brookhaven Lab June 30 and July 28

June 11, 2010 12:23 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Participants in Pianofest, a summer workshop held in the Hamptons, will be showcased in two recitals at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, June 30, and Wednesday, July 28, at noon in Berkner Hall.

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