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Notebook Market Revenue Grows 1.7% in Q1’10 Despite a 2.3% Drop in Unit Volume

June 15, 2010 6:26 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

In Q1’10, revenue for the total notebook PC market grew to US$31.1B, the largest single quarter since Q3’08 when notebook ASPs were more than 20% higher than at present. [...]

NTU energy research center seals partnership with top European universities at its opening

June 15, 2010 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Nanyang Technological University) Six top European universities today signed partnership agreements with Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N) to do joint research in clean energy at the official opening of the S$200 million ($143.2 million) institute by Mr. S. Iswaran, Senior Minister...

IBM buying Coremetrics; company helps target ads

June 15, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM said Tuesday it would buy Coremetrics Inc., an Internet research company company that helps businesses better target their online marketing campaigns.IBM didn't say how much it is paying for the privately held company, which is based in San Mateo, Calif.Coremetrics customers include Bank of...

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Best Buy 1Q net income rises, but misses view

June 15, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Electronics retailer Best Buy said Tuesday that consumers bought more cell phones at its mobile unit in the first quarter, but its results missed expectations and shares tumbled nearly 5 percent in premarket trading.Best Buy said it sold more TVs but that was offset by falling TV prices. Sales...

Highly Scalable System and Intelligent Data Management Tools Ease Explosive Data Growth

June 15, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlueArc@ Corporation, a leader in scalable, high-performance unified network storage, today announced that it is working to provide complete compatibility of BlueArc network storage with next-generation sequencing tools made by Illumina, Inc., a world leader in genetic analysis technology and...

Electrical vehicles: car safety and type-approvals

June 15, 2010 4:24 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The European Commission proposed today to ensure that electric cars placed on the European market are safe and that consumers are protected against direct contacts with parts of the car under voltage. These measures will speed up the introduction of safe electric cars on European roads...

Summertime Energy Savings

June 15, 2010 4:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

I can't believe how fast winter gave way to summer. Seems like just yesterday we were digging out from Snowpocalypse here on the East Coast, dealing with mountains of the white stuff and wondering if we'd ever be out of the deep freeze.

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Digi-Key Corporation to Sponsor Virtual LED Conference

June 15, 2010 4:22 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA — June 15, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation is the marquee sponsor for the One Bright Day online conference.

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Active Bias Controller Provides Complete Class-A Solution

June 15, 2010 4:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

The HMC920LP5E from Hittite is presented as the first complete Class-A amplifier biasing and monitoring solution  for power management and control.

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Agriculture: Higher average farm prices expected, food security concerns persist, say OECD and FAO

June 15, 2010 2:25 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Farm commodity prices have fallen from their record peaks of two years ago but are unlikely to drop back to their average levels of the past decade, according to the annual joint report from the OECD and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Derivatives and Market Infrastructures

June 15, 2010 2:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The European Commission adopted a Communication on "Ensuring efficient, safe and sound derivatives markets – future policy actions", on 20th October 2009 after a full consultation on a previous Communication of July 2009 (COM(2009)332) and accompanying Staff Working Paper and Consultation...

Oceanus Opens New US Subsidiary in Jacksonville, Florida

June 15, 2010 1:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

UK IT company, Oceanus, (www.oceanus.co.uk (http://www.oceanus.co.uk/) ) today announces the incorporation of Oceanus Operations Inc. in the United States. It is formed as a subsidiary of Oceanus Operating, Company Ltd enhancing the company's capability to provide seamless 24/7 service and...

Reliance to Spend $1 Billion on Broadband Foray

June 14, 2010 11:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Reliance Industries is likely to invest $1 billion on its broadband wireless foray over the next two years as the company re-enters the telecommunications sector.

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Korea : Economic Survey says reforms are needed for a stronger recovery

June 14, 2010 11:25 pm | by OECD | News | Comments

Sustaining Korea’s strong recovery from the global downturn requires reforms, notably in the service sector, the labour market and the financial sector, to enhance productivity growth. Rapid population ageing makes health-care reform a priority. Korea also faces challenges in its...

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Virgin Group Takes Chance on a Video Game Site

June 14, 2010 10:27 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Console video game players will have the chance to win large cash prizes for beating others at well-known PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 games.

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