Technology News Archive - July 30, 2009

PARIS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Solid Operational Performance in the Semester - Increase in Revenues of 1.5% (+2.7% Excluding the Effect of Exchange Rates) Target EBIT for the Year Increased to in Excess of EUR25 Million Bull - expert in open, flexible and secure information systems and one of Europe's leading players in the IT industry - today announces its results for the first six months of 2009, following the approval of the consolidated accounts for the period on July 29, 2009 by the Board of Directors. Summary income statement EUR million First six months Variation 2008 2009 Revenues 550.6 558.6 +1.5% (+2.7%*) EBIT (see 14.5** 13.7 -EUR0.8 million glossary) EBIT margin 2.6% 2.5% -0.1 pt * at constant exchange rates ** recast[1] Key figures for the first six months of 2009

PARIS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orolia SA (NYSE Alternext Paris - FR0010501015 - ALORO), group specialized in high-precision timing, positioning and synchronization electronics systems, announced today the signing of an agreement with Airtek Capital Group to acquire Kannad SAS, a key global supplier of maritime, aeronautical and land-based distress positioning beacons.

LONDON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Security standards in the international hospitality industry need to be urgently reviewed in response to the growing global terrorist threat.

WALLDORF, Germany, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced the availability of the latest update - feature pack 2.0 for SAP(R) Business ByDesign(TM).

HSIN-CHU, Taiwan, July 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- TSMC (TAIEX: 2330; NYSE: TSM) today announced consolidated revenue of NT$74.21 billion, net income of NT$24.44 billion, and diluted earnings per share of NT$0.94 (US$0.14 per ADS unit) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Year-over-year, second quarter revenue decreased 15.8% while net income and diluted EPS decreased 15% and 13.9%, respectively.

REDMOND, Wash., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Think that people are sick of hearing the latest gossip surrounding D-list celeb couple Jon and Kate? Think again.

TAINAN, Taiwan, July 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) (TAIEX: 3009) today announced its combined second quarter 2009 TFT-LCD net sales of NT$ 70,279 million, a 58.8% increase over the previous quarter's NT$ 44,260 million.

KALISPELL, Mont., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Comp LIVE is providing free webinar training courses on how to build a website. These free training courses are for a limited time. E-Comp LIVE is providing these courses due to the economy and how it is affecting people.

LONDON and BOSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MetraTech Corp. (http://www.metratech.com/), the charging, billing, settlement and customer care product provider has a new white paper on enterprise billing that examines how both the operational environment and the complexity inherent within creating, managing and billing for services requires a different approach; leading to better customer relationships, greater visibility for customers and operations, combined within a strict and manageable auditing environment. MetraTech believes cash flow is the lifeblood of every organisation. Organisations that provide complex services to other organisations have a special challenge, and also have a great opportunity.

BOSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in information management services, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009, announcing strong reported operating income and operating income before depreciation and amortization (OIBDA) growth of 11% and 10%, respectively, compared to the second quarter of 2008.

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.