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IBM to get nearly $8M tax rebate for 600 NC jobs

July 8, 2010 12:06 pm | by EMERY P. DALESIO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

An IBM Corp. subsidiary will hire 600 workers over the next two years and could get a tax rebate of up to $7.8 million while paying wages below the local average.IBM Lender Business Process Services Inc. will open a service center in Research Triangle Park, Gov. Beverly Perdue's office said...

Exadata Product Overview -- Financial Analyst Webcast

July 8, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) will host an "Executive Access for Investors" educational webcast with corresponding slides on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (PT).Please join Andy Mendelsohn, Senior Vice President, Database Server and Technologies, as he provides a product overview of...

RF VVA features 44dB of linearly controlled dynamic range

July 8, 2010 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX19790, a dual, monolithic voltage-variable attenuator (VVA) spanning the 250MHz to 4000MHz frequency band. Designed as a general-purpose block for high-performance wireless infrastructure applications...

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Designing for Magnetostrictive Linear Position Sensors

July 8, 2010 11:47 am | by Matt Hankinson, Technical Marketing Manager, MTS Sensors | Articles | Comments

Today’s high-performance equipment calls for innovative components designed specifically to meet their market demands. The developments in linear-position sensors have proven to be an effective means for increasing productivity, quality assurance, and profitability in many industrial applications.

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Successive Detection Log Video Amps Are Offered in Die and Module Packaging

July 8, 2010 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave has launched two successive detection log video amplifiers (SDLVA) that operate over the 0.6 to 20 GHz and 2 to 20 GHz frequency ranges respectively. Available in die format, the HMC913 features power limiter circuitry at its RF input and carries

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ORNL researchers win 8 R & D 100 awards

July 8, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been honored with eight awards in the annual R&D 100 Awards by R&D Magazine. Sometimes referred to as the "Academy Awards of Science," the magazine selected winners for development of "one of the 100...

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Mojoceratops: New Dinosaur Species Named for Flamboyant Frill

July 8, 2010 11:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

When Nicholas Longrich discovered a new dinosaur species with a heart-shaped frill on its head, he wanted to come up with a name just as flamboyant as the dinosaur's appearance. Over a few beers with fellow paleontologists one night, he blurted out the first thing that came to mind: Mojoceratops.

The9 invests in mobile game developer Aurora Feint

July 8, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese online game developer The9 Ltd. said Thursday it has made a minority investment in Aurora Feint, a mobile game developer.Burlingame, Calif.-based Aurora Feint Inc. operates OpenFeint, a mobile gaming network that lets users socialize with friends and other players while playing games on...

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Researchers track moons embedded in Saturn's rings

July 8, 2010 10:22 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

For the first time, astronomers have tracked individual moons nestled in debris orbiting a planet. That could give scientists new clues about how planets grow around stars in young solar systems

Qualaquin (quinine sulfate): New Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Risk of serious hematological reactions

July 8, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

New Risk Management Plan. Reports of serious side effects in patients using Qualaquin "off-label" for night time leg cramps.

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Nation's governors meeting this weekend in Boston

July 8, 2010 10:05 am | by GLEN JOHNSON - AP Political Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Roughly 40 governors from across the country are converging on Boston this weekend for the annual summer meeting of the National Governors Association.Between Friday and Sunday, they'll gather at a downtown hotel for sessions focused on health care, childhood nutrition, energy policy,...

Custom Quick-Turn Ultracapacitor Modules Target Military Applications

July 8, 2010 9:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Announced today by Tecate Group is the quick-turnaround availability of custom ultracapacitor modules expressly engineered to accelerate the development of military ground-mobile, sea, and airborne products and systems.

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Energy Secy advances nano science in spare time

July 8, 2010 9:39 am | News | Comments

Some people relax by doing crossword puzzles, watching movies or reading a good book. In his down time, often while flying somewhere, Energy Secretary Steven Chu relaxes by tackling a scientific conundrum and stretching the limits of technology.

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Japanese spacecraft may have dust from asteroid

July 8, 2010 9:37 am | News | Comments

Japanese scientists say they have detected tiny particles collected by the first spacecraft to return to Earth after landing on an asteroid. But determining if the dust came from the asteroid or was picked up by the spacecraft on its return trip could take months.

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Repeat of SKorea, US cyberattacks do no damage

July 8, 2010 9:35 am | News | Comments

Hundreds of computers that helped cause a wave of outages on U.S. and South Korean government websites last July launched new attacks on the same sites, but no major interference was reported, police said Thursday.

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