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WordLogic Corporation: Second U.S. Patent Issued

March 16, 2010 1:31 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

WordLogic Corporation (OTCBB: WLGC), a leading-edge technology company developing advanced methods of text and information entry, announced today issuance of its second U.S. Patent.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Patent No. 7681124 titled "Data Entry for Personal Computing...

Hack-proof your personal info this tax season

March 16, 2010 11:30 am | by ERIN CONROY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

TAX HACKERS: Whether you're filing your tax return electronically, downloading forms or e-mailing your accountant, identity thieves are ready to pounce on any social security numbers, addresses and bank account numbers you may unknowingly divulge.While tax preparation software such as Intuit Inc.'s...

New York State Funds new Battery Research at Cornell

March 16, 2010 10:03 am | by Anne Ju, Cornell Chronicle Online | Comments

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority recently announced a total of $8 million in research grants to help develop or commercialize energy-storage projects.


20-20 Technologies rises to US$500,000 profit in first quarter, revenues higher

March 16, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Interior design software developer 20-20 Technologies Inc. (TSX:TWT) rang up a US$500,000 profit in the first quarter, helped by higher revenues.The Laval, Que.-based company, which reports in U.S. dollars, said the results were worth two cents per share, versus $200,000 or a penny per share a...

Teleflex Arrow IV Tubing Sets, Accessories, and Embolectomy Catheters: Recall

March 16, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Product sterility cannot be guaranteed. Testing revealed pin holes in some of the pouches in which the products are packaged.


China without Google: 'a lose-lose scenario'

March 15, 2010 10:30 pm | by JOE McDONALD - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

China without Google — a prospect that looks increasingly likely — could mean no more maps on mobile phones. A free music service that has helped to fight piracy might be in jeopardy. China's fledgling Web outfits would face less pressure to improve, eroding their ability to one day compete...

Jackson estate in record deal worth up to $250 mln

March 15, 2010 8:30 pm | by RYAN NAKASHIMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The estate of Michael Jackson has landed the late King of Pop the biggest recording deal in history: a $200 million guaranteed contract with Sony Music Entertainment for 10 projects over seven years, according to a person familiar with the deal.The record-breaking contract through 2017 could be...

Sony boss asks theater owners for healthier snacks

March 15, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The head of Sony Pictures suggested Monday that movie theaters offer healthier snacks to help fight obesity and give audiences a broader range of food choices.Michael Lynton, chairman and chief executive officer for Sony, told theater owners at their annual ShoWest convention that a survey by...


Digital Media Assn spent $110,793 lobbying in 4Q

March 15, 2010 1:31 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Digital Media Association spent $110,793 lobbying the federal government in the fourth quarter, according to a recent disclosure form.That's less than half of the $266,366 it spent in the year-ago period, but about even with the $122,315 the group spent in the third quarter of 2009.The...

AthenaHealth posts drop in 4th-quarter profit

March 15, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Clinical software maker athenaHealth Inc. reported its fourth-quarter profit fell 84 percent from a year-ago period boosted by a tax benefit. The report came after a delay related to an audit.The company said its profit fell to $4.3 million, or 12 cents per share, from $26.8 million, or 77...

Apple to charge $107 for iPad battery replacement

March 15, 2010 12:55 pm | Comments

Apple says it will replace iPads with dying batteries for about $100. Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad both have sealed-in batteries that owners can't replace themselves.

Survey: Readers don't want to pay for news online

March 15, 2010 12:53 pm | Comments

Getting people to pay for news online at this point would be "like trying to force butterflies back into their cocoons," a new consumer survey suggests. That was one of several bleak headlines in the Project for Excellence in Journalism's annual assessment of the state of the news industry, released Sunday.

DigitalGlobe Names Vice President of Investor Relations

March 15, 2010 12:31 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments () —DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution, world-imagery products and services for defense and intelligence, government, and commercial customers, today announces that Mr. David Banks has joined DigitalGlobe as Vice President...


Commtouch Software announces $5 million buyback

March 15, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Commtouch Software Ltd., which makes and licenses anti-spam software, said Monday its board has approved a stock repurchase of up to $5 million.The authorization is for repurchase in the open market or through private transactions.The company will pay for the buybacks through working capital....

Billionaire Alwaleed happy with Citigroup's Pandit

March 15, 2010 12:30 pm | by TAREK EL-TABLAWY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The Saudi billionaire with the largest individual stake in Citigroup Inc. on Monday ruled out boosting his investment firm's holdings in the U.S. banking giant at present, but predicted its best days are yet to come.Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns a 95 percent stake in the Saudi Arabia-based...


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