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DisplaySearch Announces Final Agenda for Display Week 2010 Business Conference

May 10, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today unveiled the final agenda for the upcoming SID DisplaySearch Business Conference, to be held on Monday, May 24 during Display Week 2010 in Seattle, Washington.

$1.9 million grant to help UCF find multiple sclerosis 'nerve-ana'

May 10, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Central Florida) Stephen Lambert, an associate professor in the College of Medicine and a member of UCF's Hybrid Systems Laboratory, will study the breakdown of myelin, a substance that coats and protects nerves inside the brain and spinal cord, enabling electrical signals...

Tyco Electronics and Bel Stewart Connector Sign Second-Source Agreement for the RJ Point Five Connector

May 10, 2010 7:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics Corporation (NYSE: TEL) and Bel Stewart Connector, a division of Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA & BELFB), today announced a second-source agreement that grants Bel Stewart Connector the rights to manufacture, market and sell Tyco Electronics' new next-generation RJ point...

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Solderless Socket Solution for the New Cree XLamp MP-L LED Unveiled at LIGHTFAIR International

May 10, 2010 7:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Tyco Electronics, a global leader in engineered electronic components and solutions, has launched the Solderless LED Socket, Type CM, for easy integration of the new Cree XLamp® MP-L™ multichip LED into light fixtures. The new innovation will be showcased for the very first time at...

De-cluttering your digital life can set you free

May 10, 2010 6:24 am | by Leanne Italie, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

We've got multiple e-mail accounts, social networks, media streams, blogs, websites, electronic calendars, instant messages, phone contacts, online bills, passwords coming out of our ears and screen after screen after screen of computer stuff to back up, share and sync.

FCC allows blocking of set-top box outputs

May 10, 2010 6:17 am | News | Comments

Federal regulators are endorsing Hollywood's efforts to let cable and satellite TV companies turn off output connections on the back of set-top boxes to prevent illegal copying of movies. The decision by the Federal Communications Commission, announced late Friday, is intended to encourage studios to make movies available for home viewing on demand soon after they hit theaters...

Wi-Fi to come in a much faster, short-range flavor

May 10, 2010 6:14 am | News | Comments

The industry group that supports Wi-Fi is adopting a new technology that should boost data speeds more than 10 times at short distances, which could replace video cables in the home entertainment center. The Wi-Fi Alliance said it is joining up with the Wireless Gigabit Alliance, or WiGig, which has been developing ways to exploit the 60 gigahertz frequency band...

Worldcolor narrows net loss in Q1 to US$29M from $126M

May 10, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Commercial printer Worldcolor (TSX:WC) has narrowed its net loss to US$29 million in the first quarter from $126 million last year, when the former Quebecor World was restructuring under bankruptcy protection.The company reported Monday its three-month revenues fell to $692 million from $752...

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Best Buy spent $340,000 lobbying in 2nd quarter

May 10, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. spent $340,000 in the first quarter to lobby the federal government on labor and other issues, according to a disclosure report.That's double the $170,000 that Best Buy spent in last year's first quarter, and up 70 percent from the $200,000 it spent in the...

A leaner business helps Sony narrow annual loss

May 10, 2010 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said Monday it likely booked a much narrower loss last year thanks to cost cuts and better electronics sales.Sony expects to post a net loss of 41 billion yen ($440 million) when it reports earnings Thursday for the fiscal year ended March 31. The result represents a big improvement...

Logo Designed for MAGICSTRAP RFID Tags

May 9, 2010 5:22 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has designed a logo for the IC-embedded module “MAGICSTRAP®” for RFID* tags. We aim to promote the MAGICSTRAP® brand through the active use of this logo in the future.

Murata Introduces New Tighter Tolerance Version of its NCP Series of Chip NTC Thermistors

May 9, 2010 5:21 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announces an ultra-high precision version of its NCP Series This new model features precision chip both a resistance tolerance and B-constant* tolerance of less than ±1%, making it the world’s first ultra-high precision chip thermistor. These...

Terra Nova Financial Denies Report

May 9, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Terra Nova Financial Group, Inc. (OTCBB: TNFG), the parent company of Terra Nova Financial, LLC, a self clearing brokerage firm, today strongly refuted an unfounded report published in TheStreet.com that suggested the unusual trading activity on May 6, 2010 in Procter & Gamble ("PG") originated...

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How an unfixed Net glitch could strand you offline

May 8, 2010 7:30 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

In 1998, a hacker told Congress that he could bring down the Internet in 30 minutes by exploiting a certain flaw that sometimes caused online outages by misdirecting data. In 2003, the Bush administration concluded that fixing this flaw was in the nation's "vital interest."Fast forward to 2010,...

Ironmaking at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm

May 8, 2010 5:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Joakim Storck discusses pre–industrial Swedish and Japanese techniques for iron and sword making from a museum demonstration at Tekniska museet. Ironmaking at the National museum of science and technology, Stockholm 2005 Bricklaying is a messy story. The mortar consists of clay, sand and...

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