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Digital River 1Q net profits fall; 2Q outlook weak

April 29, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Digital River Inc., which provides technology and services for companies that sell products online, said its first-quarter net profit fell 48 percent as costs rose and revenue fell.While the results still beat expectations, its profit forecast for the second quarter was less than half of what...

Rosetta Stone loses court case against Google

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Foreign language education company Rosetta Stone Inc. said Thursday it lost a court case in which it sued Google Inc. for allowing rivals to advertise copycat software when Rosetta trademarks are used in search terms.The company said it was "deeply disappointed" that its suit was dismissed by...

Harman exceeds 3Q expectations but shares plunge

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Audio and entertainment products maker Harman International Industries Inc. on Thursday posted a third-quarter profit but forecast the compounded annual growth rate of its revenue would slow by fiscal 2013.Its shares plunged, falling $11.34, or 22 percent, to close Thursday at $39.98.Harman...


AthenaHealth 1Q profit falls as expenses climb

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical clinic billing and records software maker athenaHealth Inc. said Thursday that is first-quarter profit fell as expenses rose faster than revenue.The company reported net income of $277,000, or 1 cent per share, compared with $1.5 million, or 4 cents per share a year ago.Adjusted net...


eGain to Announce Third Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results

April 29, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

eGain Communications Corporation (OTCBB: EGAN), a provider of customer service and contact center software for in-house or on-demand deployment, will announce financial results for the third quarter fiscal year 2010 on Wednesday May 12, 2010 after the close of market.eGain management will host a...

Ames Laboratory scientists win national technology transfer awards

April 29, 2010 2:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Ames Laboratory) Three US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory scientists have won national Excellence in Technology Transfer Awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium. Iver Anderson, Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist, won for a lead-free solder alloy with wide industry...

Seven Faculty Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 29, 2010 2:20 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has honored seven Yale faculty with election as new members: Joseph G. Altonji, Peter Cresswell, Paul Harris Freedman, Alanna Schepartz, Günter P. Wagner, Elisabeth Jean Wood and Craig Milton Wright.


Open Text reports Q3 profit of US$13.1 million, revenue up from year ago

April 29, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Open Text Corp. (TSX:OTC) earned US$13.1 million in its latest quarter, down from $22 million a year ago, as revenue crept higher.The software company, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, said Thursday the profit amounted to 23 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31 compared...


Non-GAAP Income From Operations of $2.8 Million, up 45%; Non-GAAP Diluted Earnings per Share of $0.19, up 43%

April 29, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of postage online ( and shipping software ( solutions, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.For the first quarter:-- Excluding...

Miss. judge rules for lawyers in $10M fee dispute

April 29, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Mississippi judge has upheld $10 million in fees paid to lawyers for handling a state lawsuit against computer software manufacturer Microsoft Corp.Hinds County Chancellor Denise Owens on Wednesday dismissed the challenge filed by State Auditor Stacy Pickering.Microsoft reached a $100 million...

New Faceplate Blends Technology & Style

April 29, 2010 12:20 pm | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

Introducing Tyco Electronics' newly enhanced AMP NETCONNECT faceplates. Our enhanced faceplate offering is about aesthetics and accessibility. Easier access to data labels makes for faster installations. And you get long-term reliability from a superior quality product. Smooth, sleek and...

Convio jumps, Alpha and Omega lower in IPO debuts

April 29, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

One up, one down: the divergent moves of two technology IPOs Thursday shows that investors remain wary about buying shares of companies new to market.Shares of chip maker Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. dropped after pricing within its expected range, while software provider Convio Inc. rose...

Economy: innovation and pro-green policies offer new sources of growth

April 29, 2010 10:27 am | by OECD | Comments

Faced with unprecedented levels of unemployment, unsustainable fiscal deficits and public debt and low economic growth, governments need to focus on innovation and pro-green policies as potential new sources of growth, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría told a meeting of heads of...


Motorola Posts Profit on Strong Phone Sales

April 29, 2010 10:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

The company, which has been struggling, sold 2.3 million smartphones in the quarter, more than expected.

New Questions Over Google’s Street View in Germany

April 29, 2010 10:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

Google’s plan to offer photo mapping in Germany has come in for more criticism after regulators learned the company was also archiving the locations of household wireless networks.


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