Technology News Archive - July 30, 2008

Sony Corporation Tokyo Tatsuyuki Sonoda +81-(0)3-6748-2180 or New York Sam Levenson/Justin Hill/ Miki Emura +1-212-833-6722 or London Shinji Tomita +44-(0)20-7444-9713 Home Page: http://www.sony.net/IR/ Logo: http://www.sony.net/ir Consolidated Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2008 Tokyo, July 29, 2008 -- Sony Corporation today announced its consolidated results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2008 (April 1, 2008 to June 30, 2008).

Scrabulous, the Scrabble-like game that was one of the most popular features on Facebook, has been removed from the Internet social networking Web site. The Internet game, created by Rajat Agarwalla and Jayant Agarwalla, had 2.3 million users, The Washington Post noted Tuesday.

CRM reseller recognized for teamwork, competitive wins with East Region Partners Awards For Customer Effective, Inc.

VMETRO Inc. Public Relations: Nicole Renfro, 281-584-0728 ext.

GlobalSCAPE, San Antonio David Mann, 210-293-7918 President Logo: http://www.globalscape.com GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (AMEX: GSB) a leading developer of file transfer software for the Internet, announced the release of the AS2 add-on module for EFT (Enhanced File Transfer) Server.

By The Oakland Tribune, Calif. Jul. 29--Sunnyvale-based Palm Inc. said it sold 2 million Centro e-mail phones in less than a year, a sign the company is weathering competition from the BlackBerry and Apple Inc.'s iPhone. The shares jumped 13 percent, the most in four years.

By Megan Bode I read a magazine story about Facebook and future presidential elections. It dealt with how easily accessible electronic information might spoil the chances of would-be candidates.

HERE'S the first chance to get tickets for Paolo's gig at The Edge Festival on August 27. Two lucky winners will get a pair of tickets to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange gig.

Logitech Pamela McCracken, 510-713-4003 pamela_mccracken@logitech.com Logo: http://www.logitech.com Today, Logitech (SWX:LOGN)(NASDAQ:LOGI) and Pandora(R), the most popular Internet radio service in the United States, announced that Pandora is now free of charge for owners of Logitech(R) Squeezebox(TM) Duet, Logitech(R) Squeezebox(TM) and Logitech(R) Transporter(R) network music players.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.