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NASA Project M GENIE Integration and Lander Free Flight

July 9, 2010 5:02 am | Videos | Comments

This video gives an overview of the GENIE integration activities on the Project M RR-1 prototype lander.

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Statistics : Composite leading indicators point to continued but slower expansion

July 9, 2010 4:24 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for May 2010 continue to point to an expansion but with stronger signals of a slowing pace of growth than in last month's assessment. The CLI for the OECD area increased by 0.1 point in May 2010, the 10th consecutive monthly deceleration.

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Google says Beijing renews China license

July 9, 2010 4:06 am | by CARA ANNA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google on Friday said Beijing has renewed the license it needs to continue operating a website in China, securing the search giant's foothold in the world's biggest Internet market despite tensions over censorship.The renewal of the license to provide Internet content was in doubt due to the...

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Yahoo farms out for-sale home listings to Zillow

July 8, 2010 8:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo Inc. is turning over its listings of homes for sale and other local real estate advertising to an online specialist in the field, Zillow.com.The alliance announced Friday calls for Zillow.com to oversee a network that will place the home listings and ads from local real estate brokers on...

Google expects regulatory OK in China, for now

July 8, 2010 6:06 pm | by ANDREW VANACORE - AP Business Reporter - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google CEO Eric Schmidt says he expects Beijing to renew the license the company needs to continue operating its search engine in China.The renewal had been in doubt due to the tense relations between Google and Chinese authorities over censorship of Google search results.Last week, Google...

Study reveals state of HIV/AIDS in Middle East, North Africa

July 8, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A new study led by Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar researcher Laith Abu-Raddad was the foundation for a report on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa presented June 28 in Dubai.

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Que She Herbal Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredients

July 8, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Herbal product, sold as weight loss supplement, contains unlisted active pharmaceutical ingredients. Risk of serious side effects, especially in those with heart conditions.

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IBM to get nearly $8M tax rebate for 600 NC jobs

July 8, 2010 12:06 pm | by EMERY P. DALESIO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

An IBM Corp. subsidiary will hire 600 workers over the next two years and could get a tax rebate of up to $7.8 million while paying wages below the local average.IBM Lender Business Process Services Inc. will open a service center in Research Triangle Park, Gov. Beverly Perdue's office said...

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Exadata Product Overview -- Financial Analyst Webcast

July 8, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) will host an "Executive Access for Investors" educational webcast with corresponding slides on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (PT).Please join Andy Mendelsohn, Senior Vice President, Database Server and Technologies, as he provides a product overview of...

RF VVA features 44dB of linearly controlled dynamic range

July 8, 2010 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX19790, a dual, monolithic voltage-variable attenuator (VVA) spanning the 250MHz to 4000MHz frequency band. Designed as a general-purpose block for high-performance wireless infrastructure applications...

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Designing for Magnetostrictive Linear Position Sensors

July 8, 2010 11:47 am | by Matt Hankinson, Technical Marketing Manager, MTS Sensors | Articles | Comments

Today’s high-performance equipment calls for innovative components designed specifically to meet their market demands. The developments in linear-position sensors have proven to be an effective means for increasing productivity, quality assurance, and profitability in many industrial applications.

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Successive Detection Log Video Amps Are Offered in Die and Module Packaging

July 8, 2010 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave has launched two successive detection log video amplifiers (SDLVA) that operate over the 0.6 to 20 GHz and 2 to 20 GHz frequency ranges respectively. Available in die format, the HMC913 features power limiter circuitry at its RF input and carries

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ORNL researchers win 8 R & D 100 awards

July 8, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been honored with eight awards in the annual R&D 100 Awards by R&D Magazine. Sometimes referred to as the "Academy Awards of Science," the magazine selected winners for development of "one of the 100...

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Mojoceratops: New Dinosaur Species Named for Flamboyant Frill

July 8, 2010 11:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

When Nicholas Longrich discovered a new dinosaur species with a heart-shaped frill on its head, he wanted to come up with a name just as flamboyant as the dinosaur's appearance. Over a few beers with fellow paleontologists one night, he blurted out the first thing that came to mind: Mojoceratops.

The9 invests in mobile game developer Aurora Feint

July 8, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese online game developer The9 Ltd. said Thursday it has made a minority investment in Aurora Feint, a mobile game developer.Burlingame, Calif.-based Aurora Feint Inc. operates OpenFeint, a mobile gaming network that lets users socialize with friends and other players while playing games on...

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