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Panasonic returns to black as appliance sales boom

July 29, 2010 1:05 am | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Panasonic, Japan's biggest home appliance maker, returned to profit in its latest quarter and raised full year forecasts amid stronger sales of products from air conditioners to flat-panel TVs.Panasonic Corp. reported Thursday that April-June profit totaled 43.7 billion yen ($502 million), a...

Panasonic to buy out Sanyo, Panasonic Electric

July 29, 2010 1:05 am | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Panasonic is planning to take 100 percent ownership of its subsidiaries Sanyo Electric and Panasonic Electric Works in a move costing up to $9.4 billion to strengthen green businesses such as electric cars and solar panels.Japan's biggest consumer electronics maker said in a statement Thursday...

Widevine Agreement Sees LOVEFiLM Expand DRM and Add Adaptive Streaming for Multiplatform Use

July 29, 2010 12:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOVEFiLM, Europe's largest subscription service -- streaming movies and TV episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by post -- has signed a significant agreement with US-based Widevine, naming Widevine as LOVEFiLM's preferred provider of digital rights management (DRM) and video...

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The Time Scale Laboratory

July 28, 2010 11:25 pm | by NPLdigital | Videos | Comments

See where the UK's national time scale is generated at the National Physical Laboratory.

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PicoP® Display Engine at Heart of Game Demo

July 28, 2010 11:25 pm | by mvisvideo | Videos | Comments

Players of first-person shooter computer games traditionally play while seated with a keyboard, mouse, and fixed monitor. However, these hardcore gamers soon may be unleashed from their stationary position to enjoy a realistic virtual combat experience with life-sized video images,...

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Empa grows 'sea urchin'-shaped structures

July 28, 2010 11:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)) Empa researchers have succeeded in growing sea-urchin shaped nanostructures from minute balls of polystyrene beads using a simple electrochemical process. The spines of the sea urchin consist of zinc oxide nanowires....

Coolest Toy EVER!!

July 28, 2010 10:21 pm | by Dmeist | Videos | Comments

Built out of kevlar and carbon fiber, this miniature figher jet can reach speeds upwards of 280 M.P.H. The models use small jet turbines, functionally identical to those used in actual full-sized jets to achieve remarkable speeds and flying precision.

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Indian outsourcer HCL quarterly profit up 6.9 pct

July 28, 2010 10:05 pm | by ERIKA KINETZ - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Indian outsourcer HCL Technologies Ltd. said quarterly profit grew 6.9 percent in dollar terms, beating expectations on strong global demand for its software services.Profit for the April-June quarter was 3.42 billion rupees ($74 million) and revenue was 34.25 billion rupees ($738 million), up...

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Future Designer laptop - ROLLTOP //Diploma Thesis//

July 28, 2010 8:23 pm | by orkinful | Videos | Comments

www.orkin-design.de The device of the flexible display allows a new concept in notebook design growing out of the traditional bookformed laptop into unfurling and convolving portable computer. By virtue of the OLED-Display technology and a multi touch screen the utility of a laptop...

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Installing an Intel SSD into an Asus UL30VT Ultraportable

July 28, 2010 8:23 pm | by jon4lakers | Videos | Comments

In this video we go through the process of installing an Intel solid state disc into an Asus UL30VT ultraportable. We then install a fresh copy of Windows 7 on it

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The Astounding World of the Future

July 28, 2010 8:23 pm | by xml8000 | Videos | Comments

A funny mid-20th century newsreel featuring amazingly accurate predictions of the year 2000. BEST SHORT FILM - New York Comedy Film Festival OFFICIAL SELECTION Montrael Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Chicago Short Film Festival Written and Directed by Scott Dikkers Starring Tim Harrod,...

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General Motors Augmented Reality Windshield

July 28, 2010 7:23 pm | by mashable | Videos | Comments

General Motors has developed a working next-generation heads-up display that turns an ordinary windshield into an augmented reality information dashboard. Such a system can improve safety and advance knowledge behind the wheel, visually identifying important objects in physical space like...

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Google I/O 2010 Keynote Day 1, pt. 1

July 28, 2010 7:23 pm | by GoogleDevelopers | Videos | Comments

Video footage from Day 1 keynote at Google I/O 2010 For Google I/O session videos, presentations, developer interviews and more, go to: code.google.com/io

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Apple Tablet Updates: The iSlate is Coming

July 28, 2010 7:23 pm | by jon4lakers | Videos | Comments

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Glance: Comparison of e-reader prices

July 28, 2010 7:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com Inc. is releasing two new models of its Kindle e-reader. Both are smaller and lighter than the current Kindle, and one is cheaper because it shuns 3G cellular network access in favor of Wi-Fi for downloading books on the fly.Here is a look at how Kindle retail prices stack up against...

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