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IDC says chip revenue dropped 9 percent last year

May 4, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A new study shows worldwide semiconductor revenue fell 9 percent to $225.1 billion in 2009.The figures, released Tuesday by market research firm Interactive Data Corp., showed the industry's slump was more severe in the beginning of 2009 as the recession deepened.Because of a rebound in the...

Vivitrol (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension): Medication Guide Required for Patients

May 4, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Patients to be informed of risk of severe injection site reactions.


Regulators mull antitrust look at Apple: source

May 4, 2010 9:35 am | Comments

Regulators are considering an inquiry into whether Apple Inc violates antitrust law by requiring that its programing tools be used to write applications for the iPad and iPhone, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.


Zebra Technologies posts jump in 1Q earnings

May 4, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Zebra Technologies Corp. said Tuesday its first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago as demand improved.The company, which makes bar code and plastic card printers, also said it hired more workers during the quarter, expanding its sales and marketing staff.It earned $24.7 million,...

Interview with Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Charlie Munger -Part 1

May 4, 2010 9:30 am | by Liz ClamanAssociated Press | Comments

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CriticalControl Q1 earnings drop to $510,000 despite doubling of revenue

May 4, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

CriticalControl Solutions Corp. doubled its revenue in the first quarter on the heels of its major acquisitions, but the boost was not enough to improve the business software provider's bottom line as operating expenses increased.The Calgary-based company said Tuesday its revenue ballooned to...

CardioComm Solutions, Inc. Announces CEO Placement

May 4, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: EKG) ("CardioComm" or the "Company") announced that the board of directors of the Company has appointed Mr. Etienne Grima as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Ms. Wendy Hsieh as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective immediately. Dr....

Georgia Tech Savannah professor named as 2010 Young Investigator Award recipient

May 4, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology) Dr. Fumin Zhang, assistant electrical and computer engineering professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah campus, has been named a recipient of the 2010 Young Investigator Award given by The Office of Naval Research.


Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual

May 4, 2010 8:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Good advice from author Michael Pollan on eating from his new book, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. Essentially he suggests eating food. Stuff you can picture in the original form (apples, cashews, celery, trout, tomatoes, grapes, steak, strawberries, milk, figs, peppers, peaches,...

Commission consults on review of rules applicable to horizontal co-operation agreements

May 4, 2010 7:20 am | by European Commission | Comments

The European Commission has published draft Regulations and Guidelines for the assessment of co-operation agreements between competitors, so called horizontal co-operation agreements. The objective of these proposals is to update and further clarify the application of competition rules in...

Worldwide Initiative Enhances Delivery of Industry Leading Technology and Services to Clients

May 4, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Pegasystems Inc. ( , (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions, and Wipro Technologies ( , the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), today announced an expanded global strategic alliance to...

Baxter Colleague Infusion Pumps: FDA Ordering Recall

May 4, 2010 6:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Action based on failure to correct serious problems with infusion pumps.


Taiwan to invest in cloud-based computing

May 4, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Taiwan's government will invest 24 billion New Taiwan dollars ($760 million) in cloud-based computing over the next five years, as a complement to Microsoft Corp.'s support for local firms to develop and use the new technology.Vice Economics Minister Lin Sheng-chung said the Cabinet has...


From Sandcastle Crushers to Bookworms â?? Winning Projects at Brookhaven Lab's Science Fair

May 4, 2010 4:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Two of the top seven winners of Brookhaven Lab’s science fair were students at Coram Elementary School in the Longwood School District.

NYSE Euronext makes Q1 profit of $130 million

May 4, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Trans-Atlantic stock exchange operator NYSE Euronext said Tuesday its net profit rose 25 percent in the first quarter on a steep jump in trading of European fixed-income derivatives and U.S. equity options.The operator of the New York Stock Exchange and markets in Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels...


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