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Fujitsu reports lower second quarter profit

October 27, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Japanese technology company Fujitsu Ltd. reported a sharp drop in its latest quarterly profit Wednesday, battered by a rising yen and the aftermath of less investment in its U.S. and European businesses during the financial crisis.Fujitsu's July-September profit totaled 17.4 billion yen ($213...

SolFocus and Vision Electro Mechanical Company to build the largest solar power plant of its kind in Saudi Arabia

October 26, 2010 11:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Project is milestone for the commercialization of concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) technology in the Middle East.


'New MySpace' narrows focus to entertainment

October 26, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

MySpace, the online social hub that's been fighting to stay relevant in the age of Facebook and Twitter, is overhauling its image and its website into an entertainment destination for its mostly younger audience....


Portable breast scanner allows cancer detection in the blink of an eye

October 26, 2010 10:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Manchester) Women could have a fast test for breast cancer and instantly identify the presence of a tumor in the comfort of their own home thanks to groundbreaking new research from the University of Manchester.

Varioptic hires new CEO

October 26, 2010 9:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Liquid lens provider Varioptic announced the appointment of Hamid Farzaneh as its chief executive officer in its plans to commercialize its liquid lens technology.


Nanoplas extends line of dry processing systems with tool for 200mm MEMS and 3D TSV packaging

October 26, 2010 9:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

DSB 9000A offers component manufacturers high throughput, lower cost of ownership and flexibility of process choice.


IC maker Power Integrations invests $30m in SiC device firm SemiSouth

October 26, 2010 8:23 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Power Integrations Inc of San Jose, CA, USA, which supplies high-voltage integrated circuits for compact, energy-efficient AC-DC and DC-DC power conversion in electronic products, has made a strategic investment in SemiSouth Laboratories Inc of Starkville, MS, USA.


Oxford Instruments-TDI acquires IP rights from Fox Grp

October 26, 2010 8:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Oxford Instruments-TDI, a world leader in the development of Hydride Vapour Phase Epitaxy (HVPE) processes and techniques for the production of novel compound semiconductors such as GaN, AlN, AlGaN, InN, InGaN, has just entered into a licensing agreement with The Fox Group.


Illumina posts higher 3Q profit

October 26, 2010 7:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Genetic analysis instrument maker Illumina Inc. on Tuesday posted higher profit for the third quarter compared to last year as revenue jumped 50 percent.Results beat Wall Street forecasts, sending the company's shares higher in after-hours trading.The company reported net income of $35.4...

F5 Networks profit rises, co gives upbeat forecast

October 26, 2010 6:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

F5 Networks Inc. on Tuesday reported a strong fourth-quarter on improved industry trends, prompting the network equipment maker to issue first-quarter guidance above expectations.The company said it earned $48.2 million, or 59 cents per share, for the quarter. That's up from $28.4 million, or...

Apple says white iPhone 4 delayed until spring

October 26, 2010 5:05 pm | by JESSICA MINTZ - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Apple says the elusive white iPhone 4 will remain out of reach until spring.Apple Inc.'s own "Apple Store" iPhone app lets people reserve products to pick up at local Apple stores. On Tuesday, bloggers posted screen shots of the app appearing to offer the option to reserve a white iPhone 4. By...

Yahoo tries to entice users with e-mail facelift

October 26, 2010 4:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo is sprucing up its free e-mail service in the latest attempt to persuade people to spend more time on its website....

Barnes & Noble unveils color Nook e-reader

October 26, 2010 3:06 pm | by MAE ANDERSON - AP Retail Writers - Associated Press | Comments

Barnes & Noble Inc. is introducing a new Nook e-reader with a color touch screen for $249 as competition in the fast-growing industry heats up ahead of the holidays.As the first full-color touch electronic reader, the Nookcolor stands apart from black-and-white competitors like Amazon's Kindle....


Theme project unites psychologists, economists

October 26, 2010 2:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Institute for the Social Sciences theme project scholars are collaborating on judgment, decision making and social behavior.

JDA Software reports 3Q net income, helped by i2

October 26, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

JDA Software Group Inc., which makes programs to help retailers manage inventory, said Tuesday it made a profit in the third quarter, as an acquisition helped it come back from a year-ago loss.Results beat Wall Street views, sending the company's shares higher in the after-hours session.For the...


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