Thermo Electron Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire laboratory equipment provider Jouan SA for 110.9 million euros (currently USD $124 million) in cash plus the assumption of approximately 7.1 million euros (USD $8.0 million) of consolidated net debt.
Sun Microsystems announced that Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Bill Joy, is leaving Sun. Joy joined Sun Microsystems in 1982, the year of its inception. Most recently he has served as the company's chief scientist.
Oracle Corporation has extended its previously announced tender offer for all of the common stock of PeopleSoft, Inc. to midnight EDT on Friday, October 17, 2003. The tender offer was previously set to expire at midnight EDT on Friday, September 19, 2003.
The Alzheimer's Association and Intel Corporation today announced the formation of a consortium to spur development of technologies for the home to help people with Alzheimer's disease.
Linux Networx announced its support of the new Intel Itanium processors, the Itanium 2 processor at 1.40 GHz with 1.5MB L3 cache and the Low Voltage Intel Itanium 2 processor at 1.0 GHz with 1.5 MB of L3 cache.
EMC Corporation announced support for Oracle Database 10g with EMC Automated Networked Storage systems and software.
The University of Texas at Austin and IBM Research, based on support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will collaborate to produce an adaptive, high-performance microprocessor.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced plans to further enable its enterprise infrastructure technologies for grid computing. By leveraging open grid standards, HP plans to help customers simplify the use and management of distributed IT (information technology) resources.
Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell designated CGG (Compagnie Generale de Geophysique) as a Dell Center for Research Excellence, citing the company's innovative use of technology in the field of seismic research for oil and gas exploration.
Tektronix, Inc and KineticSystems Company, LLC have finalized a definitive agreement for KineticSystems to acquire Gage Applied, Inc. from Tektronix, Inc. Gage Applied, Inc will operate under the name Gage Applied Technologies, Inc. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Chemical Computing Group (CCG) has begun a collaboration with Aeon Technology (Aeon) of San Diego and Ryoka Systems to provide an integrated scientific software solution for the Materials Science market.
Measurement Studio 7.0 is a suite of native classes and controls for developing measurement and automation applications in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003.
SansGUI 1.2 is a modeling and simulation environment for developing and deploying scientific and engineering simulators without the need to write any Graphical User Interface (GUI) code.
TotalLab can be used for automated, quantitative analysis of images from a wide range of biological samples.
The OM-MT20 allows users to install the applications software on their handheld computer, clip on the module and start taking temperature measurements. It is supplied with user-friendly application software.