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Oracle’s software sales disappoint, stock plummets

Oracle’s software sales disappoint, stock plummets

Published 20/06/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp missed expectations for software sales and subscriptions for the second straight quarter, sending its shares plunging as investors worried [more…]

Mobile device boom no threat to movie theatre growth: Imax CEO

Mobile device boom no threat to movie theatre growth: Imax CEO

Published 20/06/2013

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - People will always want to watch movies in theatres despite the growing trend of watching videos at home and on mobile devices, [more…]

With Russian help, Europe prepares to search for life on Mars

With Russian help, Europe prepares to search for life on Mars

Published 19/06/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Space Agency signed final contracts with Thales Alenia Space Italy for work on a pair of missions to assess if [more…]

New CEO begins Alcatel makeover

New CEO begins Alcatel makeover

Published 19/06/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent will focus on its high-growth fixed and mobile products and slim down via 1 billion euro in cost [more…]

Netflix to bring video streaming service to The Netherlands

Netflix to bring video streaming service to The Netherlands

Published 19/06/2013

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc will launch its TV and movie streaming service in The Netherlands later this year, expanding its reach further into Europe, the [more…]

Rhode Island on track to make payment on 38 Studios bonds

Rhode Island on track to make payment on 38 Studios bonds

Published 19/06/2013

(Reuters) - Rhode Island remains on track to make a $2.5 million interest payment next year on bonds that were used to finance the facilities [more…]

Acer sees tablet, notebook PC shipments to be flat in second quarter

Acer sees tablet, notebook PC shipments to be flat in second quarter

Published 19/06/2013

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Acer Inc, the world's No.4 PC vendor, said on Wednesday that it expects notebook and tablet PC shipment to be flat in [more…]

Nvidia to license graphics technology: CEO

Nvidia to license graphics technology: CEO

Published 18/06/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nvidia Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said he will license graphics technology to other companies, a new model for the chipmaker that [more…]

NASA wants backyard astronomers to help track asteroids

NASA wants backyard astronomers to help track asteroids

Published 18/06/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA called on backyard astronomers and other citizen-scientists on Tuesday to help track asteroids that could create havoc on Earth. The U.S. [more…]

U.S. security expert says surveillance cameras can be hacked

U.S. security expert says surveillance cameras can be hacked

Published 17/06/2013

BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. security expert says he has identified ways to remotely attack high-end surveillance cameras used by industrial plants, prisons, banks and [more…]