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Legal troubles aside, ex-Detroit mayor lives large

February 25, 2010 11:30 pm | by COREY WILLIAMS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

If ever a public figure should be down for the count, it is Kwame Kilpatrick.Stripped of his job as Detroit's mayor, locked in jail for 99 days and saddled with a felony record, he is legally prohibited from seeking the only occupation he ever wanted — elected leader. And his troubles keep...

Peabody Museum To Host Talk by ‘Dinosaur Odyssey’ Author

February 25, 2010 8:21 pm | by Yale University | News | Comments

"Dinosaur Train" host and paleontologist Scott Sampson will examine "Dinosaurs of the Lost Continent" in a talk at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History on Thursday, March 4.

WA man accused of selling counterfeit software

February 25, 2010 6:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A 44-year-old Battle Ground, Wash., man accused of selling counterfeit Microsoft software over the Internet for 10 years has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Seattle.Wayne Shu was charged Thursday with six counts of mail fraud, trafficking in counterfeit goods and trafficking in illicit...

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Montana billionaire stands ground in trial

February 25, 2010 3:30 pm | by MATT GOURAS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Yellowstone Club founder Tim Blixseth stayed on the attack Thursday as lawyers and accountants debated over who knew what — and when — during the financial collapse of the ultra-exclusive alpine getaway for the rich and famous.Nearly $300 million of Blixseth's personal fortune is at stake —...

Smallest and Thinnest in the World! Developing Surface Mount Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor

February 25, 2010 3:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Overview Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has dev

Google warned by EU over Street View map photos

February 25, 2010 2:30 pm | by AOIFE WHITE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

European Union data privacy regulators are telling Google Inc. to warn people before it sends cameras out into cities to take pictures for its Street View maps, adding to the company's legal worries in Europe.Google should shorten the time it keeps the original photos from one year to six...

AthenaHealth says it is delaying 4Q report

February 25, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Clinical software maker athenaHealth Inc. said Thursday it will delay its fourth-quarter report so it can complete its year-end audit and review the way it records implementation fees.AthenaHealth was scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results Friday morning. It did not say when it expects...

Tecsys Q3 profits contract to $62,000 from $97,000 as revenues slips to $8.8M

February 25, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Software company Tecsys Inc. (TSX:TCS) blamed a weaker U.S. dollar and slower sales for lower profits and revenues in its fiscal third quarter.The company said Thursday it earned $62,000 or less than a penny a share in the three months ended Jan. 31. In the year ago period, net income was...

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Mark Greene, CEO of FICO Inc.

February 25, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NAME: L. Mark N. GreeneTITLE: CEO, FICO Inc., the company that calculates consumer credit scores.CAREER: Began his career in 1982 as an economist and researcher for the Federal Reserve Board. After stints at Technology Solutions Company, Berkeley Investment Technologies, and Citicorp, he spent 12...

Law, postdoctoral fellowships to honor Rhodes

February 25, 2010 11:21 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

New postgraduate fellowships, named for Frank H.T. Rhodes and funded by a $5 million gift from The Atlantic Philanthropies, will further research in the Law School and Cornell Population Program.

Apple shareholders reject environmental measures

February 25, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. shareholders have rejected two proposals that sought to force the computer company to do more to analyze its impact on the environment.One proposal would have asked Apple to produce a detailed environmental sustainability report. The other called for a board committee focused on...

Apple sells 10 billionth song _ a Johnny Cash tune

February 25, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. said Thursday that it has sold 10 billion songs from the iTunes Store since it opened in 2003, cementing its position as the world's largest music retailer.The 10 billionth song was "Guess Things Happen That Way" by Johnny Cash, bought by Louie Sulcer of Woodstock, Ga. He will...

Thermal Mass

February 25, 2010 8:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

I mentioned thermal mass in a recent post and was thinking over my oatmeal that its a subject deserving of more attention. That's more attention to thermal mass, not to oatmeal. Although, oatmeal is a pretty healthy food so it...

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EMC Insurance posts improved 4Q profit

February 25, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

EMC Insurance Group Inc. said Thursday profit for the fourth quarter improved as investment income rose, Midwest storm losses declined and premium rates stabilized.The Des Moines, Iowa-based property and casualty insurer said net income rose to $27.5 million, or $2.10 per share, from $473,540,...

SMT Current Sense Resistors Deliver Desirable Thermal Performance

February 25, 2010 7:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

For power electronics design engineers looking for high current devices capable of providing current-sense and surge protection functions in high temperature environments, TT electronics IRC offers a series of open-air current sense resistors. The OARS-3 Series surface mount metal alloy strip resistors feature

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