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Key Component Shortages Limiting Growth of LED Backlight Units for LCD TVs

July 19, 2010 7:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

LED backlight shipments will pass those of CCFL backlights in all large-area TFT LCD panels and achieve 80% penetration in Q4’12.

MIT creates technology for high-speed study of zebrafish larvae

July 19, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) With the aim of speeding up the process of studying zebrafish larvae and enabling large-scale studies, engineers at MIT have developed a new technique that can analyze the larvae in seconds.

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Ophir-Spiricon's New Software Adds Support

July 19, 2010 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ophir-Spiricon's New StarLab Laser Power/Energy Software Adds Support for Windows 7 64-bit and LabVIEW

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Advantech Launches a New Multifunctional USB DAQ Module

July 19, 2010 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduces the USB-4704 data acquisition module. The USB-4704 is a 48 kS/s, 14-bit, 8-channel multi-functional module with analog I/O, digital I/O and counter functions specifically recommended for students or trainees.

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Commercial spacecraft makes first crewed flight

July 19, 2010 7:08 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Back in December, we reported on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, the world’s first commercial spaceship. Christened the VSS Enterprise, the vessel is a sub-orbital spacecraft capable of ferrying two pilots and six passengers into the thermosphere (an apogee of about 110 km). On July 15th, the Enterprise completed its first crewed flight.

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Clinton, Gates: Fight AIDS more efficiently

July 19, 2010 7:05 am | by VERONIKA OLEKSYN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Two heavyhitters on the world health stage — Bill Clinton and Bill Gates — called Monday for a more efficient fight worldwide against the AIDS virus.In separate speeches at an international AIDS conference in the Austrian capital, the former American president railed against spending too much...

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Transparent Heaters Extend Operating Temperature of LCDs

July 19, 2010 6:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dontech Therma Klear transparent heaters provide the warmth necessary to extend the operating temperature of liquid crystal displays (LCDs) in cold environments.

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South Africa : Boosting job creation and exports key to growth, says OECD’s Gurría

July 19, 2010 6:21 am | by OECD | News | Comments

South Africa should leverage the positive impact of the World Cup to improve living standards by boosting job creation and exports, said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría at the launch of the OECD Economic Survey of South Africa in Pretoria today.

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Slim- 30 Herb Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredient

July 19, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Product found to contain undeclared N-Desmethyl Sibutramine and traces of Sibutramine.

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New Release of Oracle Service Bus 11g, a Key Component of Oracle SOA Suite 11g, Improves Performance and Scalability of SOA and Cloud Environments

July 19, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsNew Capabilities Enhance Performance and Lower CostsSupporting QuotesSupporting ResourcesAbout OracleOracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, please...

Rebates for ENERGY STAR Appliances: State Stories

July 19, 2010 4:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

As you're probably aware by now, every state and U.S. territory has been given funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to allow eligible consumers to receive rebates for the purchase of new energy-efficient appliances when they replace used appliances.

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Industrial Display Delivers up to 1,200 Nits

July 19, 2010 4:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing an XGA image, the Sharp LQ121X3LG02 display yields a brightness of 1200 cd/m² with a contrast ratio of 1000:1.

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Earnings Preview: Netflix Inc.

July 19, 2010 4:05 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Home video subscription service Netflix Inc. is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings after the stock market closes Wednesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Netflix has been following a familiar script for nearly two years now, delivering one blowout quarter after another while consistently...

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EMC to report 2Q amid confident forecasts

July 19, 2010 4:05 am | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

EMC Corp. reports on its second-quarter performance before the market opens Wednesday, July 21.WHAT TO LOOK FOR: As the world's No. 1 maker of data-storage computers, EMC sits in a sweet spot of the technology world since the need for data keeps growing as the Internet proliferates. As...

iMANY Appoints Three Executives to Development Team to Meet Growing Market Demand for Contract Performance

July 19, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

iMANY, the leading provider of contract performance, announced three executive appointments to its development team. Gonzalo Castro will assume the role of Vice President of Product Management, Chip Alexander was named Chief Architect of User Interface and Experience, and Jin Huang was appointed...

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