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Xerox unit ACS to buy HP employee benefits firm(3)

May 25, 2010 5:32 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Affiliated Computer Services, a unit of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp., said Tuesday that it's buying employee benefits company ExcellerateHRO LLP from Hewlett-Packard Co.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.ExcellerateHRO, which provides employee benefits information globally...

Xerox unit ACS to buy HP employee benefits firm(2)

May 25, 2010 5:31 am | Comments

Affiliated Computer Services, a unit of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp., said Tuesday that it's buying employee benefits company ExcellerateHRO LLP from Hewlett-Packard Co.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.ExcellerateHRO, which provides employee benefits information globally...

Robert J. Lang to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on the Modern Science of Origami

May 25, 2010 5:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Origami artist Robert J. Lang will give a talk at Brookhaven Lab on June 24 about the science of origami.

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Switch Guide Covers Analog Devices

May 25, 2010 4:52 am | Comments

This guide covers TI’s analog switches, designed to pass (or isolate) analog signals (both voltage and current) and support analog applications such as audio and video data transmission.

Columbia, Mo. council endorses IBM project

May 25, 2010 4:30 am | by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

One week after city leaders hailed an incentive-laden effort to lure IBM and hundreds of new jobs to town, the project easily passed its first hurdle Monday night.The seven-member Columbia City Council voted unanimously to buy an abandoned office building for $3.05 million. Starting in...

European SME Week 2010 - Promoting and supporting entrepreneurship

May 25, 2010 4:21 am | by European Commission | Comments

VP Antonio Tajani has launched the European SME Week 2010 in Brussels yesterday. This pan-European campaign is designed to promote and support entrepreneurship. Over 3 million people are estimated to participate in the some 1261 events and activities that are being organised in 37...

Electric Boat to hire 450 at RI facility

May 25, 2010 3:30 am | Comments

Officials with submarine maker Electric Boat say the company will add 450 jobs at its Rhode Island facility over the next five years, and spend more than $55 million on new infrastructure as part of the expansion of the Virginia-class nuclear submarine program.Electric Boat president John Casey...

European Parliament adopts energy labelling

May 25, 2010 2:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy, welcomed today's adoption of the Energy Labelling Directive by the European Parliament. The existing Labelling Directive introduced the energy label for household appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, ovens, air-conditioners,...

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Telvent names Gonzalez Dominguez new CEO

May 24, 2010 7:30 pm | Comments

Spain's Telvent Git SA said Monday that it has named Ignacio Gonzalez Dominguez as the information technology company's new chief executive officer, effective June 1.Gonzalez Dominguez, who has been with the company since 1990, is currently the executive vice president of subsidiary Telvent...

Columbia council endorses IBM project

May 24, 2010 6:30 pm | Comments

One week after city leaders hailed an incentive-laden effort to lure IBM and hundreds of new jobs to town, the project easily passed its first hurdle Monday night.The seven-member Columbia City Council voted unanimously to buy an abandoned office building for $3.05 million. Starting in...

Google opens up, divulges its ad commission rates

May 24, 2010 3:30 pm | Comments

Google Inc. has finally revealed one of its financial secrets and spelled out how it splits revenue with other websites that show its online ads.The Internet search leader's partners get 68 percent of the revenue from ads placed alongside articles and other content on Web pages. Websites keep...

ATS Corp. announces election of 2 new directors

May 24, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information-technology provider ATS Corp. said Monday that two new directors were elected to new positions on its board.The new directors: Anita K. Jones, a computer science professor at the University of Virginia and former Pentagon technology official; and James R. Swartwout, formerly co-CEO...

CU telescope debuts on NASA flying observatory

May 24, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, will take flight May 25 along with the Cornell-built FORCAST (the Faint Object InfraRed Camera for the SOFIA Telescope).

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Essentials of Genetics Website Reference

May 24, 2010 1:21 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Scitable is a science library and personal learning tool on genetics developed by Nature. I must admit I am against the closed science stance Nature normally supports. But this is a good effort on their part at actually talking advantage of the internet to openly promote science. I...

IBM to buy AT & T's Sterling unit for $1.4B

May 24, 2010 12:30 pm | Comments

IBM Corp. said Monday that it is buying AT&T Inc.'s Sterling Commerce unit, which makes software that helps businesses buy and sell to each other, for $1.4 billion.The deal would be IBM Corp.'s largest acquisition since it bought business software maker Cognos in 2008.Sterling runs...

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