• Cogent's good financial report

    Company’s sales of $24.6 million and profit, excluding some costs, of 16 cents share exceeded the consensus forecast for $23 million and 9 cents, and profit more than doubled from the same period a year earlier

  • Glaring gaps in network security, I

    Specialists in penetration testing take six hours to hack the FBI; hacking the networks of Fortune 500 companies takes much less time; even companies which have been Sarbanes-Oxley compliant for several years have been hacked within twenty minutes, with the hackers taking control of the business; these hackers proved they could actively change general ledgers and do other critical tasks

  • Precise Biometrics in SEK 2.3 million Middle East deal

    Precise strengthens its already-strong position in Middle Eastern biometric markets by signing a contract to supply its200 MC combined fingerprint and smart card readers to an unnamed government

  • Technology entrepreneurs head for "startup camp"

    A new trend is afoot: camps for entrepreneurs; organizers and participants say that in these camps people to mix ideas more freely than traditional conferences

  • Verizon, AT&T win DHS contracts

    Verizon, AT&T win contracts worth nearly $1 billion to provide DHS with IP and security services as well as emergency communication services

  • Texas group sues to stop border fence

    Environmentalists and immigration rights advocates have been in the forefront of the fight against the U.S.-Mexico border fence project; now, a coalition of business owners and small towns along the border has joined the battle

  • Tyco sells M/A-COM for $425 million

    Tyco sells its radio frequency components and subsystem business to Cobham Defense Electronic Systems

  • Intercell to acquire Iomai

    Intercell will expand late stage product pipeline and strengthen position in vaccine market; immunostimulant vaccine patch enhances the immune response compared to injected pandemic influenza vaccines; if tests prove successful, it would have the effect of expanding limited vaccine supplies by allowing public health officials to use fewer or lower doses of the vaccine

  • Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

    In the past decade, Intel has invested $1 billion worldwide to improve education; today, Intel invests more than $100 million annually to promote education and technological literacy around the world

  • U.S. wireless landascpe about to change

    Clearwire, Sprint Nextel to form $14.55 billion wireless company which will deploy WiMAX networks across the United States; WiMAX’s speed dwarfs current wireless technologies, holding the potential of rendering cable and phone line Internet obsolete

  • Partnership to produce sugarcane-based diesel

    High corn prices have driven California-based biofuel specialist Amyris to join with a Brazilian company to produce sugarcane-based diesel

  • Government scrapping virtual fence on Arizona-Mexico border

    Boeing’s Project 28 — showcasing advanced technologies to be used in making U.S. borders more secure — was hobbled from the start by technological glitches and delays; it delivered much less than what was promised, and DHS decides to scrap it

  • Business praises proposed foreign investment rules

    The U.S. Treausry Department has proposed new rules to govern foreign investment in U.S. critical infrastructure assets; business and industry groups welcom new rules

  • NTR invests in SES

    Irish renewable energy company buys controlling interest in SES; SES is developing two of the world’s largest solar generating projects in the Imperial Valley and Mojave Desert

  • Energía renovable en Aragón

    Renewable energy in Spain: Iberdola Renewables, one of Spain’s largest alternative energy companies, forms a joint venture with an Aragón bank to develop clean energy installations in the Aragon region of northeastern Spain