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CSC gets Navy contract worth up to $220 million

July 7, 2010 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology provider Computer Sciences Corp. has earned a contract worth up to $220 million with the U.S. Navy to provide support services.The contract announced Wednesday has a one-year base period and four one-year options. It was awarded during the company's fiscal 2010 fourth...

Perceptron Added to Russell Microcap Index

July 7, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP), a leading provider of non-contact gauging and scanning systems for manufacturers and visual inspection tools for professional tradesmen, today announced it has been added to the Russell Microcap@ Index. Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive set of...

Apple Blocks Developer from App Store

July 7, 2010 9:26 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Apple removed Thuat Nguyen’s applications after users complained that their accounts had been used to buy his applications without permission.

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Console Makers in Talks to Add 3G

July 7, 2010 9:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Videogame-console makers are in talks to add 3G network connections to the next-generation of handheld game machines, potentially opening the door to new forms of connected game play.

JPMorgan analyst lowers Google 2Q estimates

July 7, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A JPMorgan analyst reduced his estimates for Google Inc.'s second-quarter results Wednesday, citing changes in foreign exchange rates and the elimination of Nexus phone sales.Google had opened an online store to sell its Nexus One phone, which debuted in January, directly to consumers, but...

SuperSpeed USB Opens Opportunities

July 7, 2010 8:56 am | by by Dan Harmon, Texas Instruments | Blogs | Comments

There has been a lot of coverage of SuperSpeed USB as its adoption is starting to ramp up, even with the lack of native support in the PC chipsets.

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Sirius XM Subscriber Base Grows

July 7, 2010 7:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Sirius XM expanded its subscriber base by 6% to a record 19.6 million at the end of second quarter, leading the company to more than double its forecast for subscriber growth.

ABB Evolves 2600T Pressure Transmitter Family With Range Of New Cost And Time Saving Features

July 7, 2010 7:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

ABB has extended its 2600T pressure transmitter family with a host of new features, offering cost effectiveness and even greater levels of simplicity whilst reducing the time needed for commissioning and maintenance.

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Major Asia Pacific Photovoltaic Markets Expected to Grow 85% in 2010

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

Asia Pacific photovoltaic markets are poised to make a significant contribution to global photovoltaic (PV) market growth in 2010 following improvements in the policy environment in most of the key countries in this region.

Pinpoint precision: Delivering a biochemical payload to 1 cell

July 7, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Johns Hopkins University) Researchers use precise electrical "tweezers" to place nanowires on predetermined spots on single cells. The technique eventually could produce new ways to deliver medication.

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Antimicrobial surface treatment designed for keyboards

July 7, 2010 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Biosafe Inc., has developed an antimicrobial surface treatment for the keyboards of Classmate netbook PCs used in an ambitious worldwide education program spearheaded by Intel Corp. BIOSAFE is an antimicrobial based on patented silane technology that provides durable protection against damaging microorganisms.

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Germany takes legal steps against Facebook

July 7, 2010 6:05 am | by MELISSA EDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A German data protection official said Wednesday he launched legal proceedings against Facebook, which he accused of illegally accessing and saving personal data of people who don't use the social networking site.Johannes Caspar said his Hamburg data protection office had initiated legal steps...

Scopes Deliver Advanced JTAG Debug Capabilities

July 7, 2010 6:01 am | by Joel Woodward, Agilent Technologies, Inc. | Articles | Comments

JTAG, also known as IEEE 1149.1, is one of the most successful electronic standards of all time. Invented over 20 years ago to uncover printed circuit board manufacturing, JTAG is now used in nearly 100% of printed circuit boards and has become a critical part of many integrated circuits.

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High-Voltage Capacitors: Design and Testing

July 7, 2010 5:45 am | Articles | Comments

There are many industries that depend on the proven design concepts that require high voltages to operate. Radar, X-ray machines, traveling wave tubes, down-hole logging, particle accelerators, aerospace ignition systems, partial discharge detection, power utilities and welding equipment are some examples.

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Virtualization for Consolidation

July 7, 2010 5:37 am | by Mark Hermeling, Senior Product Manager for Multi-core and Virtualization, Wind River | Articles | Comments

Multi-core and embedded virtualization offer embedded device and equipment manufacturers the chance to consolidate and innovate. They can consolidate multiple individual processors into a single processor, whether single core or multi-core, and innovate by improving the capabilities of their devices beyond what was previously achievable.

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