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Google adds storage to sweeten online office suite

January 12, 2010 9:32 am | Comments

Google Inc. is expanding its Internet warehouse so people can stash more digital keepsakes from their life and work. The upgrade announced Tuesday will provide one free gigabyte of storage to all users of Google Docs, the company's online suite of word processing, spreadsheets and other commonly used programs.


Newly Appointed Chief Financial Officer Brings Background in Network Security, IPOs, and Start-Ups to FaceTime's Executive Team

January 12, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

FaceTime Communications ( ( ), the leading provider of solutions enabling the safe use of Web 2.0 and Unified Communications in the enterprise, today announced the appointment of Tim Conley ( as Chief...

Elevation Partners hires former Apple executive

January 12, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Elevation Partners said Tuesday that Avadis Tevanian, a former Apple Inc. executive, has joined the private equity firm as a managing director.Tevanian was most recently chief software technology officer at Apple, the Cupertino, Calif.-based computer maker.Elevation Partners said Tevanian will...


Electric Boat layoffs seen this year

January 12, 2010 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A drop in maintenance and modernization work will result in hundreds of layoffs at submarine manufacturer Electric Boat this year, although new hires will leave the work force numbers unchanged, officials said Tuesday.Executives of Electric Boat, a subsidiary of General Dynamics Corp., said at...

2 of 3 Dixie Chicks returning with new music

January 12, 2010 7:01 am | by CAITLIN R. KING - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Two members of the Dixie Chicks — minus lead singer Natalie Maines — are preparing to release a new album this year.According to, sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison are working on a project to be released on Columbia Records.However, Lloyd Maines, Natalie's father, tells

Haiyang Gao receives 3rd place award in AIAA CFD Student Paper Competition

January 12, 2010 6:53 am | by Iowa State University | Comments

Haiyang Gao, Aerospace Engineering Research Assistant working with ZJ Wang, AER E Professor,...

CES 2010 Oddities: The Weird, Strange, and Unique

January 12, 2010 5:37 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Comments

Every tradeshow has these: the strange products, human snafus, and general quirkiness that characterizes a large organized event. Some of these are no doubt intentional, an exaggerated attempt to grab some publicity. Others, as you'll see, are honest (yet hilarious) mistakes. And some are just plain out of the ordinary. Enjoy!


Symantec to buy Gideon, security software maker

January 12, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Symantec Corp. said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Gideon Technologies Inc., a privately held maker of risk management software.Symantec, a security software provider, said the deal will expand its slate of products that help customers assess threats to their computer systems. In particular,...


The Creeping of the Burj Khalifa

January 12, 2010 4:52 am | by Duke University | Comments

Fifty or so years from now, the world’s tallest building could likely be about two feet shorter. That may not seem like much for a structure that is 2,717 feet tall – more than nine football fields -- but it could wreak havoc on all sorts of conduits and lines within the building, such as

Wash. gov won't have full plate of tax hikes

January 12, 2010 4:01 am | by CURT WOODWARD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Gov. Chris Gregoire won't suggest a full roster of tax hikes to pay for the programs she wants rescued from the state's $2.6 billion budget deficit, deferring instead to the Legislature while state officials wait for word of another federal bailout.But Gregoire will suggest closing some tax...

Intuitive and Easy to Navigate Epicor ERP Solution to Be Implemented by Leading Supplier of Space and Aerospace Signal Processing Systems to Support Growth

January 12, 2010 4:01 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 RT Logic ( ( ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:...

Esteemed Industry Executive John Moore Named Divisional VP of Product Development and Marketing for BDA's POWER A Division

January 12, 2010 2:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

POWER A, a leading manufacturer of licensed retail consumer electronics accessories and the consumer products division of Bensussen Deutsch & Associates Inc. (BDA), today announced the appointment of John Moore as Divisional Vice President of Product Development and Marketing. In this role,...

Antitrust: Commission launches public consultation on review of competition rules for motor vehicle sector

January 12, 2010 12:53 am | by European Commission | Comments

The European Commission is inviting comments on its proposal for a revised Block Exemption Regulation and Guidelines on motor vehicle sales and repair agreements. Block exemptions relieve companies from the need to analyse individually whether certain categories of agreements comply with...


India's Infosys reports 0.6 pct rise in profit

January 11, 2010 7:01 pm | by ERIKA KINETZ - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Infosys Technologies Ltd., India's bellwether information technology outsourcing company, raised its annual revenue and earnings forecasts Tuesday and said quarterly profit rose slightly as demand recovered in the U.S.Net income for the October-December quarter was $334 million, under...

Kinetex Announces Appointment of CFO

January 11, 2010 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Kinetex Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE: KTX) (the "Company" or "Kinetex") is pleased to announce that Robert D. Ashauer has been appointed as its Chief Financial Officer.Mr. Ashauer is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of business experience including managing high growth and early stage...


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