Archive: 11/24/2009

Barnes & Noble reports 2Q loss, cuts guidance

(AP) -- Barnes & Noble on Tuesday posted a larger second-quarter loss than last year and lowered its profit forecast for this quarter in anticipation of weak holiday sales and high costs of launching its ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Business
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Selling chip makers on optical computing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Computer chips that transmit data with light instead of electricity consume much less power than conventional chips, but so far, they've remained laboratory curiosities. Professors Vladimir ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Semiconductors
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Comatose for 23 years, Belgian feels reborn

(AP) -- Helped by a therapist, Rom Houben's outstretched finger tapped with surprising speed on a computer touchscreen, spelling out how he felt "alone, lonely, frustrated" in the 23 years he was trapped ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Other
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Nokia to ax 220 R&D jobs in Japan

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. said Tuesday it is axing 220 jobs at research and development units in Japan as the world's largest mobile phone maker continues to cut costs.

dateNov 24, 2009 in Business
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EU drops Qualcomm antitrust probe

(AP) -- European Union antitrust regulators on Tuesday dropped a monopoly abuse probe into wireless chip maker Qualcomm Inc. after mobile phone companies withdrew complaints about high royalty fees.

dateNov 24, 2009 in Business
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