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Glu Mobile narrows 1Q loss, revenue falls 17 pct

May 4, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mobile game publisher Glu Mobile Inc. said Tuesday it narrowed its loss in the first quarter, but its revenue fell and it expects the slowness to continue through the third quarter.For January through March, Glu said its net loss was $3.7 million, or 12 cents per share. A year ago, the company...

New Stanford-led program aims to produce insights into brain injury, recovery

May 4, 2010 1:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) With $14.9 million of federal funding, the four-university research team will seek to develop new technology and lay the basic research foundation for improved therapies for brain trauma.

Photovoltaic Encapsulant Touts Desirable Power Delivery

May 4, 2010 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Oerlikon Solar and DuPont have collaborated on a new thin white reflective solar PV encapsulant sheet, called DuPont PV5223. This latest addition to the DuPont PV5200 Series of PVB sheets enables easy manufacturing of next-generation thin film PV modules that are said to not only

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World-Herald sells subsidiary to e-Dialog

May 4, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Massachusetts arm of GSI Commerce, Inc., has bought MBS, a database marketing company owned by a division of the Omaha World-Herald Co.The deal was announced Monday by e-Dialog, which is based in Burlington, Mass. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of GSI Commerce, which is based in King of...

Widetronix Corp. receives federal funding

May 4, 2010 11:21 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A company that uses Cornell-developed technology to create low-power, long-lasting batteries has received a $2.2 million boost from the federal government.

Thermoharvester Provides Infinite Life for Industrial Sensor Apps

May 4, 2010 11:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micropelt launched a commercial energy harvester for wireless applications. The TE-Power PROBE can is suited for use with modern WirelessHART, ISA100 and similar transmitters, according to the company. Mounting the device to a hot side of 20°C above ambient is

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IDC says chip revenue dropped 9 percent last year

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

A new study shows worldwide semiconductor revenue fell 9 percent to $225.1 billion in 2009.The figures, released Tuesday by market research firm Interactive Data Corp., showed the industry's slump was more severe in the beginning of 2009 as the recession deepened.Because of a rebound in the...

Vivitrol (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension): Medication Guide Required for Patients

May 4, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Patients to be informed of risk of severe injection site reactions.

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LED with Integrated Lens Improves Vision System Operation

May 4, 2010 9:48 am | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ infrared DRAGON SFH 4236 adds depth to the IR DRAGON family by maximizing radiant intensity from a small form factor. The new infrared DRAGON is designed for applications that require narrow radiation characteristics from limited board space...

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Regulators mull antitrust look at Apple: source

May 4, 2010 9:35 am | News | Comments

Regulators are considering an inquiry into whether Apple Inc violates antitrust law by requiring that its programing tools be used to write applications for the iPad and iPhone, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Zebra Technologies posts jump in 1Q earnings

May 4, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Zebra Technologies Corp. said Tuesday its first-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago as demand improved.The company, which makes bar code and plastic card printers, also said it hired more workers during the quarter, expanding its sales and marketing staff.It earned $24.7 million,...

Interview with Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Charlie Munger -Part 1

May 4, 2010 9:30 am | by Liz ClamanAssociated Press | News | Comments

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Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011

May 4, 2010 9:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

This past October, we wrote a lot about the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. If you haven't heard of the Solar Decathlon, it's a competition held every two years that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective,...

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ESC 2010 Update

May 4, 2010 8:41 am | by Jon Titus, Senior Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

In late April I visited the exhibits at the annual Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, CA. For the most part, people I met with discussed microcontrollers, communication, and development kits. The short descriptions below represent only a snapshot of the interesting products announced or unveiled at ESC.

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CriticalControl Q1 earnings drop to $510,000 despite doubling of revenue

May 4, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CriticalControl Solutions Corp. doubled its revenue in the first quarter on the heels of its major acquisitions, but the boost was not enough to improve the business software provider's bottom line as operating expenses increased.The Calgary-based company said Tuesday its revenue ballooned to...

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