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HP buying cyber security firm Fortify Software

August 17, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. says it is buying Fortify Software to beef up its cyber security offerings.The company did not disclose financial terms of the buyout Tuesday.Fortify is a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. It helps businesses identify and fix security weaknesses in their...

VanceInfo reports jump in 2Q earnings

August 17, 2010 4:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Software developer VanceInfo Technologies Inc. booked a 37 percent jump in second-quarter earnings, saying demand has improved over last year.The company, which is headquartered in Beijing, said after the market close Monday that net income for the quarter came to $7.2 million, or 17 cents per...

Microsoft links new smart phones to Xbox Live

August 16, 2010 8:05 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft Corp. is bringing its video-game expertise to the forthcoming Windows Phone 7 line, an attempt to capitalize on the success of the Xbox 360 as the software maker tries to compete with Apple Inc.'s iPhone.Microsoft says a dedicated group inside of Microsoft Game Studios will develop...

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Dell to Acquire 3PAR

August 16, 2010 5:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Dell plans to purchase data-storage company 3PAR for about $1.15 billion in cash, as the personal-computer maker seeks to boost its offerings for corporate-technology departments.

Paramount cuts $350 million film-finance deal

August 16, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Paramount Pictures, Viacom Inc.'s movie studio, says it has cut a four-year film co-financing deal with Skydance Productions, which is run by the son of Oracle Corp. founder Larry Ellison.Skydance plans to make four to six movies per year that focus on big-budget action, adventure, science...

Nasdaq to delist ADPT, Cowlitz and Bakers Footwear

August 16, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Nasdaq exchange said Monday it will delist the stock of Bakers Footwear Group Inc., ADPT Corp., and Cowlitz Bancorporation.Bakers Footwear's stock was suspended on June 18, ADPT's stock was suspended Aug. 5 and Cowlitz's stock was suspended on July 1.None of the securities have traded on...

Deaf, hard-of-hearing students perform first test of sign language by cell phone

August 16, 2010 1:21 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Washington) University of Washington engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over US cellular networks. The tool is just completing its initial field test by participants in a UW summer program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Parent Says Kaedar Paid Kickbacks for Apple Orders

August 16, 2010 12:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

The parent of Kaedar Electronics Co. acknowledged Monday that Kaedar did pay brokerage commission to an intermediate trading company for its business with Apple between 2005 and 2008.

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New Satellites Aim to Offer Improved Internet Service

August 16, 2010 12:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Internet access via satellite tends to serve the underserved. With new technology, the providers hope to upgrade their service at lower cost.

Link by Link: In Google-Verizon Deal, Fears for Privacy

August 16, 2010 12:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Advocates of online privacy say that without Internet neutrality, the Internet becomes more like a mall and less like a public square.

W.T.O. Rules Against Europe on Electronics Duties

August 16, 2010 12:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A panel backs the United States, Japan and others in their complaint over duties on products like flat-panel displays.

IBEX spacecraft finds discoveries close to home

August 16, 2010 11:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) It wasn't until the advent of the Interstellar Boundary Explorer or IBEX, a NASA spacecraft launched in October 2008, that scientists have been able to see what the human eye cannot: the first-ever images of an electromagnetic crash scene in space. They...

ICx Technologies reports growing 2Q loss

August 16, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

ICx Technologies Inc., which announced Monday it has agreed to a takeover by Flir Systems Inc., reported a widening second-quarter loss and falling revenue.The company's net loss came to $4.5 million, or 11 cents per share, compared with $1.4 million, or 4 cents per share, in the same quarter a...

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Dual-Port 10GBASE-T Server Adapter Addresses System Performance

August 16, 2010 11:00 am | Comments

Solarflare Communications, a leader in 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) data center solutions, is shipping the SFN5121T dual-port 10GBASE-T server adapter based on its 65 nm SFT9001 transceiver.

Wire Stripper Processes Variety of Types

August 16, 2010 10:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Eraser’s K8 Series Rotary Blade Wire Strippers (Models K8A and K8B) are precision rotary wire strippers capable of processing round, extruded, built-up (solid and stranded), magnet, enamel, and film insulated wires and coaxial cables.

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