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H.P. and Dell Duel for Storage Company

August 27, 2010 7:23 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard raised its offer for the data-storage company 3Par to $1.9 billion as a bidding war continues.

USB Interface for Surge Test Equipment

August 27, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Compliance West USA announces the Defib-5P, the first defib-proof tester on the market utilizing USB connectivity. The feature set of the USB Interface allows for increased flexibility in test setups...


Record number of students mark another successful summer in computer science and engineering REU

August 27, 2010 7:20 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The summer of 2010 marked the seventh year that the CSE department offered Research Experiences for Undergraduates (CSE@TAMU REU). In addition to the REU program, the department offered the Dwight Look College of Engineering Undergraduate Summer Research Grants (USRG) program, the...


Opnet Technologies buys Embarcadero product line

August 27, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Opnet Technologies Inc. said Friday it acquired DSAuditor product line assets from the privately held software company Embarcadero Technologies Inc.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Opnet, a Bethesda, Md.-based developer of network management software, said the deal helps its application...

TMDSPLCKIT-V2 Development Kit

August 27, 2010 6:23 am | by texasinstrumentsVlog | Videos | Comments The PLC Development Kit (TMDSPLCKIT-V2) is based on the industry's only PLC modem solution capable of supporting multiple modulation and protocol standards on a single hardware platform. Developers can quickly evaluate the suitability of using PLC-based communications...


Intel warns 3Q results will miss expectations

August 27, 2010 6:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The big chip maker Intel is cutting its sales forecast for the quarter ending in September. It says demand for personal computers has fallen below expectations....

Solera Holdings boosts 4Q profit by 51 pct

August 27, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Solera Holdings Inc. said its profit soared 51 percent in its fourth fiscal quarter on higher revenues and lower restructuring charges.Tony Aquila, Solera's founder, chairman and CEO, called it a "respectable finish" to the fiscal year."Because we continue to take measures to deal with volatile...

Intelligent Automation Increases Energy Efficiency

August 27, 2010 4:40 am | Videos | Comments

Siemens Industry Sector is showcasing the latest energy-efficient technologies for energy management at the SPS/IPC/Drives exhibition in Nuremberg.


Innovnano announces the construction of a new nanomaterials plant

August 27, 2010 1:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Innovnano presented a project for the construction of a new plant for the synthesis of nanomaterials.


Australian police, Facebook crack child porn ring

August 27, 2010 1:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An international child pornography ring that operated on Facebook has been brought down with the social networking site's support, Australian police said Friday....

GnuBIO acquires exclusive world wide rights to novel microfluidics and emulsion methodologies for DNA sequencing

August 26, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

GnuBIO, a pioneer in scalable, solution-based, low cost DNA sequencing announced today that it has obtained an exclusive worldwide license for the use of microfluidics and emulsion based methodologies for nucleic acid analysis.


Nanophase Technologies and Altana AG enter into new supply agreement

August 26, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

ROMEOVILLE, Ill., Nanophase Technologies Corporation, a technology leader in nanomaterials and advanced nanoengineered products, announced today that Nanophase and its partner, the German specialty chemical company Altana AG (through its subsidiary BYK Chemie GmbH) have entered into a new...


Nanocomp Technologies awarded phase II critical SBIR contract by United States air force

August 26, 2010 11:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Program Works to Scale Up Production, Optimize Properties of Large-Format Carbon Nanotube Sheets for Future Use in Manned and Unmanned Aircraft


Magma shrinks 1Q loss

August 26, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Magma Design Automation Inc., which makes chip design software, said on Thursday that its fiscal first quarter net loss shrank to $3.3 million, and its adjusted profit beat Wall Street expectations.The company's loss for the quarter that ended Aug. 1 worked out to 6 cents per share. During the...

Preschoolers use statistics to understand others

August 26, 2010 3:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Research published by a cognitive psychologist finds that children as young as preschoolers use intuitive statistical abilities to learn about people's inner lives, in this case, people's preferences.


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