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CCNY leads study to identify top NJ tidal power generation sites

June 15, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(City College of New York) With a coastline stretching from New York Harbor to Cape May, NJ, stands to benefit from a new study designed to pinpoint the top 20 sites for hydrokinetic energy, a renewable resource produced by the movement of tides, waves and currents in oceans and other...

Best Buy shoppers spend less than expected for qtr

June 15, 2010 1:05 pm | by MAE ANDERSON - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Best Buy shoppers spent less than expected this spring, contributing to a rocky first quarter for the chain and disappointing Wall Street, but executives said the weak results don't mean Americans have less of an appetite for electronics.The company's profit edged up 1 percent but fell far...

RightNow names new deputy information officer

June 15, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RightNow Technologies Inc., a company that provides customer relationship management software and services, said Tuesday it has named a new deputy chief information officer.The company said Pete Stoneberg will be the day-to-day leader of the unit that markets products for government...

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Triple-speed 10GBASE-T Server Adapter Targets Virtualized Data Centers

June 15, 2010 11:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Solarflare Communications announced today its Solarstorm SFN5121T dual-port 10GBASE-T server adapter. Said to be less than half the power of competitive offerings (less than 6.5 W/ port in 100-m mode and 5.5 W/port in data center mode the SFN5121T is asserted to be the industry’s lowest-power 10GBASE-T network interface card (NIC). Designed to

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Visit Us on iPhone/iPod touch Devices

June 15, 2010 11:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

We have enhanced our website for iPhone and iPod touch users. You now can visit us at www.tycoelectronics.com from your iPhone/iPod touch devices. You can search/browse our products on these devices with a new optimized look. Below are some screenshots of our site on an iPhone device.

Accenture to run program for tax preparers for IRS

June 15, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Management consulting and outsourcing company Accenture PLC said Tuesday it has been awarded a contract to design and operate the return preparer registration program for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.The contract includes a one-year base ordering period and potentially four one-year...

Dell teams up with OnLive for gaming service

June 15, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dell Inc. said Tuesday that it's working closely with OnLive Inc., a pioneer of on-demand instant play video games, to power its game service, which launches Thursday.Dell Data Solutions has been helping OnLive for several years to custom-design servers tailored for the OnLive platform,...

Texas Tech, U of Utah win Sandia microdevice competition

June 15, 2010 9:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) The world's smallest chess board -- about the diameter of four human hairs -- and a pea-sized microbarbershop were winners in this year's design contest for, respectively, novel and educational microelectromechanical systems, held at Sandia National...

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New Quantum Theory Separates Gravitational and Inertial Mass

June 15, 2010 9:16 am | News | Comments

The equivalence principle is one of the corner stones of general relativity. Now physicists have used quantum mechanics to show how it fails.

Organic nanoelectronics a step closer

June 15, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(McGill University) The team has effectively discovered a way to order the molecules in the PEDOT, the single most industrially important conducting polymer.

Thirty-two-bit MCU Asserted to Lower Power Consumption by up to 90 Percent

June 15, 2010 8:23 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel announced production availability of the next-generation Atmel 32-bit AVR UC3L microcontroller (MCU) with picoPower technology and embedded capacitive touch controller peripherals. Target applications include

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Vitamin D Supplement Products: Medication Use Error

June 15, 2010 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Some liquid Vitamin D supplement products are sold with droppers that could allow parents to accidentally give harmful amounts of Vitamin D to their infant.

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IPv4-IPv6 Gigabit Ethernet Switch Suits VPX and OpenVPX Platforms

June 15, 2010 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Kontron Gigabit Ethernet Switch VX3910 offers 3U VPX (VITA 46.x) and OpenVPX (VITA 65) platforms Enterprise-Class Switching functionality with a total of 28 Gigabit Ethernet ports and advanced management features. With its

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Rentrak posts 4Q results slightly below estimates

June 15, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Rentrak Corp. posted fiscal fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that came in slightly below Wall Street's estimates.The company reported late Monday net income of $197,000, or 2 cents per share, on $25 million in revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter, ended March 31. That compares with net...

Journaline System Delivers Text-Based News to Automotive and Mobile Devices

June 15, 2010 6:41 am | News | Comments

Total Traffic Network and Fraunhofer IIS are working together to deliver real-time news information on Total Traffic Network Plus, such as local and national weather conditions, sports scores, and news headlines, directly to mobile devices in the U.S.

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