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Earnings Preview: Dell Inc. to post 1Q results

May 18, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Computer maker Dell Inc. reports its fiscal first-quarter results Thursday after the closing bell.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: How well Dell has been able to take advantage of businesses resuming spending on new technology.Earlier reports from technology bellwethers such as Intel Corp., which makes the...

Amazon releasing Kindle software for Android

May 18, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments is hoping to snag even more customers for the electronic books it sells. It is releasing a version of its Kindle e-reader software for phones that use Google Inc.'s increasingly popular Android operating system.The free "Kindle for Android" software will join a growing roster of...

Nanotech discovery at Rensselaer could lead to breakthrough in infrared satellite imaging technology

May 18, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new nanotechnology-based "microlens" that uses gold to boost the strength of infrared imaging and could lead to a new generation of ultra-powerful satellite cameras and night-vision...


Group 1 Auto shareholders re-elect 3 directors

May 18, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shareholders of Group 1 Automotive re-elected John L. Adams, J. Terry Strange and Max P. Watson to three-year terms on the board, the auto dealership chain said Tuesday.Shareholders also approved an increase in the number of shares available for issuance under the company's long-term incentive...

Alliance Data writes off fewer card loans in April

May 18, 2010 8:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Alliance Data Systems Corp. said Tuesday that defaults on its private-label credit cards dipped slightly in April.The company said it wrote off $38 million in unpaid balances last month, or 9.2 percent of outstanding loans. That was down slightly from $38.5 million in March.In April 2009,...

Global Partner Awards Recognize SAP Partners That Made Exemplary Contributions to SAP's Ecosystem

May 18, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —NorthgateArinso today announced that they have been awarded a 2010 SAP@ Pinnacle Award in the category "BPO Provider of the Year." SAP Pinnacle Awards are granted to leading SAP partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience, addressing critical...

Perfect World shares jump after 1Q results

May 18, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Perfect World Co. shares jumped Tuesday after first-quarter results showed growing demand for the company's video games.Perfect World, based in Beijing, operates games that run over the Internet. The company said Monday that it earned 305.2 million yuan ($44.7 million), or 5.75 yuan (84 cents)...

J.C. Seamus Davis elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 18, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) J.C. Seamus Davis, a senior physicist at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Director of DOE's Center for Emergent Superconductivity at Brookhaven Lab, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. He is among 72...


CGI wins US$73.2 million contract for U.S. government health websites

May 18, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

CGI Group Inc. (TSX:GIB.A) said Tuesday that its U.S. subsidiary has been awarded a US$73.2 million contract to continue modernizing three external government health websites that provide information to 44 million beneficiaries.The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chose CGI Federal...

SNAP Interactive Releases Q1 2010 Operating Results

May 18, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —SNAP Interactive, Inc. ("SNAP" or the "Company") (OTCBB: STVI), a leading provider of online dating applications for social networking websites, today announced operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010.Financial Highlights(A comprehensive...

J.C. Séamus Davis Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 18, 2010 6:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

J.C. Séamus Davis, a senior physicist and Director of DOE’s Center for Emergent Superconductivity at Brookhaven Lab, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Companies to Provide Marketers With Broader and Richer Set of Marketing Asset Management Capabilities

May 18, 2010 5:31 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Unica Marketing Innovation Summit -- Unica Corporation ( (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software ( solutions, today announced an alliance with Saepio, a best-of-breed provider of distributed marketing...

GetSync'd.Com Offers a Fully Redundant, Cloud Based Hosted Exchange Alternative With Kerio Connect and VMware

May 18, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Kerio Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of Internet security and messaging solutions, today announced GetSync'd.Com, an email hosting provider based in North Carolina, has achieved Kerio Preferred Partner status in Kerio's Partner Program. GetSync'd.Com offers a hosted messaging and...


Leading UK Provider of Printed Products and Solutions Selects Epicor ERP to Standardize Business Processes and Enhance Customer Service

May 18, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, today announced that St Ives Group ( , a leading UK independent print and display company and the largest...

Cyberplex to acquire Tsavo Media in deal valued at US$75 million

May 18, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Web advertising specialist Cyberplex Inc. (TSX: CX) says it has an agreement to acquire Waterloo, Ont.-based Tsavo Media in a deal valued at US$75 million. Toronto-based Cyberplex also plans to raise C$30 million through an equity financing to help pay for the Tsavo acquisition.


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