Technology News Archive - August 19, 2009

- Fixed Net line loss cut by 2/3 in 1H 09 to 20,600 lines - Double digit subscriber growth of 10.1% to 18.1 million customers in Mobile Communication - Revenues decline by 5.8% to EUR 2,388.8 million primarily driven by lower Fixed Net revenues - EBITDA decreases by 5.2% to EUR 904.8 million while operating costs decline by 6.7% - Operating free cash flow grows by 5.9% while free cash flow per share increases by 2.4% to 0.75 EUR - Outlook for 2009 on a constant currency basis fully reiterated, as announced on the occasion of the 1Q 09 results - Dividend per share floor of 75 cent per share reiterated for 2009-2012 - Management Board has resolved to cancel 17 million treasury shares or 3.7% of share capital as of August 24, 2009, thus, the number of shares will be reduced to 443 million - Share buyback envisaged for 2010, subject to stable conditions %

LONDON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- GWAVA is pleased to announce that GWAVACon, the independent Novell Technology conference, will be coming to the UK.

ALTRINCHAM, England, August 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxatec has signed an agreement with Group Sense Mobile-Tech Limited "GSML", Hong Kong, to distribute its range of mobile computing devices in the United Kingdom. Group Sense Group, ISO-9001 and ISO-14000 certified company, was founded in 1988 and is now one of the leading manufacturers of electronic dictionaries and other rugged handheld information devices.

LONDON, August 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Level Four, the leading provider of open standards-based ATM software, today announced that the Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) has successfully gone live with its ATM Developer automated testing solution.

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As social networking grows increasingly pervasive, more employers are utilizing these sites to screen potential employees.

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not all about just a resume and cover letter anymore. A highly competitive job market has many workers adjusting their job search strategies.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FarStone Technology, known for their refined backup and recovery software, has announced that DriveClone System Recovery Software will fully support Windows 7. "FarStone Technology strives to keep up with the advancements and innovations of Microsoft.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]