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DisplayPort Storms the Mobile PC Display Interface Market

February 7, 2010 11:55 am | by In-Stat | Comments

We expect DisplayPort to see significant adoption in mobile PCs, particularly as an internal interface between the motherboard and LCD panel.

SAP CEO resigns, replaced by 2 co-chief executives

February 7, 2010 10:01 am | by MATT MOORE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The chief executive of German software company SAP AG, Leo Apotheker, has resigned after his contract was not renewed and two new co-CEOs have been named, the company said Sunday.Neither the company nor Apotheker, who has been with company since 1988 and CEO since 2008, said why the decision...

Cellphone Users Call Vendors to Get Back to Basics, "Make a Better PHONE"

February 7, 2010 1:55 am | by In-Stat | Comments

Lost in the mania around enhanced features such as touch screens, open OS, and Internet access, consumers are asking cellular handset vendors to make a better PHONE.

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Mobile VoIP Could Transform Mobile Landscape

February 5, 2010 4:56 pm | by In-Stat | Comments

Mobile VoIP is moving beyond its initial function as a new mechanism to get inexpensive international calls.

Synchronoss Technologies 4th-qtr profit rises

February 5, 2010 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Synchronoss Technologies Inc.'s fourth-quarter profit rose 67 percent, surpassing analyst forecasts.The company, which provides transaction management software for communication companies, said Thursday that it earned $4.5 million, or 14 cents per share, in the fourth quarter. That compares...

CA Inc. declares dividend of 4 cents per share

February 5, 2010 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Software maker CA Inc. on Friday declared a quarterly dividend of 4 cents per share.The dividend is payable March 16 to shareholders of record Feb. 16.

Earnings Preview: Electronic Arts

February 5, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. reports its fiscal third-quarter results after the stock market closes Monday, the day after running its first-ever Super Bowl advertisement.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: EA, known for games such as "The Sims" and the popular "Madden" football series, gave a...

S & P rates Berkshire Hathaway's $8B in notes 'AA+'

February 5, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Friday placed an "AA+" rating on $8 billion of notes issued by Berkshire Hathaway Inc.The rating is the next to the highest long-term credit rating S&P offers.The notes issued Thursday will be used to help Warren Buffett's investment company buy the...

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Chinese man gets 2½ years for phony Cisco parts

February 5, 2010 11:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Chinese businessman who sold phony Cisco computer parts to U.S. buyers has been sentenced to 2½ years in federal prison.The U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles announced the sentence Friday against Yongcai Li. He also was ordered to repay nearly $800,000 to Cisco Systems Inc.Li had a...

Another Land Pattern Mixup

February 5, 2010 9:54 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Here's an interesting error that doesn't show up very often. Notice that the opening in the solder mask matches about what the copper land pads should be, but the pads themselves are really tiny. To start with, it's not an...

/ CORRECTION - Trinity

February 5, 2010 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

In the news release, "The Epiphany Faith & Family Values 100 Fund Celebrates Its Third Anniversary With a 4-Star Morningstar Rating," issued Thursday, February 4, 2010, by Trinity, we are advised by the company that the first sentence of the first paragraph should read "Trinity Fiduciary Partners,...

Tysabri (Natalizumab): Update of Healthcare Professional Information

February 5, 2010 7:51 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Risk of developing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) increases with increasing duration of exposure to Tysabri.

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Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

February 5, 2010 7:39 am | Comments

A Russian cargo ship delivered food, water, fuel and other supplies to the International Space Station on Friday, space officials said.

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Rulings cloud issue of school MySpace suspensions

February 5, 2010 7:36 am | Comments

Federal appellate judges wrestling with whether schools can discipline students for Internet speech posted offsite reached different rulings Thursday in two Pennsylvania cases. One 3rd U.S. Circuit Court panel upheld the suspension of a Schuylkill County eighth-grader who posted sexually explicit material along with her principal's photograph on a fake MySpace page.

Prius problems put spotlight on car electronics

February 5, 2010 7:31 am | Comments

Your most expensive piece of electronics probably is not your flat panel TV or your computer. More likely, it's your car, which can pack 50 microprocessors to control everything from the fuel mix to the rearview mirrors.

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