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electronica 2010: new microprocessors, boards, development platforms and test software

October 29, 2010 5:54 am | Comments

electronica 2010 will be a hotbed of embedded components, systems, software and development platforms for automotive, industrial and commercial designs. Exhibits will range from individual components for mobile devices to complete system solutions for industrial applications.


Compugraphics continues to build on its expertise in making MEMS photomasks

October 29, 2010 2:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Compugraphics has been making photomasks for over 40 years and today provides top-class photomask solutions for MEMS companies and research institutes all over the world.


3M Reports Higher Profit and Sales, but Lowers Its Forecast

October 28, 2010 10:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Despite the improved profit, the company’s stock dropped on concerns of rising costs and other pressures on margins.


Samsung 3Q profit at record high but outlook mixed

October 28, 2010 10:05 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, said business conditions are deteriorating due to anemic recoveries in advanced economies even as it reported a 17 percent jump in third quarter profit to a record high.Samsung earned 4.46 trillion won ($3.97...

APNewsBreak: University posts info of 40K students

October 28, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Social Security numbers, grades and other personal information of more than 40,000 former University of Hawaii students were posted online for nearly a year before being removed this week, The Associated Press has learned....

Nintendo chief rules out Wii price cut for now

October 28, 2010 9:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Nintendo's president said efforts to boost Wii sales ahead of Christmas will focus on limited deals in cooperation with retailers and special packages that add game software or other products to give buyers a feeling of a discount - not an outright price cut....

Strength of Inkjet Printer Sales Narrows Kodak’s Loss

October 28, 2010 8:26 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company faced pricing pressures in the low-end digital camera business, competition from Hewlett-Packard and a slump in movie-film revenue, analysts said.

Cerner reports higher 3Q profit

October 28, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Health care information technology provider Cerner Corp. said Thursday its profit increased in the third quarter amid higher bookings and revenue.The company reported net income of $60.9 million, or 71 cents a share, for the quarter ended Oct. 2. That compares with net income of $48.4 million,...


VeriSign 3Q profit helped by gain from unit sale

October 28, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Internet technology company VeriSign Inc. on Thursday reported its third-quarter profit climbed, boosted by a large gain from the sale of its security business to computer security company Symantec Inc.For the July-September quarter, VeriSign earned $784.9 million, or $4.48 per share, compared...

Samsung's 3rd-quarter net profit rises 17 percent

October 28, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Samsung Electronics says net profit rose 17 percent in the third quarter amid strength in its semiconductor and mobile phone businesses.The company said Friday in a regulatory filing and statement that it earned 4.46 trillion won ($3.97 billion) in the three months ended Sept. 30. It had net...

Historic gift will advance sustainability research

October 28, 2010 4:23 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

David R. Atkinson '60 and his wife, Patricia Atkinson, have committed $80 million to provide a permanent center on campus that will position Cornell to be a global leader in sustainability.

Scientific Games hit by lottery woes in 3rd qtr

October 28, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientific Games Corp.'s net income dropped 56 percent as the maker of scratch-and-win tickets and computing infrastructure for lotteries fell victim to contract losses and a shift toward some of its least-moneymaking products.The New York company blamed smaller jackpots as one reason why...

Digi International Reports Revenue Increases for Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 2010 of 18.1% and 10%, Respectively, Compared to Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 2009

October 28, 2010 2:20 pm | by Digi International | Comments

Meets Street EPS Consensus Estimates for Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Year 2010


Microsoft earnings rise with business spending

October 28, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A swell of spending by businesses on new computers, software and servers helped push Microsoft Corp.'s earnings for the most recent quarter past Wall Street's expectations....

BMC fiscal 2Q results beat analyst views

October 28, 2010 2:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

BMC Software Inc. posted a 40 percent increase in fiscal second-quarter earnings on Thursday, which beat analyst estimates.The business software provider also raised its profit expectations for the rest of the fiscal year.Shares jumped $2.03, or 4.6 percent, to $46 in after-hours trading.For...


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