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Ex-Brocade CEO Reyes Is Convicted

March 28, 2010 6:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Gregory Reyes, the former chief executive of networking gear maker Brocade Communications, was convicted Friday of felony charges connected to backdating stock options.

Nestl é Takes Beating on Social-Media Sites

March 28, 2010 5:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Environmental activists have been using social media to wage war against Nestlé over its purchases of palm oil for use in KitKat candy bars and other products, catching the Swiss food giant off guard.

Microsoft Office Faces Google Challenge

March 28, 2010 4:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Microsoft has vanquished most competitors to its Office suite of software. But a new version of the popular program will be challenged by Web-based alternatives from Google.

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Consumer Information on: Express & #xae; LD Iliac Premounted Stent System - P090003

March 28, 2010 4:22 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments

The Express® LD Iliac Stent is an expandable, mesh-like stainless steel tube. The stent is mounted over a deflated balloon attached to the end of a long thin flexible tube called a stent delivery catheter...

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CDRH Learn Course List (Spanish)

March 28, 2010 4:21 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments

CDRH has posted a Spanish language version of CDRH Learn course on Quality System Regulation, 21 CFR Part 820, Basic Introduction

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Consumer Information on: Complete & #xae; SE Vascular Stent System (20-100mm lengths) - P090006

March 28, 2010 4:20 pm | by FDA (The Center for Devices and Radiological Health) | News | Comments

The Complete SE Vascular Stent is a thin, flexible metal mesh tube that can be implanted in the large arteries that supply blood to the pelvis and legs (iliac arteries). It consists of two parts, the stent and the delivery system. The stent is an...

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Apple pushes back shipping of new iPad pre-orders

March 28, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer hits U.S. shelves on Saturday, but fans who want the new touch-screen gadget shipped directly to them must wait a week.The company began taking preorders for the iPad on March 12, promising to get the device to eager buyers by its store launch date of April 3rd....

EBay Adds 'Flash' Fashion

March 28, 2010 3:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

EBay will offer high-end fashion brands at discounts of 50% or more in its latest bid to revive its giant online marketplace.

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Monitoring Kids' Cellphone Activity

March 28, 2010 1:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Tracking service Net Nanny Mobile aims to help parents remotely monitor their kids' mobile phone activity.

TSMC Moves to Take Stake in Chinese Rival

March 28, 2010 11:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, the world's largest contract chip maker by revenue, has applied to the Taiwan government for approval to acquire a 10% stake in China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International as part of a legal settlement.

Researchers use improved nanogenerators to power sensors based on zinc oxide nanowires

March 28, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Georgia Institute of Technology Research News) By combining a new generation of piezoelectric nanogenerators with two types of nanowire sensors, researchers have created what are believed to be the first self-powered nanometer-scale sensing devices that draw power from the conversion of...

Digi Introduces An Industry First Smart Energy Gateway

March 28, 2010 6:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

ConnectPort X2 for Smart Energy is first gateway to seamlessly connect ZigBee Smart Energy certified devices before or with Smart Meter deployments

N.E. editorial roundup

March 27, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Rutland (Vt.) Herald, March 26, 2010:Debate about the health care bill has brought out of the closet a variety of historical hobgoblins that have haunted the United States since its early history.A lawsuit by several states challenging the authority of the federal government to mandate health...

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Navy's newest nuclear sub commissioned in Va.

March 27, 2010 9:30 am | by STEVE SZKOTAK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The Navy accepted its newest nuclear-powered submarine on Saturday with the commissioning of the USS New Mexico, a 377-foot, technology laden ship that was delivered months ahead of schedule.The $2.3 billion Virginia-class attack submarine was commissioned before its crew of 134 officers and...

Hawaii searching for Internet answers with Google

March 27, 2010 8:30 am | by MARK NIESSE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Stuck in the Internet slow lane, Hawaii and its sluggish network are hoping Google will ride to the rescue.Through online petitions, a Facebook fan page and a YouTube video by the governor, Hawaii wants to persuade Google to choose the islands for one of its experimental fiber-optic networks,...

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