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Technology News Archive - August 06, 2009

SINGAPORE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The drop in exports has dealt a blow to the radio frequency identification (RFID) market, forcing manufacturers to take drastic measures to stay afloat.

--Network provides mobile voice & high-speed data services for global fleet of 75 ships-- BETHESDA, MD, Aug.

LONDON, August 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today reported consolidated financial results for the 6 months ended 30 June 2009. Inmarsat plc - 2009 Interim Highlights - Total revenue $508.7m up 4.9% (2008: $485.0m) - EBITDA $289.9m up 10.0% (2008: $263.6m) - Profit before tax $97.0m up 10.5% (2008: $87.8m) - Interim dividend increased by 5.0% to 12.73 cents (US$) per share - Strong maritime growth, revenue up 9.8% - Free cash flow more than doubles to $143.6m - Acquisition of Stratos Global completed - New distribution terms implemented Q2 2009 Highlights - Q2 Inmarsat[1] revenue $173.2m up 5.8% (2008: $163.7m) - Q2 Inmarsat MSS revenue $170.3m up 7.4% (2008: $158.6m) - Q2 Inmarsat EBITDA $125.4m up 10.0% (2008: $114.0m) Andrew Sukawaty, Inmarsat's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer said, "Our results for the first half and s

PALM DESERT, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- (Scamraiders.com) - Since the June launch of Scamraiders.com, the site has been inundated with emails from members expressing their own stories of abuse, scams and cons that are adversely impacting their daily lives.

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM) products, services and embedded technologies, today announced that President and CEO Woody Hobbs was featured in an interview conducted by the Wall Street Reporter. Mr.

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor (Nasdaq: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), a pure-play independent specialty foundry, will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2009 financial results on Wednesday, August 12, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (09:00 a.m.

NEWTON, Mass., Aug, 6 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(R), the world's most popular and largest travel community, today announced the top ways it helps travelers get the most bang for their buck.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.