Technology News Archive - October 28, 2008

TOKYO, Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Internet Initiative Japan Inc.

**1/2  (130m | PG-13) Taking a cue from the wildly successful "Spider-Man" movies, director Christopher Nolan ("Memento") delves deeply into Bruce Wayne's psyche in this fresh reboot for the fallen "Batman" franchise.

***1/2  (139m | PG-13) This may well be the best of all six "Star Wars" movies -- with the caveat that you need to have seen the other five films to truly grasp its significance.

Openwave Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:OPWV), one of the world's leading software innovators enabling revenue-generating personalized services to converge the mobile and broadband experience, today announced a joint collaboration to create pre-configured software solutions for service providers.

PatientAssistance.com, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing information on thousands of patient assistance programs to help users better manage and reduce prescription drug costs, announced today the release of a new integrated service on the Google Health platform.

SkyCross, a global antenna solutions company, announced that its antennas power the Samsung SWC-E100 ExpressCard, the first client device for the recent WiMAX launch in Baltimore.

In response to the international credit crisis, telecoms have stepped up their level of collaboration with uncommon partners in a strategic move towards recession-proofing.

IT services company EDB Business Partner ASA has reported net profit down 40% at NOK 51m ($9.55m) for the third quarter, compared to NOK 85m ($15.9m) in the year-ago quarter, on revenue up 27% to NOK 1.85 billion ($347.3m).

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.