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Why Mercury is More Dangerous in Oceans

June 28, 2010 6:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. -- Even though freshwater concentrations of mercury are far greater than those found in seawater, it's the saltwater fish like tuna, mackerel and shark that end up posing a more serious health threat to humans who eat them.

Sender Extends Wireless Sensor Operations Range

June 28, 2010 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Deeter Group, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of electronic sensors and control systems, announces a Wireless Sensor Sender for industrial measurement and control.

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Apple sells more than 1.7M iPhones in 3 days

June 28, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 1.7 million units of its new iPhone model in the first three days, making it the most successful product launch in the company's history from the standpoint of sales.The iPhone 4 went on sale Thursday in the U.S., Britain, France, Germany and Japan....

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Startup mSpot lets you stream your music over Web

June 28, 2010 6:04 am | News | Comments

A new music service launching Monday lets you listen to your music collection from any computer or Android phone over the Web. MSpot's service stores your music on its computers and lets you access it remotely through a Web browser.

Sea Gull Lighting Debuts New LED Festoon Light Source

June 28, 2010 5:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sea Gull Lighting unveiled the newest addition to its line of Ambiance Lx Lighting Systems by Sea Gull Lighting - the LED festoon lamp - at The Dallas Lighting Market, June 24-27, 2010 (showroom #4400 in the Dallas Market Center).

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SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Transceiver Offers Over 10x USB 2.0 Speed

June 28, 2010 5:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments today introduced a SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) transceiver capable of data transfers up to 10 times the speed of current USB 2.0 technology.

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Sample Kits Aid Automotive Electronics Designers

June 28, 2010 4:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC is offering SMD NTC Thermistor and  Ceramic Transient Voltage Suppressor sample kits to developers of automotive electronics.

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Designing the MAKO Surgical Robot Device

June 28, 2010 4:32 am | Videos | Comments

Marc Dubreuil, Director of Business Development at Farm Design, talks about the collaboration and techniques used by Farm in the design of a MAKO surgical robot device.

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Announcing the Development of the Field-Coupled Wireless Power Transmission System

June 28, 2010 12:20 am | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has developed a field-coupled type* of power transmission system capable of supplying power to devices wirelessly. Use of this system makes it possible for the devices to be charged simply by placing them on the charger without the aid of power cords or...

G20 : Keep up reforms in order to boost jobs

June 27, 2010 2:23 pm | by OECD | News | Comments

G20 countries need to keep up the momentum of structural economic reform in order to boost confidence and job creation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría tells G20 leaders.

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Physicists explain why superconductors fail to produce super currents

June 27, 2010 10:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Florida) When high-temperature superconductors were first announced in the late 1980s, it was thought that they would lead to ultra-efficient magnetic trains and other paradigm-shifting technologies.

G20: Policy must balance fiscal tightening with jobs support

June 26, 2010 7:23 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Policy makers must strike a "new balance" between the twin needs for fiscal consolidation and support for a jobs-rich recovery, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría tells business leaders ahead of the G20 summit.

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German minister raises concerns about iPhone data

June 26, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Germany's justice minister says Apple Inc. needs to clarify the type of data it screens and saves from the users of its iPhone.Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger was quoted by the weekly Der Spiegel Saturday as saying she is "expecting Apple to open its databases to German data protection...

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Pakistan Targets Google, Other Sites

June 25, 2010 8:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A move by Pakistan to begin monitoring for anti-Islamic content on major websites—including those run by Google and Yahoo—is the latest sign that censorship looms as a threat to Internet companies in a number of countries.

Pakistan scans Google, other sites for blasphemy

June 25, 2010 3:05 pm | by ASIF SHAHZAD - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Pakistan will monitor seven major websites, including Google and Yahoo, to block anti-Islamic links and content, an official said Friday. Seventeen lesser-known sites are being blocked outright for alleged blasphemous material.The moves follow Pakistan's temporary ban imposed on Facebook in May...

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