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Kontron to showcase embedded computing platforms at ESC

April 27, 2010 9:06 am | Comments

Kontron will exhibit its latest products including its new Intel Core i7 processor-based platforms including AdvancedMC, CompactPCI, COM Express and VPX at the upcoming Embedded Systems Conference in Silicon Valley.


Micriµm at the Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley

April 27, 2010 8:57 am | Comments

Of the many Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) events held around the world each year, the Silicon Valley show is undoubtedly one of the most popular. ESC Silicon Valley never fails to offer its attendees an extensive selection of expertly instructed classes, and the show's exhibit hall is always packed with innovative solutions from the embedded industry's biggest names.

LynuxWorks Executive to Present at Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley

April 27, 2010 8:50 am | Comments

Arun Subbarao, vice president of engineering at LynuxWorks, Inc., a world leader in the embedded software market, will present two sessions on the latest software technology for optimizing multi-core performance, system size, weight and power (SWaP) for embedded systems on April 29.


Digi Launches Major M2M Initiative with Easy, Out-of-the-Box Cloud Connectivity for Embedded Development

April 27, 2010 8:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

iDigi provides industry leading cloud platform for wireless M2M

IBM boosts dividend 18 pct, extends share buyback

April 27, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

IBM Corp. is increasing its dividend payout by 18 percent and buying back more of its stock — two moves designed to boost the company's share price.The technology company said Tuesday at its annual shareholders meeting, held this year in Milwaukee, that it is raising the quarterly dividend...

New electrolytic cells to play a role in tomorrow's local energy supply

April 27, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) Lower CO2 emissions demand more renewable energy in the energy system. This calls for new solutions that take account of the considerable variations in the amount of wind energy, hydropower, solar...

Vocalist Ginger Costa-Jackson to Perform at Brookhaven Lab, May 19

April 27, 2010 6:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Mezzo-soprano prodigy Ginger Costa-Jackson, a 23-year-old graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, and winner of numerous international awards, will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, May 19, at noon in Berkner Hall.

Lexmark posts sharp jump in 1Q profit

April 27, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Printer and copier maker Lexmark International said Tuesday that first-quarter profits rose sharply and the company projected net income will exceed Wall Street expectations over the next three months.Shares climbed nearly 12 percent in premarket trading, well above a 52-week high.The company...


Commission launches public consultation on future of cultural and creative industries

April 27, 2010 4:22 am | by European Commission | Comments

The European Commission launches an online public consultation today aimed at unlocking the full potential of Europe's cultural and creative industries. The consultation is linked to a new Green Paper which highlights the need to improve access to finance, especially for small businesses,...

Integrating Patch Management and Antivirus in a Single Agent Allows Shavlik Customers to Protect More, Save Time and Spend Less

April 27, 2010 3:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shavlik Technologies, LLC, a solution provider for simplifying and automating critical IT operations, announced that after a year integrating antivirus + antispyware into its NetChk platform, the company's customers report reduced cost, complexity, and headaches due to reducing the number of...

Volcanic ash cloud crisis: Commission outlines response to tackle the impact on air transport

April 27, 2010 3:22 am | by European Commission | Comments

European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, today presented to the College a preliminary assessment of the economic consequences for the air transport industry of the volcanic ash crisis. In addition the Vice President presented a range of possible...

Sharp returns to black after big cost cuts

April 27, 2010 1:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sharp Corp. returned to profit last fiscal year as cost cuts offset lower sales.Japan's top producer of liquid crystal displays said Tuesday it booked a net profit of 4.4 billion yen ($46.8 million) in the 12 months through March, following a 125.8 billion yen loss the previous year.The global...

Germany's Software AG says 1Q net profit up 9 pct

April 26, 2010 9:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Germany's Software AG is citing improving sales and demand for its programs that help companies operate as its first-quarter net profit rose 9 percent.The software maker based in Darmstadt on Tuesday posted a net profit of euro28 million ($37.3 million) in the January-March period compared with...


SKorea's economy grows 1.8 percent in 1st quarter

April 26, 2010 7:30 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

South Korea's economic growth accelerated sharply in the first quarter of 2010 amid a rebound in manufacturing, exports and spending.Asia's fourth-largest economy expanded 1.8 percent in the three months ended March 31 from the fourth quarter last year when it grew 0.2 percent, the Bank of...

Brazil: Google data gives bad censorship rap

April 26, 2010 5:30 pm | by BRADLEY BROOKS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Brazilian prosecutors said Monday a new Google tool showing government requests for data on users of the Internet giant's services or the removal of content is giving their country a bad rap.Google Inc. released an online tool last week showing where it faces the most government pressure to...


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