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EU Launches IBM Probe

July 26, 2010 7:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Reanimating long-dormant scrutiny of IBM, European Union antitrust authorities said they have opened formal investigations into Big Blue's conduct in the market for powerful mainframe computers.

Europe Starts Antitrust Inquiries Against I.B.M.

July 26, 2010 7:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

The European Commission says that I.B.M. might have abused its dominant position on the mainframe computer market.

Reuters BreakingViews: BlackBerry’s Era May Be Ending

July 26, 2010 7:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

Research In Motion, which makes the popular BlackBerry devices, has had a traditional stronghold in sales to American companies. But that has been cracked open.

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F3 Technologies, Inc. Names Chief Operating Officer

July 26, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

F3 Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FTCH) has named Paul Campbell its chief operating officer, the company announced today.Campbell has been with the company for nearly a full year as its executive vice president and national sales manager. His new title reflects additional duties that he has...

Magma Design Automation names Sugishita to board

July 26, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Magma Design Automation Inc., which makes software for chip designers, said Monday it appointed Atmel Corp. Chairman David Sugishita to its board of directors.Sugishita has been chairman of chip designer Atmel since August 2006.Last month, Sugishita joined the board of touch-screen technology...

Google search share slips as Baidu gains

July 26, 2010 6:36 am | Comments

Google's dominant position on the global online search market slipped slightly in the second quarter, as it retreated from the Chinese market, research firm Strategy Analytics (SA) said on Friday.

FCC, public safety at odds over broadband plan

July 26, 2010 6:23 am | Comments

Two years ago, the Federal Communications Commission stumbled as it tried to create a nationwide wireless broadband network for police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers, delaying the construction of what everyone agrees is an urgently needed system.

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Scots engineers prove space pioneer's 25-year-old theory

July 26, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Strathclyde) When American space pioneer, Dr. Robert L. Forward, proposed in 1984 a way of greatly improving satellite telecommunications using a new family of orbits, some claimed it was impossible. But now engineers at the University of Strathclyde's Advanced Space...

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Nanoparticles Increase Intensity of Quantum Dots' Glow

July 26, 2010 6:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Demonstration of precision DNA-based nanoassembly method for making light-emitting particle clusters could lead to advances in solar cells, optoelectronics, and biosensors

UAE says BlackBerry is security threat

July 26, 2010 6:14 am | Comments

The United Arab Emirates has declared BlackBerry smartphones a potential threat to national security, saying the devices operate beyond the jurisdiction of national laws and are open to misuse.

Earnings Preview: IAC to report 2Q results

July 26, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet company run by billionaire Barry Diller that includes dating site Match.com and online city guide Citysearch, reports its second-quarter results on Wednesday before the market opens.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Investors will be looking for growth from IAC's main search...

Customers Recognize Talent Intelligence Powers Growth and Leadership

July 26, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced more than one million employees at over 250 companies have chosen Taleo's proven Performance Management (http://new.taleo.com/solutions/performance) solutions to help them scale and...

ConocoPhillips Improves Hiring Quality With Taleo

July 26, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced today that customer ConocoPhillips, one of the largest integrated energy companies in the U.S., will discuss how Taleo has enabled them to link their people strategies to business results...

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New Regulation proposed on tractors to strengthen safety and to cut red tape

July 25, 2010 11:21 pm | by European Commission | Comments

The European Commission has proposed to simplify EU law on agricultural and forestry vehicles (tractors, trailers and towed equipment): 50 Directives and the related implementing legislation of 27 Member States would be replaced by just five Regulations. The proposal also foresees...

Google Research Awards

July 25, 2010 2:22 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Google Faculty Research Awards, support full-time faculty pursuing research. The most recent quarterly funding totals over $4 million in 75 awards across 18 different areas. The areas that received the highest level of funding for this round were systems and infrastructure, human computer...

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