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Drifting satellite threatens US cable programming

May 12, 2010 6:55 am | Comments

A TV communications satellite is drifting out of control thousands of miles above the Earth, threatening to wander into another satellite's orbit and interfere with cable programming across the United States, the satellites' owners said Tuesday.

CryptoLogic Annual Shareholders' Meeting

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —CryptoLogic Limited (TSX: CRY)(TSX: CXY)(NASDAQ: CRYP)(LSE: CRP) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Dublin time/9:00 a.m. Toronto time.A live webcast of the meeting will also be available. Date: Monday, May 17, 2010 Time:...

Foxconn defends labor practices after 8th suicide

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, a contract maker of the iPhone and other consumer electronics, insisted Wednesday its treatment of workers is world class after a female employee became the company's eighth Chinese worker to commit suicide this year."We regret to see the recurrence of such...


General Dynamics buys munitions disposal company

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Aviation and military equipment company General Dynamics Corp. said Wednesday it has acquired EBV Explosives Environmental Co., which treats and disposes of munitions and explosives.Terms of the cash deal were not disclosed.General Dynamics expects the acquisition will boost earnings this...

PolyZen Device Addresses USB Suspend Mode Power-Consumption Requirements

May 12, 2010 6:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- May 12, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics announced today the introduction of the PolyZen™ ZEN059V130A24LS device. The integrated device helps provide complete circuit protection for electronics with USB ports and meets Suspend Mode power-consumption requirements for USB 3.0.

Logibec has Q1 profit of $2.6 million; lower revenues due to strong loonie

May 12, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information systems company Logibec Groupe Informatique Ltd. reports increased net earnings of $2.6 million for its second quarter, compared with $2.2 million in the same quarter a year ago. Revenues were down six per cent to $18.4 million to due to the stornger Canadian dollar.

Enhancements to Industry-Leading Research Management Solution (RMS) Help Firms Streamline and Optimize Investment Processes

May 12, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that it has launched the next generation of Tamale RMS@, its industry-leading research management solution. Version 5.0 introduces new configurable...

Brookhaven Lab Scientist Honored at Asian Pacific American Association Celebration

May 12, 2010 5:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Brookhaven Lab’s Chi-Chang Kao will be honored at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration at Stony Brook University’s Wang Center on May 15.


Meeting App Leader TimeBridge Champions Immediate Conversion From Standing One-Hour Meetings to Save Workers and Businesses Millions of Hours

May 12, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

TimeBridge ( , the service that helps busy professionals schedule and run great meetings, today announced the abolishment of meeting time-suck with a movement to end the one-hour meeting and establish a more efficient "45-Minute Meeting" standard."I've consulted with...

Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock on Linear Technology's Isolator µModule® Transceivers

May 12, 2010 4:20 am | by Digi-Key | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota (USA) — May 12, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today it has stock on Linear...

Taiwan's Foxconn regrets Chinese employee suicide

May 12, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday it regrets the suicide of a female employee, the eighth among its Chinese workers this year.The announcement by the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics came a day after a 24-year-old Foxconn factory worker surnamed Chu killed...

Quebecor Inc.'s net income falls to $38.3 million in first quarter

May 12, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B) says higher revenues in its telecommunications segment during the first quarter offset declines in most other parts of its business, particularly news media.The Montreal-based company says its first-quarter revenue was $948.1 million, up $45 million overall from the...

Samsung Life shares jump after record IPO

May 11, 2010 7:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Samsung Life Insurance shares jumped nearly 9 percent in their first day of trading in South Korea after a $4.3 billion initial public offering that set a record as the country's largest.The shares opened Wednesday at 119,500 won ($104.69), some 8.6 percent above the IPO price of 110,000 won....


Tax : Average tax burden on workers’ earnings fell in most OECD countries last year

May 11, 2010 6:30 pm | by OECD | Comments

Average tax and social security burdens on employment incomes fell slightly in 24 out of 30 OECD countries last year as governments struggled to shore up faltering economies amid the worst recession in decades. But whether this trend will continue this year is uncertain given the...


Verizon, Google Developing iPad Rival

May 11, 2010 6:28 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam said the company is working with Google on a tablet computer, as the wireless company works to catch up with iPad host AT&T in the area of devices that connect to wireless networks.


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