Two Roads Blog

Posted

Speaking at a conference in Boston, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology said that as many as 50,000 new jobs would be created through government dollars aimed at implementing electronic medical records. By Lucas Mearian on Fri, April 30, 2010 (CIO) Computerworld — BOSTON — Federal dollars being pumped into grant programs to spur… Read more »

Posted

Facebook and StumbleUpon, followed by Twitter, are social media sites which generate the most internet traffic globally, Internet traffic monitor StatCounter reports. Facebook is the main source of traffic to global websites, generating 48 per cent of all the social media hits put together. StumbleUpon contributes 25 per cent, followed by Twitter at 10 per… Read more »

Posted

PR Newswire DALLAS, April 27 DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Army Applied Aviation Technology Directorate has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $1.5 million contract that continues development of the Kinetic Energy Net (KEN) armor design.  KEN is a modular composite armor system developed by Lockheed Martin that is lighter than current aircraft… Read more »

Posted

Apr 27, 2010 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) — LynuxWorks, a secure embedded software provider, has announced that it is working jointly with General Dynamics C4 Systems to accelerate the feature set of LynuxWorks LynxSecure technology and broaden its adoption into secure systems. As part of a joint development activity, engineering teams from both companies have collaborated… Read more »

Posted

By Ben Rooney, staff reporter April 27, 2010: 10:55 AM ET from CCNMoney.com NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — General Motors announced Tuesday a $890 million plan to upgrade of five plants in North America that the automaker says will create 1,600 jobs. The goal is to overhaul the plants to produce a “new generation” of fuel… Read more »

Posted

As the capital markets in the US and globally continue to strengthen, the biotech industry can expect to see a rise in initial public offerings this year. Apr 1, 2010 By: G. Steven Burrill BioPharm International Despite a few minor bumps in the road, the biotech industry has maintained a positive climb since the beginning… Read more »

Posted

By Timothy R. Homan and Shobhana Chandra on Bloomberg.com April 22 (Bloomberg) — The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits fell last week as the rebounding economy prompted companies to make fewer job cuts. Initial jobless applications dropped by 24,000 to 456,000 in the week ended April 17, the Labor Department said today… Read more »

Posted

By Lucia Mutikani Reuters Thursday, April 22, 2010; 11:05 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of U.S. workers filing new claims for jobless aid fell last week as the labor market gradually heals and producer price data showed inflation remained muted, despite a surge in food costs last month. In other data, sales of previously… Read more »

Posted

Google, Intel Add Workers as Profits Snap Back; Start-Ups Also Fight for Talent By CARI TUNA, JESSICA E. VASCELLARO and PUI-WING TAM Wall Street Journal: Tech April 16, 2010 The technology industry, an engine of innovation and U.S. prosperity for more than half a century, is accelerating its recovery from the recession with surging earnings… Read more »

Posted

NEW YORK–(Business Wire)– L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that it completed the acquisition of Insight Technology Incorporated on April 14, 2010. Terms were not disclosed. Insight develops and manufactures mission critical night vision and electro-optical equipment and is headquartered in Londonderry, N.H. The acquired business, renamed L-3 Insight Technology Incorporated, is expected to add… Read more »