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Solar power manufacturing makes good business sense for governments: Queen's University study

May 20, 2010 9:20 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Queen's University) Canadian and provincial governments could spend $2.4 billion to build a large scale solar photovoltaic manufacturing plant and then give it away for free and still earn a profit in the long run, according to a financial analysis conducted by the Queen's University...

Acoustic Bluesman Paul Geremia to Perform at Brookhaven Lab June 18

May 20, 2010 9:20 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Acoustic bluesman Paul Geremia will give a concert at Brookhaven Lab on Friday, June 18, at 8 p.m. at the Brookhaven Center.

Computer Sciences 4Q profit falls but beats Street

May 20, 2010 8:30 am | News | Comments

Information technology company Computer Sciences Corp. said Thursday its fiscal fourth-quarter net income declined as higher expenses outpaced higher revenue.For the three months ended April 2, the company earned $259 million, or $1.66 per share, down 32 percent from a profit of $382 million,...

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Nanotech breath sensor detects diabetes and potentially serious complication

May 20, 2010 8:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Chemical Society) Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a sensor that can instantly tell whether someone has type I diabetes. It could also be used by emergency room doctors to determine whether a patient has developed diabetic ketoacidosis, a...

Student at Brookhaven Lab Wins Award From Chinese Government for Energy Research

May 20, 2010 7:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Jinsheng Wen has been named a winner of the 2009 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Studying Abroad.

The Future is Coming at 10 GB/S+

May 20, 2010 7:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

The future in backplane connectors is almost here. It's rugged; it manages escalating data streams under the most adverse environments; and it's super fast. Created for military and commercial aerospace settings, the next generation is designed to enable better equipment, improved...

ABB Wins Top Food Processing Award For Robotic Pancake Application

May 20, 2010 6:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

ABB's robotics business wins Food Processing magazine's Robotics and Automation award for the installation of two robotic lines at the Honeytop Speciality Food plant in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

April Large-Area TFT LCD Shipments Down 6% M/M; Revenues Down 4% M/M

May 20, 2010 6:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

April 2010 shipments of large-area TFT LCD panels were 53.9 million units, down 6% from March, and revenues were 7.1 billion, down 4% M/M, according to the DisplaySearch Monthly TFT LCD Shipment Database. [...]

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Semiconductor manufacturing technique holds promise for solar energy

May 20, 2010 6:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Thanks to a new semiconductor manufacturing method pioneered at the University of Illinois, the future of solar energy just got brighter. The researchers developed a more efficient, lower-cost method of manufacturing compound semiconductors...

GameStop posts higher 1Q net income, sales

May 20, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GameStop Corp., the world's largest video game retailer, said Thursday its fiscal first-quarter net income climbed, boosted by strong sales of popular games like "Battlefield Bad Company 2" and "God of War III."But the company's outlook for the current quarter fell shy of Wall Street's...

Brookhaven Lab Chemists Receive Patents for Fuel-Cell Catalysts

May 20, 2010 5:20 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Brookhaven Lab chemists have received three patents for developing catalysts to accelerate chemical reactions in fuel cells.

Ocular Expands Crystal Touch Product Offerings

May 20, 2010 5:14 am | Ocular, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Crystal Touch, Ocular’s (www.ocularlcd.com) innovative projected capacitive touch panel, is now available in 4.3”, 7.0” and 10.1” panel sizes with multi-touch capabilities. Expanding the Crystal Touch line of innovative touch panels allows for more diverse product applications and additional customer solutions.

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Adds Heterogeneous Database Firewall to Oracle's Industry-Leading Database Security Solutions

May 20, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsSupporting Quote:"The Secerno acquisition is in direct response to increasing customer challenges around mitigating database security risk," said Andrew Mendelsohn, senior vice president, Oracle Database Server Technologies. "Secerno's database firewall product...

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Google Prediction API

May 19, 2010 7:21 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

This looks very cool. The Prediction API enables access to Google’s machine learning algorithms to analyze your historic data and predict likely future outcomes. Upload your data to Google Storage for Developers, then use the Prediction API to make real-time decisions in your...

Murata Supplying World's Smallest 0402

May 19, 2010 7:20 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has successfully developed a 0402*-size monolithic ceramic capacitor with a capacitance of 10μF and voltage rating of 6.3V, the smallest of its kind in the world. This product may be used on higher voltage lines than our previously released 4V-rated...

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