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Fidelity National to sell debt, buy back shares

July 6, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. said Tuesday it will sell $1.2 billion in new debt as part of a plan to buy back up to $2.5 billion worth of its common stock.The company, which provides banking and payment technology to financial institutions and government agencies, also reaffirmed...

Lenovo says Apple losing out in China: report

July 6, 2010 6:57 am | Comments

Apple is missing out on an opportunity to further expand in China

Fujitsu to let developers test software for free

July 6, 2010 6:52 am | Comments

Fujitsu Ltd, Japan's biggest IT services firm, said on Tuesday that it would allow software developers to run their programs on its hardware free of charge so that they can examine performance.

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Global chip sales up 4.5 percent in May versus April: SIA

July 6, 2010 6:47 am | Comments

SIA expects unit sales of personal computers to grow by 20 percent and sales of cell phones to grow by 10 percent to 12 percent this year.

Department of Energy Announces $24 Million for Algal Biofuels Research

July 6, 2010 6:47 am | Comments

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced awards totaling more than $76 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support advanced energy-efficient building technology projects and the development of training programs for commercial building equipment technicians, building operators, and energy auditors.

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Digital upstarts still see potential in downloads

July 6, 2010 6:38 am | Comments

Much of the buzz around digital music is focused on Spotify's plans for the United States, Rdio's new subscription service, and what Apple's anticipated cloud-based music service will look like.

Supply ship fails to dock with space station

July 6, 2010 6:29 am | Comments

An unmanned Russian space capsule carrying supplies to the International Space Station failed in a docking attempt, Russian Mission Control and NASA said Friday.

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Spy suspects allegedly used regular consumer tech

July 6, 2010 6:23 am | Comments

Life wasn't so dashing for the suspected Russian spies arrested this week: They allegedly relied heavily on off-the-shelf consumer electronics.

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Internationally active SMEs yield better results

July 6, 2010 6:22 am | by European Commission | Comments

25% of EU 27 SMEs export or have exported at some point during the last 3 years. This is revealed in a new European Commission study available on line. Internationally active SMEs report an employment growth of 7% whereas the figure stood at 1% for those without any international...

Tech firms aim to keep wayward walkers on path

July 6, 2010 6:17 am | Comments

Todd Atwood says he doesn't worry too much about accidents when walking down the street using his iPhone to make calls, send text messages or check his e-mail.

Driving while blind? Maybe, with new high-tech car

July 6, 2010 6:08 am | Comments

Could a blind person drive a car? Researchers are trying to make that far-fetched notion a reality.

Northrop Grumman plans Va facility improvements

July 6, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Northrop Grumman is ramping up the submarine-building program at its Newport News shipyard in preparation for building two subs per year starting in 2011.The company plans to increase the number of workers in the program by up to 1,000 and invest more than $200 million in facility...

US Army Field Tests Sporian Biosensor Buoy Network, Funds Phase III

July 6, 2010 5:32 am | Comments

Sporian Microsystems, a developer of sensors and sensor systems, has received a Phase III award to continue development and testing of biosensor and wireless network technologies to detect pathogens in source waters.

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Absopulse Converter Chosen for SRZero Electric Supercar

July 6, 2010 4:05 am | Comments

The Absopulse HVI 300-600/14 DC/DC converter/charger was selected by the Racing Green Endurance team of Imperial College London for use on-board their SRZero, a proof-of-concept all-electric supercar.

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China rejects criticism of US geologist's sentence

July 6, 2010 1:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

China on Tuesday rejected U.S. criticism of its treatment of an American geologist who was sentenced to eight years in prison for spying and collecting state secrets.The U.S. Embassy issued a statement calling for Xue Feng's immediate release and deportation to the United States after he was...

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