Archive for November, 2009

AMCC Becomes AppliedMicro to Focus On High Performance, Energy Efficient Solutions for Embedded Computing

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—-Applied Micro Circuits Corporation , a global leader in energy conscious computing and communications solutions, today announced its new name as AppliedMicro to reflect the company’s drive for breakthrough energy efficiency and cost optimized semiconductor devices that will propel the company into new growth markets. (29 mins ago)

N.D. job market is healthy

Staff Writer North Dakota continues to weather the national economic storm with minimal damage, posting the lowest unemployment rate in the nation as stated in the most recent job statistics. (1 hour ago)

A World Awash In Debt

The global financial crisis provoked a globally united front to stimulate economies through massive spending. But this was fuelled by a staggering amount of borrowing. (2 hours ago)

Digitally printed packing, labelling market set for growth

The report, the Future of Digital Printing for Packaging, said a major driver for the sector is the demand for customisation and shorter press runs, which has been triggered by the need to limit dormant inventory. (32 mins ago)

Oil Drops as Growing Supply Undermines Biggest Gain in a Week

Nov. 26 — Oil fell in New York on speculation that its biggest advance in a week wasn’t supported by U.S. inventory levels, which rose to a four-week high. (3 mins ago)

New Study Shows Ten States Face Fiscal Crisis

The Pew Center on the States “works to advance state policies that serve the public interest,” through “credible research advance nonpartisan, pragmatic solutions for pressing problems affecting Americans.” (2 mins ago)

Late payments on credit cards drop in third quarter

NEW YORK – For the first time in a decade, more people paid their credit card bills on time in the third quarter this year than in the second quarter. (4 mins ago)

U.s. Treasuries Little Changed Before Auction, Home Purchases

Nov. 23 — Treasuries were little changed before a report that may show existing home sales rose to the highest level in more than two years in October and as the U.S. prepared to sell a record $118 billion of notes this week. (27 mins ago)

Barton resigns from all city committees

BONNE TERRE Whatever disagreement happened last week appeared to be behind the Bonne Terre City Council as they put on a unified front Monday night for their special session. (2 hours ago)

Hawai’i jobless rate holds at 7.2%

Hawai’i's unemployment rate remained at 7.2 percent for a second consecutive month, though it may go higher before the end of the year as the state and other employers reduce payrolls. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released unemployment numbers for states yesterday showing Hawai’i's seasonally adjusted rate for October was the same as September’s. (32 mins ago)