Archive: 04/21/2010

Qualcomm posts 2Q profit, gives tepid 3Q outlook

(AP) -- Qualcomm Inc., whose chips and other technologies are used in vast numbers of cell phones, raised its earnings estimate for 2010 on Wednesday on solid second-quarter results. But its short-term outlook ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Business
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The Medical Minute: Making fitness fun for everyone

(PhysOrg.com) -- Heading outdoors with family and friends is a great opportunity for children to have fun, be active, expand their imaginations and experience all the joys of nature. With longer, warmer days, it’s important ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Health
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Caltech researchers create 'sound bullets'

Taking inspiration from a popular executive toy ("Newton's cradle"), researchers at the California Institute of Technology have built a device -- called a nonlinear acoustic lens -- that produces highly focused, high-amp ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in General Physics
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EBay profit up but shares hit by soft forecast

(AP) -- EBay Inc. said Wednesday its first-quarter profit rose 11 percent as consumers spent more on its main website, but a disappointing forecast for the current quarter pushed the company's shares down sharply in after-hours ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Business
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