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Evidence that Refined Carbohydrates Threaten the Heart

April 28, 2010 5:20 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

More Evidence that Refined Carbohydrates, not Fats, Threaten the Heart Eat less saturated fat: that has been the take-home message from the U.S. government for the past 30 years. But while Americans have dutifully reduced the percentage of daily calories from saturated fat since 1970, the...

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HP is Palm's Silicon Valley savior in $1.4B deal

April 28, 2010 4:30 pm | by RACHEL METZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Palm Inc. a pioneer in the smart phone business that couldn't quite make the comeback it needed, has agreed to be bought out by Hewlett-Packard Co. for about $1.4 billion in cash.The two Silicon Valley companies announced Wednesday that the deal will see HP pay $5.70 for every Palm common share...

Route1 says application for remote device has been allowed by U.S. patent office

April 28, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Route1 Inc. (TSXV:ROI) says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has allowed a new patent application filed by the company late last year.The Toronto-based security technology specialist announced Wednesday that the application, which allows a portable device to have remote access to a host...

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Higher orders boost Caci International's 3Q profit

April 28, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

CACI International Inc., which provides information technology and other services to the government, said Wednesday its fiscal third-quarter profit rose 22 percent, helped by demand from the defense and intelligence agencies.Profit climbed to $26.7 million, or 87 cents per share, from $22...

USDA funds work in childhood obesity prevention

April 28, 2010 3:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded nutritionist Christina Stark almost $500,000 to train extension/community teams on collaborative, ecological approaches for childhood obesity prevention.

HP to be Palm's Silicon Valley savior in $1B deal

April 28, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Palm Inc. a pioneer in the smart phone business that couldn't quite make the comeback it needed, has agreed to be bought out by Hewlett-Packard Co. for about $1 billion in cash.The companies announced Wednesday that the deal will see HP pay $5.70 for every Palm common share. Palm had closed...

Fitch upgrades Seagate ratings after solid 3Q

April 28, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fitch Ratings on Wednesday upgraded the issuer default rating on Seagate Technology to just below investment grade, after the hard disk drive maker posted solid third-quarter results.Fitch upgraded its issuer default rating to BB+ from BB and kept the secured first lien credit facility at an...

HP to acquire Palm for nearly $1 bln in cash

April 28, 2010 12:31 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to acquire struggling smart phone maker Palm Inc. for nearly $1 billion in cash.The companies announced Wednesday they had agreed to the deal, which will see HP pay $5.70 for every Palm common share. Palm had closed trading Wednesday at $4.63 but...

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Company Achieves Quarterly Revenues of $67 Million and First Quarter Annual Contract Value Including Advent OnDemand(SM) of $7.3 Million

April 28, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADVS), a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced today its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010."I'm extremely proud of Advent's first quarter financial performance. We achieved very...

AOL 1Q profit slumps as ads, subscriptions wane

April 28, 2010 10:30 am | by RACHEL METZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Very little went right for AOL Inc. in the first quarter as it cut way back on staff and tried to refocus its business. The Internet company said Wednesday that tumbling online advertising revenue, along with restructuring costs, led to a 58 percent drop in first-quarter net profit.AOL shares...

New microscopy technique reveals mechanics of blood cell membranes

April 28, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Thanks to an interdisciplinary team of researchers, scientists now have a more complete understanding of one of the human body's most vital structures: the red blood cell. Led by University of Illinois professor Gabriel Popescu, the team used...

Wireless Sensor Platform for Hospitals Uses Virtualization Technology

April 28, 2010 8:34 am | Comments

LynuxWorks, Inc. has combined efforts with Portwell, Inc. to deliver a proof-of-concept (PoC) wireless sensor platform for hospitals based on Intel technology. When monitoring vital signs (such as EKG and blood oxygenation) during a

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AOL Posts Drop in Ad Sales

April 28, 2010 8:21 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

AOL reported a 58% decline in quarterly earnings as advertising revenue dropped, and said it would sell its ICQ instant-messaging service for $187.5 million.

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ABB Robotics And Axium Inc. Announce A Strategic Relationship For Mixed Load Packing And Palletizing

April 28, 2010 8:21 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

ABB Robotics North America, a leading supplier of industrial robots, announced the appointment of Axium Inc. as a Strategic Channel Partner in North America for case packing and palletizing, with a special emphasis on mixed load technology.

Solarbuzz Hires Industry Specialist in Europe, Finlay Colville

April 28, 2010 8:21 am | by General Electric | Comments

Solarbuzz®, an international solar energy market research and consulting business, today announced that it has hired Finlay Colville to serve as a Senior Analyst.

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