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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...

Google to polish Chrome with Web apps store

May 19, 2010 3:30 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. will open a Web applications store later this year in an attempt to make it easier to find and set up programs within the Internet search leader's Chrome browser.The online store, previewed Wednesday during a Google conference for software programmers, appears to be ideally suited...

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Coyotes, raccoons prowl NYC in seemingly record numbers

May 19, 2010 3:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Already this year, several coyotes have been spotted in Manhattan, said Paul Curtis, a Cornell urban wildlife expert speaking to reporters on New York City's urban wildlife boom in Manhattan May 18.

Symantec buying VeriSign's Web-security arm

May 19, 2010 1:30 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Symantec Corp. is paying $1.28 billion in cash to buy a division of VeriSign Inc. that sells security technology to websites.The deal, announced Wednesday after the market closed, represents VeriSign's most aggressive move yet to slim down and concentrate on its core business: managing traffic...

RIM settles patent case likely to protect its market position: analysts

May 19, 2010 1:30 pm | by LuAnn LaSalle-Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion likely decided to settle a patent infringement case with a U.S. technology company to avoid losing any market share to competitors Apple and Google, say analysts.Prism Technologies has reached a settlement and licensing agreement with RIM (TSX:RIM) involving...

German prosecutors probing Google's mapping breach

May 19, 2010 1:30 pm | by MELISSA EDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

German prosecutors are investigating Google Inc. on suspicion it violated privacy laws when it recorded fragments of people's online activities through unsecured Wi-Fi networks.Google acknowledged the privacy breach in an apology issued last Friday, saying it had been inadvertently storing...

Facebook Grapples With Privacy Issues

May 19, 2010 1:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

A backlash over Facebook's privacy practices has triggered disagreement inside the company that could force CEO Mark Zuckerberg to scale back efforts to encourage users to share more about themselves in public.

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Optrex America featuring expanded LCD product range at SID 2010

May 19, 2010 12:25 pm | News | Comments

Leading LCD designer and manufacturer Optrex Corp., Tokyo, Japan, and its sales and marketing channel in the Americas, Optrex America, Inc., will be featuring new innovative display technology along with one of the broadest LCD product lines in the industry at the SID (Society for Information Display) Conference & Exhibition...

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Softbank to Help Twitter Get Even Bigger in Japan

May 19, 2010 12:22 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The cellphone carrier Softbank announced new handsets designed to link to the micro-blogging site, part of a concerted effort to get a piece of America’s tech savvy.

Google Plans Chrome App Store

May 19, 2010 12:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Google said it plans to launch a store for online applications that run in its Chrome Web browser and operating system, the Internet giant's latest push to encourage developers to build software that runs online.

Uni-Pixel Announces UniBoss Embossing Technology

May 19, 2010 12:21 pm | News | Comments

Uni-Pixel, Inc. has unveiled UniBoss, a unique embossing technology that enables high-speed, low-cost production of printed electronic devices. In addition, the technology eliminates the need for photolithography or screen printing typically required to produce fine line conductors for rigid and flexible electronic devices.

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Gates Foundation Grant Awarded for Innovative Global Health Research

May 19, 2010 12:21 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Todd Sulcheck, a Georgia Tech mechanical engineering assistant professor, has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to design multi-functional microparticles that can fight infectious diseases.

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Young Musicians Strut Their Stuff at Brookhaven Lab June 19

May 19, 2010 12:21 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

A number of up-and-coming local musicians will get a chance to strut their stuff at a Young Musician’s Showcase at Brookhaven Lab on Saturday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

SID Seminar Series: Providing perspective and background on today’s most important technologies

May 19, 2010 12:16 pm | News | Comments

SID has engaged some of the world’s top experts in display technology to provide a series of educational seminars and courses during Display Week 2010. For people new to the display industry, moving into a new field, or just wanting to make sure that they’re aware of all key developments in a field, SID’s seminars and courses are the answer.

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