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US, China pledge economic cooperation

May 25, 2010 6:30 am | News | Comments

The United States and China pledged closer cooperation on financial regulation and energy Tuesday but made no breakthroughs on currency exchange rates in a high-level dialogue overshadowed by Korean tensions.China agreed to modify a policy on promoting domestic technology development that...

Inspired by a cotton candy machine, engineers put a new spin on creating tiny nanofibers

May 25, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Harvard University) Hailed as a "cross between a high-speed centrifuge and a cotton candy machine," bioengineers at Harvard have developed a new, practical technology for fabricating tiny nanofibers. The reference by lead author Mohammad Reza Badrossamay to the fairground treat of spun...

iPhone Application Calculates Microwave Measurements

May 25, 2010 5:36 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

An iPhone application from Agilent calculates the errors in microwave measurements, includes a directivity error calculator, mismatch error limit calculator, and ratio to dB calculator.

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Yahoo buys mobile social network Koprol

May 25, 2010 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday that it has bought Indonesian mobile social networking company Koprol.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Koprol, based in Jakarta, lets people connect and share information in real-time using their cell phones, creating a social community on the go.Yahoo, based in...

Xerox unit ACS to buy HP employee benefits firm(3)

May 25, 2010 5:32 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Affiliated Computer Services, a unit of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp., said Tuesday that it's buying employee benefits company ExcellerateHRO LLP from Hewlett-Packard Co.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.ExcellerateHRO, which provides employee benefits information globally...

Xerox unit ACS to buy HP employee benefits firm(2)

May 25, 2010 5:31 am | News | Comments

Affiliated Computer Services, a unit of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp., said Tuesday that it's buying employee benefits company ExcellerateHRO LLP from Hewlett-Packard Co.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.ExcellerateHRO, which provides employee benefits information globally...

Robert J. Lang to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on the Modern Science of Origami

May 25, 2010 5:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Origami artist Robert J. Lang will give a talk at Brookhaven Lab on June 24 about the science of origami.

Switch Guide Covers Analog Devices

May 25, 2010 4:52 am | News | Comments

This guide covers TI’s analog switches, designed to pass (or isolate) analog signals (both voltage and current) and support analog applications such as audio and video data transmission.

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Columbia, Mo. council endorses IBM project

May 25, 2010 4:30 am | by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

One week after city leaders hailed an incentive-laden effort to lure IBM and hundreds of new jobs to town, the project easily passed its first hurdle Monday night.The seven-member Columbia City Council voted unanimously to buy an abandoned office building for $3.05 million. Starting in...

LIN Driver Configuration Tool for PIC Microcontrollers

May 25, 2010 4:29 am | Videos | Comments

This video provides an enlightening overview of the LIN Driver Configuration Tool for PIC Microcontrollers from Microchip.

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European SME Week 2010 - Promoting and supporting entrepreneurship

May 25, 2010 4:21 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

VP Antonio Tajani has launched the European SME Week 2010 in Brussels yesterday. This pan-European campaign is designed to promote and support entrepreneurship. Over 3 million people are estimated to participate in the some 1261 events and activities that are being organised in 37...

Like Energy Savers? Tell Your Friends!

May 25, 2010 4:20 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

One of the best things about the latest social tools on the Web is that it's so easy to share information that we find useful, interesting, or entertaining. My friends and the people I follow in social media generally have interests that are similar to mine, so I like it when they share...

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Electric Boat to hire 450 at RI facility

May 25, 2010 3:30 am | News | Comments

Officials with submarine maker Electric Boat say the company will add 450 jobs at its Rhode Island facility over the next five years, and spend more than $55 million on new infrastructure as part of the expansion of the Virginia-class nuclear submarine program.Electric Boat president John Casey...

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European Parliament adopts energy labelling

May 25, 2010 2:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy, welcomed today's adoption of the Energy Labelling Directive by the European Parliament. The existing Labelling Directive introduced the energy label for household appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, ovens, air-conditioners,...

Telvent names Gonzalez Dominguez new CEO

May 24, 2010 7:30 pm | News | Comments

Spain's Telvent Git SA said Monday that it has named Ignacio Gonzalez Dominguez as the information technology company's new chief executive officer, effective June 1.Gonzalez Dominguez, who has been with the company since 1990, is currently the executive vice president of subsidiary Telvent...

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