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Boston Scientific Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: Recall

March 19, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Practitioners should not use these devices unless and until FDA reviews and approves changes made by the manufacturer.


Google likely to win EU court battle over ads

March 19, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google looks likely to win a European high court battle over how it uses keywords in advertising — but experts say the case is unlikely to settle the issue.Brand owners have been taking Google Inc. and its rival Yahoo Inc. to court for years over the way they run their ad businesses.The search...

Apple Races to Secure iPad Deals

March 19, 2010 7:27 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Apple is still working to secure content for the iPad with just weeks to go before the tablet computer's release, as the company tempers some of its initial ambitions for the much-hyped device.


Silver proves its mettle for nanotech applications

March 19, 2010 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Arizona State University) Hao Yan and Yan Liu, professors at the Biodesign Institute's Center for Single Molecule Biophysics and their collaborators have introduced a new method to deterministically and precisely position silver nanoparticles onto self-assembling DNA scaffolds.


Vice President Tajani and Commissioner Poto?nik visit the European Chemical Agency in Helsinki

March 19, 2010 6:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

Vice President Tajani and Commissioner Poto?nik will visit the European Chemicals Agency, ECHA, in Helsinki on 25 March. They have both underlined their commitment to the success of REACH, the European Chemicals Regulation. REACH features objectives of competitiveness and innovation,...

Barnes & Noble Shakes Up Management

March 19, 2010 5:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Barnes & Noble tapped the president of its Web site, William Lynch, as its new chief executive, succeeding Steve Riggio.

Reforms in Science Education Long Overdue, Says Handelsman

March 18, 2010 8:22 pm | by Yale University | Comments

When Jo Handelsman was 16 years old, she read a book by the late Yale plant physiologist Arthur Galston and became convinced her ambition to help feed the world was not misplaced.


Samsung Electronics Sees Sales Growth

March 18, 2010 6:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Samsung Electronics chief executive Choi Gee-sung said the company expects 2010 sales to grow at a double-digit percentage rate.


EMC CEO gets $9M pay package in 2009, down 23 pct

March 18, 2010 5:30 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The pay package last year for EMC Corp. CEO Joe Tucci was 23 percent lower than in 2008, a reflection of lower equity awards and cuts to the data-storage company's executive salaries.The company's proxy filing late Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows that EMC valued...

Review Site Yelp Sued by Local Businesses

March 18, 2010 5:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Yelp, a popular Web service that allows users to rate local businesses, is in the hot seat to defend the way it sells online ads to local businesses.

Judge: Site must delay copying of broker reports

March 18, 2010 4:30 pm | by LARRY NEUMEISTER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Settling a copyright dispute closely watched in the financial news industry, a judge on Thursday ordered a Web site to delay disseminating the stock recommendations of financial services firms long enough so that the firms can alert their clients first.U.S. District Judge Denise Cote ruled that...

Site Barred From Fast Release of Ratings

March 18, 2010 4:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

A federal judge ruled that misappropriated the "time-sensitive recommendations" of several banks by immediately publishing news of analyst rating changes.

Viacom, YouTube air dirty laundry in legal battle

March 18, 2010 3:30 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Viacom Inc. and Google Inc.'s YouTube site began airing each other's dirty laundry Thursday, providing a tantalizing peek at the wheeling and dealing that triggered a bitter battle over the copyright laws governing the Internet.The previously confidential information came out as part of the...


MDA's fourth-quarter profit rises to $30 million, revenues fall 15 per cent

March 18, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) says it earned $30 million in its fourth quarter while revenue fell 15 per cent, reflecting lower sales from the company's property information business.MDA's quarterly profit amounted to 74 cents per share, up significantly from 22 cents per...

Ark. governor speaks to economic development group

March 18, 2010 2:30 pm | by CHUCK BARTELS - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A consultant who advises communities on how to keep their big employers happy told a conference of economic developers Thursday that a close relationship with executives can keep a company from moving.Eric Canada of Wheaton, Ill.-based Blane, Canada Ltd., said there is a lot of information on...


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