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Derma Wand marketer ICTV settles US govt charges

August 9, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The company that sells the Derma Wand skin care appliance through TV infomercials has settled civil charges that it falsely inflated its earnings by reporting sales of the anti-aging product while it sat unsold in the warehouse.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday the...

Google, Verizon Release Internet Proposal

August 9, 2010 1:29 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Google and Verizon released a joint proposal stating that wireline broadband providers shouldn't be able to discriminate against lawful Internet content providers. But the plan would provide benefits to both companies.

Executive Leaves Apple After iPhone Antenna Troubles

August 9, 2010 1:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Mark Papermaster, the Apple executive in charge of hardware for the iPhone, left the company.


Skype Hopes for $100 Million From Initial Offering

August 9, 2010 1:28 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Analysts have speculated that Skype’s sale could be the biggest initial offering in the technology sector since Google went public in 2004.

Google and Verizon Offer a Vision for Managing Internet Traffic

August 9, 2010 1:27 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The companies gave a proposal for regulating service, and were criticized by groups that favor more openness.

Researchers successfully test new alternative to traditional semiconductors

August 9, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Ohio State University) Researchers at Ohio State University have demonstrated the first plastic computer memory device that utilizes the spin of electrons to read and write data. An alternative to traditional microelectronics, so-called "spintronics" could store more data in less space,...

Cool Roofs: An Introduction

August 9, 2010 1:23 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

Lately, I've been hearing a lot about cool roof technologies, so I welcomed the chance to learn more at a recent seminar. Cool roofs, also referred to as white roofs, have special coatings that reflect sunlight and emit heat more efficiently than traditional roofs, keeping them cooler in the sun.


Industrial USB connectors

August 9, 2010 1:22 pm | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Bensheim -- April 28, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics extends its series of industrial USB connectors (IP65/IP67 ODVA) with the introduction of a new series of industrial USB connectors (IP20) that feature an integrated locking mechanism with audible and tactile feedback. The connectors are...


Symantec closes purchase of VeriSign unit

August 9, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer security company Symantec Corp. has closed its $1.28 billion acquisition of a unit of VeriSign Inc. that sells security technology to websites, the companies said on Monday.The deal was first announced on May 19.The unit division Symantec is buying sells "certificates" to websites that...

STMicroelectronics reports 2010 second quarter and first half financial results

August 9, 2010 12:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) reported financial results for the second quarter and first half ended June 26, 2010.


MEMSIC announces second-quarter 2010 results

August 9, 2010 12:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

- Begins Production Shipping of Electronic Compass to Major Cell Phone Manufacturer - Begins Shipping of Ultra-Low-Cost Accelerometer Product


Scientists Show There’s Nothing Boring About Watching Paint Dry

August 9, 2010 11:23 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

It turns out that watching paint dry might not be as boring as the old adage claims. A team led by Yale University researchers has come up with a new technique to study the mechanics of coatings as they dry and peel, and has discovered that the process is far from mundane.

Combat Application Tourniquets (C-A-T): Suspected Counterfeit Product

August 9, 2010 11:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Suspected counterfeit product is weaker, and breaks or bends before necessary force can be applied to stop blood flow. Excessive blood loss can endanger the victim’s life and ultimately lead to death.


LabVIEW 2010 Optimizes Compiler for Faster Code Execution

August 9, 2010 11:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments announced LabVIEW 2010, the latest version of the graphical programming environment for design, test, measurement and control applications. New features include off-the-shelf compiler technologies that execute code an average of


Facebook takes different Ore. approach than Google

August 9, 2010 11:05 am | by THEODORIC MEYERAssociated Press | News | Comments

High on a plateau above this struggling city's downtown, Facebook is busy building its first data center. And as workers pour concrete and install the banks of shiny white fans that will cool the building's servers, the social networking company is trying to avoid repeating some of Google's...


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