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Samsung's Results Jump

July 30, 2010 2:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics reported a record profit, but executives said that may have been the peak for the year as pricing pressures are likely to overwhelm sales growth in the second half.

A Multi-Layered Display with Water Drops

July 29, 2010 10:24 pm | by pcbarnum | Videos | Comments

Our SIGGRAPH 2010 submission uses a single projector-camera system and a set of linear drop generator manifolds to create a multi-layered water drop display that can be used for text, videos, and interactive games. Using a projector and rows of water drop emitters, we create a multi-layer...

More Japan workers lose jobs, factory output falls

July 29, 2010 9:05 pm | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Japan received a sobering reminder Friday of its fragile recovery: The jobless rate rose, deflation deepened, and factories made fewer cars and mobile phones.The figures underscore ongoing weakness in the world's No. 2 economy even as Japanese corporations report stellar quarterly earnings....

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A Robot That Balances on a Ball

July 29, 2010 7:24 pm | by spectrummag | Videos | Comments

Developed by Masaaki Kumagai and Takaya Ochiai at the Robot Development Engineering Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan.

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Physiological Sensing Interface

July 29, 2010 7:24 pm | by techcrunch | Videos | Comments

Microsoft TechFest demo: Physiological Sensing Interface. March 2010

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Epicor 2Q loss narrows

July 29, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software maker Epicor Software Corp. said Thursday that its second-quarter loss narrowed as revenue climbed.For the April-June quarter, Epicor's loss totaled $1 million, or 2 cents per share, compared with a loss of $6.7 million, or 11 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter.When...

Samsung says 2Q net profit surges 83 percent

July 29, 2010 5:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics says net profit surged 83 percent in the second quarter to a record high amid increased sales and strength in its semiconductor and flat panel businesses.The company said Friday it earned 4.28 trillion won ($3.61 billion) in the three months ended June 30. It had net profit...

McAfee 2Q profit rises

July 29, 2010 3:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer-security software maker McAfee Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter profit rose 38 percent, helped by growth in its corporate and consumer businesses.For the April-June period, McAfee earned $39.4 million, or 25 cents per share, compared with $28.7 million, or 18 cents per share,...

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US suing Oracle alleging software contracts fraud

July 29, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is joining a fraud lawsuit against Oracle Corp. related to software contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars.The agency said Oracle failed to offer government customers the same discounts on its software that it offered commercial customers,...

Goldman Bans Swearing in Emails

July 29, 2010 1:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Goldman Sachs is telling employees that they will no longer be able to get away with profanity in emails.

Mobidapter - View/Transfer files direct from USB Memory Stick to your Mobile/ Cellphone

July 29, 2010 12:25 pm | by ElanDigitalSystems | Videos | Comments

http://www.elandigitalsystems.com/adapter/mobidapter.php Mobidapter - the unique USB Memory adapter for mobiles/smartphones. This unique new device allows you to transfer files between your mobile/cellphone and a USB stick wherever you are without using a PC. Files can be transferred in...

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CEINT Adds New International Nano-Safety Initiative

July 29, 2010 12:22 pm | by Duke University | News | Comments

The cleanliness of our water faces pressures from many directions. More factories mean more discharges, a growing population leads to more wastewater, and more runoff from lawns and farms carries pollutants into waterways. While there are many elements in water that may be harmful to...

Cassini images rule out rings around Rhea

July 29, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Using NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Cornell astronomer Matthew Tiscareno and colleagues searched for any material from dust to giant boulders that might be orbiting Saturn's second-largest moon.

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Transistor accomodates UHF frequencies from 406 MHz to 450 MHz

July 29, 2010 12:07 pm | Microsemi Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Microsemi Corporation announced today a new 2,200 watt peak RF power silicon carbide transistor, extending its market leading portfolio of silicon carbide (SiC) devices for high power UHF Band pulsed radar applications. With the introduction of the new model 0405SC-2200M device, Microsemi supports next-generation UHF pulsed radar designs...

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YouTube boosts upload limit to 15 minutes

July 29, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In case 10 minutes isn't enough to show off your guitar solo skills or Lady Gaga impersonation, YouTube has raised the limit it places on video uploads to 15 minutes.The video website, owned by Google Inc., said in a blog post Thursday that the longer upload time was the single-most requested...

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