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Semiconductor Opportunity in Microcell, Picocells, and Femtocells Shifts to Wi-Max

January 22, 2010 12:54 pm | by In-Stat | Comments

Semiconductor revenue for WiMAX microcells, picocells, and femtocells is on course to a 46% compound annual growth rate from 2008 to 2013. The segment will pass $1 billion by 2013 .

Nipro GlucoPro Insulin Syringes: Recall

January 22, 2010 12:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Needles may become detached and remain in the skin.


After 'mistakes,' Yele Haiti gets new accountants

January 22, 2010 12:01 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The foundation of Wyclef Jean said Friday it has hired a new accounting firm after the Haitian-born rapper acknowledged the organization had made mistakes.The announcement came hours before Jean was to headline a globally broadcast concert called "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for...


Catalyst Paper to fight legal claim in Quebecor World (U.S.) bankruptcy

January 22, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Catalyst Paper (TSX:CTL) says it will fight a claim filed against the company by the former Quebecor World (USA)'s litigation trustee for alleged preferential transfers of US$18.8 million to the Vancouver-area company before the commercial printer filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors...

Bluetooth Attach Rates Rise, While Total Addressable Market Falls in 2009

January 22, 2010 11:57 am | by In-Stat | Comments

Bluetooth is on track to increase attach rates in many key market segments.

Sonomax to get $1.74M in deal with Benvest, which is converting to corporation

January 22, 2010 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Sonomax Hearing Healthcare Inc. (TSXV:SHH) has entered a corporate reorganization agreement with Benvest New Look Income Fund (TSX:BCI:UN) under which Sonomax will change its name and emerge with about $1.74 million in non-dilutive capital."We are very pleased to announce this transaction,...

Oracle exec admits affair with billboard woman

January 22, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A co-president of software maker Oracle acknowledges he had an affair with a woman he was shown snuggling with on billboards in New York, Atlanta and San Francisco.Charles Phillips released a statement Thursday about his relationship with YaVaughnie (yah-VAHN'-ee) Wilkins after blogs went abuzz...

Solar, Wind Power Enable ‘Green’ Cell Base Station Market; For Operators, it Pays to be Green

January 22, 2010 8:57 am | by In-Stat | Comments

In the last few years, the number of worldwide cellular base stations has exploded from the hundreds of thousands to the many millions, creating greenhouse gases and pollution from the power required to run them.


Sundance aims indie films beyond festival confines

January 22, 2010 8:01 am | by DAVID GERMAIN - AP Movie Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The prestige of a director who makes it into the Sundance Film Festival often can be undermined by one simple question: Where can their movies be seen in the real world?"Nowhere" often is the answer, unless fans make the journey to snowy Utah during Sundance or happen to live near another...

Unique Dolphin Strategy for Hunting Fish

January 22, 2010 7:54 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

A pod of bottle-nose dolphins off the coast of Florida have developed a hunting technique unknown in other dolphins. One swims in a circle stirring up mud and then the dolphins wait to catch fish that jump out of the water to escape the contracting circle of muddy water. Related: Dolphins...

General Dynamics unit wins $118M contract

January 22, 2010 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A unit of military contractor General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded a $118 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to continue concept studies, engineering and design of a missile compartment for submarines.The award given to General Dynamics Electric Boat modifies a $76 million...

Shipments of 802.11n will Surge Ahead of 802.11g in the Wi-Fi Chipset Market in 2010

January 22, 2010 6:57 am | by In-Stat | Comments

With growth rates well over 100% in 2010, shipments of Wi-Fi Chipsets based on the draft n/802.11n will surge ahead of those based on 802.11g.

ActivIdentity Appoints Brad Boston to Its Board of Directors

January 22, 2010 5:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —ActivIdentity Corporation ( (NASDAQ: ACTI), a global leader in strong authentication and credential management, today announced the appointment of Brad Boston to its Board of Directors."The addition of Brad to the board will bring...


Sony Ericsson Q4 loss narrows 9 percent

January 22, 2010 2:01 am | by LOUISE NORDSTROM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday said its loss in the fourth quarter narrowed 9 percent from a year ago to euro167 million ($235 million), as improved margins and lower costs offset a slump in sales.The figure compared with a euro187 million loss last year, but sales fell 40 percent...

Taleo Sets Date to Release Fourth Quarter 2009 Results

January 22, 2010 2:01 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced today that its fourth quarter 2009 financial results will be released after the market closes on Wednesday, February 10th, 2010. The company will issue a pre-recorded webcast and transcript...


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