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Gannett's stock dives after 2Q results disappoint

July 16, 2010 1:05 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Gannett Co., the largest U.S. newspaper publisher, moved closer to ending a 3 ½-year slump in print advertising during the second quarter. But it still isn't feeling confident enough to predict when the biggest part of its business will begin to grow again.The progress contained in earnings results...

Novel microfluidic HIV test is quick and cheap

July 16, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of California - Davis - Health System) UC Davis biomedical engineer Alexander Revzin has developed a "lab on a chip" device for HIV testing. The test integrates an antibody microarray with a lensfree holographic imaging device that takes only seconds to count the number of...

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Texas gives IBM 30-day warning

July 16, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM Corp.'s big data center consolidation contract with Texas is close to collapsing.State officials warned IBM on Friday that it has 30 days to fix problems with its effort to merge the data centers of 28 state agencies into two facilities.If it doesn't, the $863-million contract could be...

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Advances in Seismic Safety and NextGen NanoSensors

July 16, 2010 11:22 am | by Jacobs School Mechanical Aerospace Engineering | News | Comments

In between spring and fall quarters, engineering professors at  UC San Diego are working to keep society safe, healthy and on the leading edge of smart technologies through a variety of research projects – from keeping buildings earthquake safe to enhancing heart surgery for...

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UK Drone draws inspiration from Celtic mythology

July 16, 2010 11:21 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

For proof that unmanned systems represent the future of warfare, check out BAE Systems’ new Unmanned Combat Aircraft System (UCAS), Taranis. Resembling something out of The Terminator, Taranis (named after the Celtic God of Thunder) is a sight to behold.

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Earnings schedule for week of July 19

July 16, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayATLANTA — Delta Air Lines Inc. releases financial results.HOUSTON — Halliburton Co. releases financial results.PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Hasbro Inc. releases financial results.ARMONK, N.Y. — International Business Machines...

Strong tech company IPOs revive hope in market

July 16, 2010 10:07 am | by TALI ARBEL - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The strong performance of two technology IPOs Friday, which came despite a big tumble in the stock market, is rekindling hope that the capital markets can fund the growth of companies.Shares of business analytics software company Qlik Technologies Inc., based in Radnor, Pa., rose 29 percent to...

IOC officially announces Dow sponsorship deal

July 16, 2010 10:05 am | News | Comments

Dow Chemical signed on as a global Olympic sponsor Friday with a 10-year deal that gives a financial boost to the international and U.S. Olympic bodies.The International Olympic Committee announced the American giant became a top-tier sponsor through 2020 and will be the official "chemistry...

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Chrontel Offers HDMI Encoder Chip for Netbook and Nettop Markets

July 16, 2010 8:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Chrontel (www.chrontel.com), a leading provider of video interface technologies, today announced a low-power video IC for Internet computers, including the latest netbook and nettop systems. Designed specifically to interface with highly integrated low-power processors that rely on LVDS video outputs...

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Engineering, business colleges partner to help improve health care in rural communities

July 16, 2010 7:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Mays Business School are partnering with The Rural and Community Health Institute at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, which has received a grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to form a Health...

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Crystek Introduces 26.5GHz Low-Loss RF Coaxial Cable Assembly

July 16, 2010 6:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek has introduced the 190 Series CCK26.5 and CCSMA26.5 Cable Assemblies, new additions to their line of Low-Loss RF Coaxial Cables. Designed to operate up to 26.5GHz, the 190 Series CCK26.5 and CCSMA26.5 Cable Assemblies offer a minimum bend radius of 1.1 in...

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Discovery in High-Temperature Superconductors Opens NewResearch Path

July 16, 2010 6:16 am | by Bill Steele, Cornell University News | News | Comments

In a major step toward understanding the mysterious "pseudogap" state in high-temperature cuprate superconductors, a team of scientists have found a "broken symmetry," where electrons act like molecules in a liquid crystal.

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Apple faces music on iPhone flaw but recall unlikely

July 16, 2010 6:16 am | News | Comments

Apple Inc is likely to announce a fix for the iPhone 4's reception problems on Friday rather than recall the device, hoping to stem a growing chorus of complaints and avert any lasting damage to its carefully earned reputation for quality products.

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Dell: SEC staff to recommend accounting settlement

July 16, 2010 6:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer maker Dell says it's getting closer to settling investigations by regulators into its accounting and the actions of CEO Michael Dell.Dell Inc. said Friday it has proposed settlements to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company says the staff will recommend the...

Summit Addresses Defeating Electrical and Electronics Counterfeiting

July 16, 2010 6:02 am | Blogs | Comments

Combating counterfeiting and supply chain security will be on the agenda this September when experts meet at a special summit to discuss strategies for improving product security and tackling brand piracy.  

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