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Apple Rains on Adobe's Parade

April 12, 2010 8:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Adobe is getting ready to unveil one of its most important products in years, a rewrite of its graphics software that is causing a buzz in Silicon Valley.

New German tablet PC dubbed WePad to rival iPad

April 12, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The German maker of a new tablet computer is setting out to rival Apple's iPad with the promise of even more sophisticated technology.Neofonie GmbH says the WePad outperforms the iPad by sporting a bigger screen, a webcam and USB ports for connecting printers and other devices.The WePad is to...

Ciber Inc. CEO retires, interim successor named

April 12, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Technology consultant Ciber Inc. said Monday its CEO retired and was replaced on an interim basis by the chief financial officer, and the company chairman also stepped down.The shares fell 18 cents, or 4.3 percent, to $3.97 in morning trading.Mac J. Slingerlend had...


German Spectrum Auction Starts

April 12, 2010 7:23 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Germany's first mobile spectrum auction for a decade, and the first of its kind in Europe, started Monday.

Study shows that size affects structure of hollow nanoparticles

April 12, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(North Carolina State University) A new study from North Carolina State University shows that size plays a key role in determining the structure of certain hollow nanoparticles. The researchers focused on nickel nanoparticles, which have interesting magnetic and catalytic properties that...

Best Buy will sell Barnes & Noble e-reader

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

Electronics seller Best Buy Co. will sell Barnes & Noble Inc.'s electronic reader Nook beginning Sunday, the companies said Monday.The $259.99 e-reader and its will be sold at 1,070 Best Buy stores in the U.S. Previously, the device was sold only at Barnes & Noble stores and online.Barnes &...

China Issues Revised Policy on Procurement

April 12, 2010 6:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

China appears to be softening rules that sparked outcry from foreign businesses by limiting their access to a government procurement market worth billions of dollars a year. Foreign industry groups say the change is positive but challenges remain.

CEI Launches Bus Bar Product Division

April 12, 2010 6:02 am | Comments

Custom Electronics announced the launch of a division specializing in the manufacture of bus bars, bus bar assemblies and integrated energy storage solutions.


Stanley names Brabston chief operating officer

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

Stanley Inc. said Monday it has named Jim Brabston as its chief operating officer.Brabston, 42, will report to Stanley CEO Phil Nolan in the newly created position. Stanley, which is headquartered in Arlington, Va., provides information technology systems to the U.S. government.Brabston has...

Recognized for Leveraging Cloud Computing Platform to Drive Advanced Email Archiving and eDiscovery

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

Sonian, Inc ( ., the trusted cloud-powered universal data management company ( , today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand Top 100 signifies a company's leadership...

KIT digital Adds Industry Veterans to Management Team

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

KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), a leading global provider of on-demand software solutions for managing and monetizing Internet Protocol (IP)-based video assets, made a number of recent appointments to its management team, as part of the company's ongoing centralization of key corporate functions...

Solar-Powered Desalination

April 12, 2010 5:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Solar-Powered Desalination Saudi Arabia meets much of its drinking water needs by removing salt and other minerals from seawater. Now the country plans to use one of its most abundant resources to counter its fresh-water shortage: sunshine. … KACST’s main goal is to reduce the...

Defining, Measuring a Nebulous Concept

April 12, 2010 4:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Everyone agrees innovation is desirable, but few agree on its exact definition, especially in a business context. But the need to define innovation and measure it has become increasingly pressing.


Statistics : Composite leading indicators point to continued expansion

April 12, 2010 3:23 am | by OECD | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for February 2010 continue to point to economic expansion, albeit at a different pace across countries and regions.


Sharp to Sell 3D Televisions

April 12, 2010 1:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Sharp will begin sales of liquid crystal televisions that can show three-dimensional images before this summer, joining rivals such as Samsung and Sony.


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