Oracle's quarterly profit dropped 11%, hurt by costs tied to its takeover of Sun Microsystems, but software sales rose for the second straight quarter—a sign companies are spending on new projects.
Qualcomm raised its fiscal second-quarter outlook on the strength of its licensing business and improved chip sales.
Best Buy said earnings rose 37% on rebounding sales of laptops and TVs. The company issued a strong forecast for the year and said it plans to resume buying back shares.
Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — March 25, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today it has stock on NXP...
Internet cafe users in the British capital may want to watch what they download. Scotland Yard is advising administrators of public Web spaces to periodically poke through their customers' files and keep an eye out for suspicious activity.
Technology company Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday it named Peter Galanis as president and CEO of its Canadian operations.Galanis, 43, previously served as director of global accounts for HP's manufacturing and distribution industries business in the central region of the country. He joined...
Supermassive black holes found at the centers of distant galaxies undergo huge growth spurts as a result of galactic collisions, according to a new study by astronomers at Yale University and the University of Hawaii. Their findings appear in the March 25 edition of Science Express.
A new Cornell study, published March 26 in Science, is one of the first that shows how plants at the bottom of the food chain have evolved mechanisms that influence ecosystem dynamics.
Google Inc.'s business ties in China unraveled a little more amid a widening backlash to the U.S. Internet company's decision to move its Chinese search engine offshore in a challenge to the country's online censorship laws.While Google's stand is winning it praise in the U.S. and other...
Computer and consumer electronics maker Dell Inc. said Thursday that one of its units has inked a more than $65 million contract to provide e-mail management and other services to the Department of Transportation.Dell Perot Systems Government Services of Fairfax, Va., will be a subcontractor to...
Google's plan to keep part of its China business is looking more complicated as partners turn away and some operations continue to be censored.
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces that its high brightness LEDs are used in Lighthouse Technologies' high definition video screens installed this season in the American Airlines Center, the Dallas home to both the NBA's Mavericks and NHL's Stars.
Working long days in a particle physics laboratory at the University of Turin, doctoral student Paolo Giordano wanted an escape from the academic rigors of numbers. So he wrote about love and misunderstanding with a sprinkling of science and unwittingly became a literary sensation.
STMicroelectronics will develop and supply a wireless MEMS sensor that acts as a transducer, antenna and mechanical support for additional read-out electronics in a 'smart' contact lens platform developed by Sensimed AG.
French police say they have detained a 25-year-old who allegedly hacked Twitter accounts of numerous well-known figures, including Britney Spears and President Barack Obama. Police said Wednesday the suspect, who went by the pseudonym "Hacker Croll," was caught following a joint operation with the FBI and arrested Tuesday in the Puy-de-Dome region of central France.