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Lampert: Sears 'unrecognizable' in 5 years

May 4, 2010 2:30 pm | by ASHLEY M. HEHER - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The financier who leads Sears Holdings Corp. said Tuesday that the retailer will both revamp the merchandise and services in its stores and boost its Internet business.Sears hopes that two-pronged approach will continue the momentum it gained during the recession, when its profit rose as it cut...

Omni-focus video camera to revolutionize industry

May 4, 2010 2:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Toronto) University of Toronto, a world-leading research university, announces a breakthrough development in video camera design. The omni-focus video camera, based on an entirely new distance-mapping principle, delivers automatic real-time focus of both near and far field...

Glu Mobile narrows 1Q loss, revenue falls 17 pct

May 4, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Mobile game publisher Glu Mobile Inc. said Tuesday it narrowed its loss in the first quarter, but its revenue fell and it expects the slowness to continue through the third quarter.For January through March, Glu said its net loss was $3.7 million, or 12 cents per share. A year ago, the company...

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New Stanford-led program aims to produce insights into brain injury, recovery

May 4, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Stanford University) With $14.9 million of federal funding, the four-university research team will seek to develop new technology and lay the basic research foundation for improved therapies for brain trauma.

World-Herald sells subsidiary to e-Dialog

May 4, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Massachusetts arm of GSI Commerce, Inc., has bought MBS, a database marketing company owned by a division of the Omaha World-Herald Co.The deal was announced Monday by e-Dialog, which is based in Burlington, Mass. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of GSI Commerce, which is based in King of...

Widetronix Corp. receives federal funding

May 4, 2010 11:21 am | by Cornell University | Comments

A company that uses Cornell-developed technology to create low-power, long-lasting batteries has received a $2.2 million boost from the federal government.

IDC says chip revenue dropped 9 percent last year

May 4, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A new study shows worldwide semiconductor revenue fell 9 percent to $225.1 billion in 2009.The figures, released Tuesday by market research firm Interactive Data Corp., showed the industry's slump was more severe in the beginning of 2009 as the recession deepened.Because of a rebound in the...

Vivitrol (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension): Medication Guide Required for Patients

May 4, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Patients to be informed of risk of severe injection site reactions.

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Regulators mull antitrust look at Apple: source

May 4, 2010 9:35 am | Comments

Regulators are considering an inquiry into whether Apple Inc violates antitrust law by requiring that its programing tools be used to write applications for the iPad and iPhone, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Zebra Technologies posts jump in 1Q earnings

May 4, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Zebra Technologies Corp. said Tuesday its first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago as demand improved.The company, which makes bar code and plastic card printers, also said it hired more workers during the quarter, expanding its sales and marketing staff.It earned $24.7 million,...

Interview with Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Charlie Munger -Part 1

May 4, 2010 9:30 am | by Liz ClamanAssociated Press | Comments

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CriticalControl Q1 earnings drop to $510,000 despite doubling of revenue

May 4, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

CriticalControl Solutions Corp. doubled its revenue in the first quarter on the heels of its major acquisitions, but the boost was not enough to improve the business software provider's bottom line as operating expenses increased.The Calgary-based company said Tuesday its revenue ballooned to...

CardioComm Solutions, Inc. Announces CEO Placement

May 4, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: EKG) ("CardioComm" or the "Company") announced that the board of directors of the Company has appointed Mr. Etienne Grima as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Ms. Wendy Hsieh as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective immediately. Dr....

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Georgia Tech Savannah professor named as 2010 Young Investigator Award recipient

May 4, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology) Dr. Fumin Zhang, assistant electrical and computer engineering professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah campus, has been named a recipient of the 2010 Young Investigator Award given by The Office of Naval Research.

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual

May 4, 2010 8:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Good advice from author Michael Pollan on eating from his new book, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. Essentially he suggests eating food. Stuff you can picture in the original form (apples, cashews, celery, trout, tomatoes, grapes, steak, strawberries, milk, figs, peppers, peaches,...

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