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Software firm 01 Communique narrows Q2 loss to $320,753 from $331,502

June 7, 2010 4:30 am | Comments

Toronto-based communications software company 01 Communique Laboratory Inc. (TSX:ONE) reports its net loss for the second quarter fell to $320,753 from $331,502 for the same period last year.Revenue dropped to $108,127 from $156,838, the company said Monday.The communications technology firm,...

India's Reliance, AT & T in Informal Talks

June 7, 2010 1:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

India's Reliance and AT&T have sounded out each other's interest about a potential transaction in which AT&T would take a significant minority stake in the Indian cellphone company.

Testing predictions in electrochemical nanosystems

June 6, 2010 9:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Technische Universitaet Muenchen) Physicists at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen are gearing up for experimental tests of findings they arrived at through theoretical considerations: that electrochemical reactions take place more rapidly on isolated, nanometer-scale electrodes than...

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Yahoo's site mirrors Facebook in latest facelift

June 6, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo's latest facelift will include a Facebook touchup.As part of changes rolling out this week, Yahoo's website will import personal updates from Facebook's social network for users who want a bridge between two of the world's most popular websites. The Facebook link will need to be turned on...

Bar codes get around town and get more useful

June 6, 2010 9:30 am | by RACHEL METZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

It used to be that the only time you'd notice a bar code was at a store, maybe when a cashier scanned your groceries. But lately bar codes are showing up in more places around town — and getting more sophisticated.You might have seen one cousin of the traditional bar code: Known as a QR code,...

Foxconn to give Chinese workers another pay raise

June 6, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Foxconn workers in China will get another pay raise in coming months, on top of an increase that just took effect in response to recent worker suicides, the company said Sunday.Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group said salaries would be raised in October to 2,000 yuan (US$293) for workers at...

Salem area schools test software as literacy tool

June 4, 2010 11:30 pm | by MACKENZIE RYANAssociated Press | Comments

Valentin De Leon, 9, recently matched the word "sneak" with the picture of a snowman on his computer screen, because the two have the common "sn" sound between them.The third-grader at Hallman Elementary School has spent a half hour each school day in recent weeks playing the computer game, an...

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Fujitsu Says Cash Flow to Fuel U.S. Acquisitions

June 4, 2010 9:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Fujitsu's president said improvements in the company's finances have allowed it to start seeking acquisitions to bolster its weak position in the U.S.

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Former Executive at Time Buys Ziff Davis

June 4, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Vivek Shah said that the acquisition, which he made in partnership with Great Hill Partners, a Boston firm, was the start of a new digital media company.

G.M. Plans to Form a Technology Venture Firm

June 4, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A subsidiary, General Motors Ventures, plans to invest in start-up companies in fields including renewable fuels, information and entertainment systems, and advanced materials.

Airlines Work to Catch Up to the Digital Age

June 4, 2010 8:22 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The carriers, recognizing that their antiquated systems contribute to the frustrations of passengers, have begun developing up-to-date technology.

Does the Internet Make You Smarter?

June 4, 2010 8:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Amid the silly videos and spam are the roots of a new reading and writing culture, says Clay Shirky.

Oracle cutting more Sun jobs

June 4, 2010 3:30 pm | Comments

Oracle Corp. is cutting more jobs as part of its takeover of slumping computer-server maker Sun Microsystems.Oracle, the world's biggest database-software maker, said in a regulatory filing Friday that the new round of cuts would mostly hit employees in Asia and Europe.It didn't specify how...

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Microsoft shutters Bing shopping rebate program

June 4, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft is shutting down a program that gave online shoppers rebates when they found items through Bing search.The cashback program started in May 2008. Microsoft Corp. was hoping cashback would help lure more people to its search engine.But despite its efforts, Microsoft remains a distant...

GammaGard Liquid, Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human)

June 4, 2010 1:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Market withdrawal due to an increased number of adverse event reports of allergic reactions associated with two lots.

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