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Moody's gives Merge Healthcare B2 rating

April 6, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday it assigned a B2 corporate family rating to Merge Healthcare Inc. with a stable outlook, reflecting the risks of its proposed acquisition of Amicas Inc.The B2 rating, five notches below investment grade, also apply to Merge's $200 million senior notes...



April 6, 2010 12:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Screaming Circuits is seeing more and more components in short supply or on allocation these days. A while back, we took a survey of our customers and found that on average, an engineer would spend about 16 hours sourcing parts...

Nevada tree plantation to help fight deforestation

April 6, 2010 11:30 am | by SCOTT SONNER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A California-based company has picked Nevada's high desert for a tree plantation aimed at building up carbon credits and slowing deforestation.ECO2 Forests Inc. announced plans Tuesday to plant up to 3 million kiri (kih-REE') trees over the next seven years at irrigated farms outside of...


Verizon CEO has told Apple of iPhone interest

April 6, 2010 9:41 am | Comments

Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg says the company has told Apple that it wants to carry the iPhone. But he declined to say when - or even if - the popular smart phone will be available for Verizon Wireless customers. In remarks Tuesday before the Council on Foreign Relations, Seidenberg cited a recent Wall Street Journal report that said Apple is working on a version of the iPhone that would be compatible with Verizon's network.

AT & T to spend $1 billion to broaden network

April 6, 2010 9:39 am | Comments

AT&T Inc. said Tuesday it would invest $1 billion to upgrade its business network, services and products for large companies worldwide as well as for small U.S. firms as network traffic in global economies migrate from voice to video and data.

NV tree plantation to help fight deforestation

April 6, 2010 9:30 am | by SCOTT SONNER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

An international forestry company has picked northern Nevada's high desert for the first of up to 100,000 acres of tree plantations it intends to grow on U.S. soil in the coming years.Officials for the Sacramento-based ECO2 Forests Inc. say they will plant up to 3 million kiri (ki-REE') trees...

Cold atoms and nanotubes come together in an atomic 'black hole'

April 6, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Harvard University) Carbon nanotubes, long touted for applications in materials and electronics, may also be the stuff of atomic-scale black holes.Physicists at Harvard University have found that a high-voltage nanotube can cause cold atoms to spiral inward under dramatic acceleration...

Archaeologists find clues to the appearance of modern human

April 6, 2010 9:21 am | Comments

New findings from an excavation site in Spain are generating heated debate among palaeontologists and archaeologists about precisely when the Neanderthals disappeared and were replaced by the first anatomically modern human beings.


Comcast wins Web traffic court fight against FCC

April 6, 2010 9:18 am | Comments

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dealt a setback to the Federal Communications Commission's attempt to oversee the Internet, tossing out a ruling that forced Comcast Corp to change the way it managed its broadband network.

Stanley gets $126M Army contract

April 6, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Stanley Inc., which provides information technology systems to the U.S. government, said Tuesday that it won a three-year, $126 million contract with the U.S. Army to provide logistics and other support services.The contract involves support services for the Field Logistics Readiness Center at...

Tyler Technologies licenses software to CA county

April 6, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information management software provider Tyler Technologies Inc. said Tuesday the education office of one of the largest counties in California is licensing Tyler's software and services.Financial terms were not disclosed.The Contra Costa Country Office of Education agreed to use Tyler's Munis...

Alternative Energy Solutions Product Training Presentation

April 6, 2010 8:22 am | by Tyco Electronics | Comments

A new Tyco Electronics Alternative Energy (AE) Solutions SOLARLOK Product Training presentation is now available on the Tyco Electronics' Distributor Advantage website. Learn more about our AE SOLARLOK product portfolio, junction box, interconnection system as well as installation and...

Digi Launches Industry's First Enterprise Class Cellular Router with Qualcomm Gobi Technology

April 6, 2010 8:20 am | by Digi International | Comments

New flexible Digi TransPort WR44 provides global carrier diversity


Sandvine's Q1 revenue surges 18 per cent to $21.9 million, a company record

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

Quarterly revenue at Sandvine Corp.( TSX:SVC) rose to record levels in the first quarter of 2010 and helped return the broadband technology developer to profitability.Sandvine, based in Waterloo, Ont., reported Tuesday that its net income was $600,000 or less than a cent per share for the...

Recognized for Creating New Opportunities in Cloud Computing and SaaS

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

OpSource, ( the leader in enterprise cloud and SaaS hosting, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies...


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