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Digital Photo Frames Market Driven by Gift-Giving Status

January 30, 2010 9:54 pm | by In-Stat | Comments

The leading reason future digital photo frame purchasers will buy a frame is as a gift.

Books pulled from Amazon.com in pricing dispute

January 30, 2010 3:01 pm | by HILLEL ITALIE - AP National Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Books published by Macmillan are unavailable on Amazon.com, apparently the biggest rift yet in the ongoing dispute over e-book prices.Macmillan CEO John Sargent says he was told Friday that its books would be removed from Amazon.com, as would e-books for Amazon's Kindle e-reader.Sargent had met...

Books pulled from Amazon in pricing dispute

January 30, 2010 11:01 am | by HILLEL ITALIE - AP National Writer - Associated Press | Comments

New copies of Hilary Mantel's 'Wolf Hall,' Andrew Young's "The Politician" and other books published by Macmillan were unavailable Saturday on Amazon.com, apparently the biggest rift yet in the ongoing dispute over e-book prices.An official with knowledge of the dispute said the two sides were...

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HD Models Taking Over PVR Market

January 30, 2010 6:54 am | by In-Stat | Comments

The personal video recorder (PVR) market is continuing to grow, fueled by high-definition models.

Netflix Prepares for Another International Venture

January 29, 2010 11:59 pm | by New York Times | Comments

After pulling the plug on a DVD service in Britain, Netflix will offer its video streaming service to one overseas market this year.

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Amazon Removes Macmillan Books

January 29, 2010 11:59 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The move is one result of the strong disagreement between the Internet company and the publisher over the pricing of e-books.

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In-Stat’s Free Mobile Processors Whitepaper Examines the ARM vs. x86 Architecture Battlefield

January 29, 2010 8:55 pm | by In-Stat | Comments

In-Stat is offering a free copy of its new whitepaper, Mobile Microprocessors: Industry Titans Collide on the Mobile Internet Battlefield.

Zyprexa (olanzapine): Use in Adolescents

January 29, 2010 7:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Clinicians should consider the potential long-term risks when prescribing to adolescents.

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Former Koss exec. pleads innocent to embezzlement

January 29, 2010 4:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A former executive of Milwaukee-based Koss Corp. is free on bond after pleading not guilty to six counts of embezzling $31 million from the company.Sujata "Sue" Sachdeva appeared before Magistrate Judge Aaron Goodstein on Friday at the Federal Courthouse in downtown Milwaukee.The hearing was...

4th quarter's fast economic pace likely to wane

January 29, 2010 2:01 pm | by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER - AP Economics Writers - Associated Press | Comments

The economy boomed at the end of 2009, growing at the fastest rate in more than six years. Now if only it could keep it up.The economy expanded at an annual rate of 5.7 percent in the fourth quarter, the second straight quarter of growth. But analysts warn it's unsustainable.Consumer spending,...

Economy grows at 5.7 pct pace, fastest since 2003

January 29, 2010 2:01 pm | by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER - AP Economics Writers - Associated Press | Comments

The economy boomed at the end of 2009, growing at the fastest rate in more than six years. Now if only it could keep it up.The economy expanded at an annual rate of 5.7 percent in the fourth quarter, the second straight quarter of growth. But analysts warn it's unsustainable.Consumer spending,...

Adaptec losses grow in 3Q

January 29, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Adaptec Inc. said Friday its third-quarter loss grew as the maker of technology products for data centers dealt with higher administrative and restructuring costs and falling revenue.Adaptec, which has headquarters in Milpitas, Calif., posted a loss of $7.28 million, or 6 cents per share in its...

S & P to make changes to S & P500, MidCap 400 indices

January 29, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Standard & Poor's said Friday it plans to move Urban Outfitters Inc. to the S&P500 index to replace Affiliated Computer Services Inc., which is being bought by Xerox Corp.Xerox, based in Norwalk, Conn., is also a constituent of the S&P500.Retailer Urban Outfitters, which is currently on the...

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Economy Cools North American Digital Cable Set Top Box Market While China Drives Asia Pacific Market Up

January 29, 2010 1:54 pm | by In-Stat | Comments

After a record-setting year in 2008, worldwide demand for digital cable set top boxes is falling in 2009.

Chartwell Technology cites competition, recession for lower Q4 income

January 29, 2010 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

CALGARY Chartwell Technology Inc. (TSX:CWH), an online gaming software systems provider, cited increased competition and the lingering effects of the recession for lower earnings in its fiscal fourth quarter.The Calgary-based company reported net income from continuing operations for the quarter...

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