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TeleTech to Deliver 100 Percent Cloud-Based VoIP Infrastructure -- Companies of All Sizes Can Benefit

August 4, 2010 4:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

TeleTech Services Corporation, a subsidiary of TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), one of the largest global providers of technology-enabled business process outsourcing ("BPO"), revenue generation and on-demand solutions, today announced that it is hosting Cisco telephony and portal...

Cubic Corporation Approves Semiannual Dividend

August 4, 2010 3:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) Board of Directors today approved a regular semiannual dividend of 9 cents per share, payable on September 14, 2010, to shareholders of record on August 26, 2010. Cubic has paid uninterrupted semiannual dividends for 38 years.Cubic Corporation is the...

Singapore orders biggest bank to beef up IT

August 4, 2010 3:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Singapore ordered DBS Group Holdings Ltd., Southeast Asia's largest bank, to improve its computer systems after its automatic teller machines shutdown for seven hours last month during maintenance by IBM Corp.The island's central bank, known as the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said...


Cubic to Present at Jefferies 6th Annual Global Industrial and A & D Conference

August 4, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), a global provider of systems, services and advanced technologies for automated fare collection and defense markets, today announced the company's participation in the Jefferies 6th Annual Global Industrial and A&D Conference in New York City.John D. Thomas,...

Taiwan's Acer posts 54 percent jump in 2Q profit

August 4, 2010 2:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Acer Inc., the world's third largest computer vendor, said Wednesday its second quarter profit surged 54 percent year-on-year to New Taiwan dollars 3.6 billion ($111 million) amid increased demand.Revenue for the April-to-June period rose 26 percent to NT$150.2 billion ($4.7 billion), the...

On Web's Cutting Edge, Anonymity in Name Only

August 4, 2010 1:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

Websites are gaining the ability to decide whether or not you'd be a good customer, before you tell them a single thing about yourself. Third in a series.

A list of some fatal shootings at US workplaces

August 4, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Some fatal shootings at U.S. workplaces:— Aug. 3, 2010: Warehouse driver Omar Thornton shot and killed eight people before apparently committing suicide at a Manchester, Conn., beer distributorship.Feb. 12, 2010: Three biology professors were shot and killed and three other employees injured at the...

Retail Data: Americans remain cautious in July

August 3, 2010 8:05 pm | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Worried about the stalling economic recovery, Americans remained reluctant to spend at stores in July, especially on pricier items like jewelry, though they let go of some money for travel, according to data released Wednesday.Revenue from high-end jewelry, which had held steady in June,...


New BlackBerry is badly needed flagship for RIM

August 3, 2010 5:05 pm | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

BlackBerrys still fly off the shelves. They still convey the message that their owners mean business — that they're people who are important enough to need e-mail access all the time.But BlackBerrys are now being challenged by phones that say you can have your e-mail, and have fun, too.Research...

Does Angle Matter

August 3, 2010 2:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

It's standard practice to avoid joining small PCB traces at 90 degrees, but instead to join them at an angle. But, does it matter for thick traces? Here's some 20 or 24 mil traces. Is it really going to matter,...

Generating energy from ocean waters off Hawaii

August 3, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) Researchers in Hawaii say that the Leeward side of Hawaiian Islands may be ideal for future ocean-based renewable energy plants based on a technology referred to as Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, which is described in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy.

Nelsons boost chemical engineering scholars program at Texas A & M

August 3, 2010 1:23 pm | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Nancy and Brock Nelson ’90 are passionate about undergraduate education. The couple recently added their third $30,000 endowment for the C.D. Holland Scholars Program in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, with two more planned through a trust at the Texas A&M...

Game company Electronic Arts posts 1Q profit

August 3, 2010 1:05 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Electronic Arts Inc., the video game publisher behind "Madden" and "The Sims," reported a net income for its latest quarter Tuesday, reversing a loss a year earlier.By a more closely watched metric — adjusted results that exclude special items and account for deferred revenue from games with...


CommVault 2Q profit rises 44 percent

August 3, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Data-management software maker CommVault Systems Inc. said Tuesday its profit rose 44 percent in the fiscal first quarter as revenue rose and tax costs decreased.However the company said the results were "very disappointing."The company said it earned $3.5 million, or 8 cents per share, in the...

Ambow Education plans to raise $117M in IPO

August 3, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ambow Education Holding Ltd., which provides educational services throughout China, hopes to raise about $117.4 million in an initial public offering of its shares this week.The Beijing company plans to offer 7.5 million American depositary shares for $10 to $12 apiece, while shareholders sell...


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