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Hacker builds $1,500 cell-phone tapping device

August 2, 2010 6:18 am | by Jordan Robertson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A computer security researcher has built a device for just $1,500 that can intercept some kinds of cell phone calls and record everything that's said.

Twitter down for hours of 'planned maintenance'

August 2, 2010 6:15 am | News | Comments

The microblogging site Twitter Inc. was out of commission for a couple of hours early Sunday for some of the roughly 100 million users around the world.

Large Binocular Telescope Achieves Major Breakthrough

August 2, 2010 5:38 am | News | Comments

The next generation of adaptive optics has arrived at the Large Binocular Telescope in Arizona, providing astronomers with a new level of image sharpness never before seen.

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MicroTCA Overview

August 2, 2010 4:30 am | Videos | Comments

This tutorial from Digi-Key and Conec will explain the new MicroTCA computing architectures used by a variety of industries as well as present the new Conec connectors.

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New Executive Team Member Brings Expertise in Global Brand and IT Marketing Leadership

August 2, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.plantronics.com () —Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) today announced that Ingrid Van Den Hoogen has joined the company as chief marketing officer, responsible for leading Plantronics' global brand, communication and marketing initiatives."Ingrid is an exceptional marketing...

1962 glass could be Corning's next bonanza seller

August 1, 2010 11:05 am | by BEN DOBBIN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

An ultra-strong glass that has been looking for a purpose since its invention in 1962 is poised to become a multibillion-dollar bonanza for Corning Inc.The 159-year-old glass pioneer is ramping up production of what it calls Gorilla glass, expecting it to be the hot new face of touch-screen...

First Look at the Apple iPad

August 1, 2010 1:26 am | by CNETTV | Videos | Comments

The Apple iPad is the first affordable tablet computer worth owning, but it won't (yet) replace your laptop.

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Purple light means go, ultraviolet light means stop

July 31, 2010 9:21 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Rochester) A new membrane developed at the University of Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics blocks gas from flowing through it when one color of light is shined on its surface, and permits gas to flow through when another color of light is used. It is the first...

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Remote Control Application Board Suits Long Range Industrial, Commercial Telecommand Apps

July 31, 2010 7:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Radiometrix introduced the CTA88 remote control chip application board offering. These boards provide simple eight-channel digital input/output implementations of remote control functions, using either

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Liquid-cooled 30 kW Power Supply Comes in a 2U Package

July 31, 2010 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pioneer Magnetics expanded its liquid cooled product line to include the 365 Volt at 82 A PM37224-10P – A 30 kW power supply in a 2U package that yields

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Precision Adapters Are Designed for Low Insertion Loss-VSWR up to 18 GHz

July 31, 2010 7:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Precision Products has released a complete line of the most popular test adapters covering SMA and N-types. Precision machined passivated stainless steel construction for

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Power Transistor is Thermally Enhanced

July 31, 2010 7:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nitronex’ NPT1012 is a thermally enhanced 25 W device for applications from DC to 4 GHz. It was developed to meet the growing demand for wideband, high power and robust RF power amplifiers required by the military communications, jammers and radar market segments.

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The Web's New Gold Mine: Your Secrets

July 31, 2010 2:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A Wall Street Journal investigation finds that one of the fastest growing businesses on the Internet is the business of spying on American consumers. First in a series.

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Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS): Product as consumed produces a potent bleach

July 30, 2010 3:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Product sold online as a dietary supplement. When consumed as instructed, produces an industrial bleach that can cause serious harm to health.

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Google's 2010 shopping spree has cost $1.1B so far

July 30, 2010 3:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. has spent $1.1 billion during the first half of the year buying up 22 companies, with more than half of the amount going toward its recently completed acquisition of mobile ad service AdMob.The financial breakdown was part of a second-quarter report the Internet search leader filed...

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