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Google expansion helps economy, hurts stock price

July 16, 2010 5:07 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google Inc. is doing its part to stimulate the economy and hurting its stock in the process.With its payroll swelling at the fastest rate in four years, some of Google's expenses are climbing faster than its revenue.That's creating a drag on its earnings, which is pulling down the Internet...

Qlik prices IPO above range, raises $112M

July 16, 2010 5:07 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Business software company Qlik Technologies Inc. priced shares of its initial public offering at $10 each, above the expected range of $8.50 to $9.50, suggesting strong demand.Qlik, based in Radnor, Pa., raised $112 million its IPO. The company's software, which analyzes costs and organizes...

Cisco Completes Acquisition of CoreOptics

July 16, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held CoreOptics Inc. (http://www.coreoptics.com/) , a designer of digital signal processing (DSP) solutions for high-speed optical networking applications. Headquartered in San Jose, with the majority of its...

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APNewsBreak: Utah film industry job growth doubles

July 16, 2010 5:05 am | by BROCK VERGAKIS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Utah's film industry is rebounding from the economic downturn.Figures obtained by The Associated Press in advance of their official release Thursday show the number of jobs created by film productions increased to 1,255 during the fiscal year that ended June 30, up from 520 jobs in the previous...

Sony Ericsson posts profit in Q2

July 16, 2010 1:06 am | by LOUISE NORDSTROM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday reported a euro12 million ($15.5 million) net profit for the second quarter, up from a euro213 million loss the year before, continuing to ride the success from high-end devices such as smart phones as well as cost cuts.The numbers included...

Earth Scientist is a Finalist for Blavatnik Award

July 15, 2010 9:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

David Evans, professor of geology and geophysics, has been named a Faculty Finalist in the New York Academy of Sciences' 2010 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.

June video game sales decline again, NPD says

July 15, 2010 7:06 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Summer doldrums weighed on the video game industry in June, with U.S. retail sales of hardware, software and accessories down 6 percent from a year earlier, to $1.1 billion.Market researcher NPD Group said Thursday that sales of game software tumbled 15 percent to $531.3 million. Analysts were...

Apple Won't Recall iPhone 4

July 15, 2010 2:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Apple doesn't plan to recall the iPhone 4. Apple engineers were aware of the risks of the new antenna design as early as a year ago, but CEO Steve Jobs liked the design so much that Apple went ahead.

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After iPhone 4 Complaints, Apple Plans a Briefing

July 15, 2010 2:25 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company would not say who would speak at the event, which comes on the heels of criticism from Consumer Reports.

Google’s Net Income Rises 24% in Quarter

July 15, 2010 2:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The company’s revenue beat analysts’ expectations, but its profit missed expectations.

Loss Narrows in Quarter for Intel Rival, A.M.D.

July 15, 2010 2:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

A.M.D. would have made money were it not for a loss related to its investment in factories it spun off a year ago.

Small wires make big connections for microelectronics

July 15, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) University of Illinois engineers have developed a novel direct-writing method for manufacturing metal interconnects that could shrink integrated circuits and expand microelectronics. The technique produces tiny pure metal wires much smaller in...

Narcissists bring pluses, minuses to the workplace

July 15, 2010 1:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

The ILR School's Jack Goncalo and colleagues find that having narcissists in the workplace has its pros and cons.

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Website, Google Earth offer 3-D views of Hawaii

July 15, 2010 1:05 pm | by HERBERT A. SAMPLE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A new website backed by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar says it will offer potential visitors to Hawaii the ability to view hotels, shops and tourist attractions in three dimensions and from different angles in an interactive virtual tour.Team Vision Virtual launched 3DHawaii.com on Thursday,...

Apple to Discuss iPhone

July 15, 2010 12:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Apple said it would hold a news conference Friday to discuss its iPhone 4 amid mounting criticism of the smartphone's reception problems.

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