Technology News Archive - October 03, 2008

Dollar trades near 105 yen in Tokyo TOKYO, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar traded around the 105 yen early Friday in Tokyo, lower than its levels overnight in New York.

GIBRALTAR, October 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mansion In a mutual decision, Mansion (Gibraltar) Ltd. , the Gibraltar-based online gaming provider and Ongame Network, have decided to part ways and have moved the MansionPoker.com Poker service from the Ongame Network as of September 24th, 2008.

AGORACOM (http://www.agoracom.com), Canada's largest small-cap investment community and only provider of monitored online communities to public companies, is proud to announce the acquisition of www.Grandich.com, the home of The Grandich Letter, a leading newsletter analyzing the metals and mining markets within global stock and bond markets.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jesus' great commission to his followers is: "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit." One company is trying to do that this Halloween with a very unique card.

Ciena(R) Corporation (NASDAQ:CIEN), the network specialist, will host a live webcast of its Analyst Day event to be held in New York, N.Y. on Tuesday, October 7, 2008. The event will begin at approximately 9 a.m. Eastern and is expected to last through approximately noon Eastern.

EDS, an HP company (NYSE:HPQ), today announced that it has signed an agreement with Posten, one of the Nordic region's largest messaging and logistics operators, to host the company's end-user computing environment. The contract will begin in July 2009. Financial terms were not disclosed.

By MARK SMITH DEPUTY BUSINESS EDITOR INVESTORS yesterday obliterated a quarter of the stock market worth of Wolfson Microelectronics after the Scottish maker of chips for many of the world's must-have electronic gadgets reported a sharp decline in orders on the back of increasingly weak consumer demand.

InstantAction, the website for gamers that combines the intensity of videogames with the accessibility of the web, announced the introduction of the InstantAction open beta for Mac OS X users.

IBM has introduced new software that helps midsize companies detect vulnerabilities that can lead to costly security breeches, improve organizational productivity, and secure data while maintaining compliance with mandatory business regulations.

IBM Korea has completed The Industrial Bank of Korea's mainframe migration project to IBM System z10, to help the bank create an advanced IT environment as the foundation for its new enterprise data center. The agreement was signed in June 2008.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").