Technology News Archive - August 14, 2009

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Australians will have the opportunity to send text-like messages to potential intelligent life beyond Earth thanks to an initiative to be launched today to mark National Science Week.

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM, Prime Standard: SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, today announced results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2009.

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. (Stock Code: 2357.tw) has scheduled its 2009 Q2 Webcast in English on Aug 25, 2009 at 20:00 (GMT+08:00) in Taipei.

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (Stock Code: 2412.tw) has scheduled its Chunghwa Telecom 1H 2009 Operating Results Conference Call & Webcast on Aug 27, 2009 at 18:00 (GMT+08:00).

LONDON and BOSTON, August 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MetraTech (http://www.metratech.com/), the charging, billing, settlement and customer care product provider announced that LifeLock, Inc., a leader in proactive identify theft protection, has chosen MetraNet(TM) as its billing, customer care and partner management solution. MetraNet provides LifeLock with the ability to quickly adapt to changes relating to customer and partner relationships; products, options and services sold; and the introduction of new business models.

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com is making an unprecedented leap forward with innovations that promise to leave a lasting impression on the diamond industry and on e-commerce as a whole.

SAO PAULO, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOL S.A.

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