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EU scientists make virtual reality touchable

July 20, 2010 8:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

It sounds like science fiction, but a team of European researchers has 'virtually' teleported real objects through cyberspace, 'touched' virtual reality (VR) and even felt the movements of a virtual dance partner thanks to advances in haptic technology and a new approach to generating VR...

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Dollar turns higher vs euro as stress tests loom

July 20, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The dollar turned higher versus the euro Tuesday, stopping a week-long rally in the European currency ahead of the release of stress tests on European banks.Reports showing a steep drop in U.S. home construction and disappointing revenue at blue-chips Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and IBM Corp....

Melts In the Streets, Not In Your Hands

July 20, 2010 7:56 am | by Lauren DeStefano, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Do you ever find yourself trying to squeeze your car into a tight parking spot? Isn’t it a pain when the power goes out and you can’t park your car in the garage?

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Regulations and responsibility

July 20, 2010 7:54 am | by Alix Paultre, Editorial Director, ECN | Articles | Comments

Is the designer responsible for the effects of the device created? Is the manufacturer? What about the salesperson or the marketing department creating the demand? Is the user ultimately responsible?   Every tool and technology, no matter how mundane, has effects beyond the intended function.

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Researchers seeking the fourth property of electrons

July 20, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) Do electrons have a fourth property in addition to mass, charge and spin, as popular physics theories such as supersymmetry predict? Researchers from Germany, the Czech Republic and the USA want to find the answer to this fundamental...

Vialipro Dietary Supplement: Recall-Undeclared Drug Ingredient

July 20, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Lab analyses found that certain batches of Vialipro contain Sulfoaildenafil, an analogue of Sildenafil.

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The World’s First Energy Harvesting Application Development Kit

July 20, 2010 6:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology announced that it has partnered with Cymbet Corporation to provide the world’s first customizable energy harvesting application development kit—the XLP 16-bit Energy Harvesting Development Kit.

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DC-DC Controller Features Single Supply Operation

July 20, 2010 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel, Inc. today introduced the MIC2165, a HyperLight Load efficient, adaptive on-time, synchronous DC-DC controller. The device features an architecture that significantly reduces the required output capacitance and allows for excellent transient response, while making high delta-V operation (VIN=28V, VOUT=0.8V) possible.

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Connected TVs Shipments Surge, With Forecasted Growth to 119 Million in 2014

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

The TV market is entering a new phase, as connected TVs hit the mainstream.

By 'putting a ring on it,' microparticles can be captured

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

(Harvard University) To trap and hold tiny microparticles, engineers at Harvard have "put a ring on it," using a silicon-based circular resonator to confine particles stably for up to several minutes. The advance could one day lead to the ability to direct, deliver, and store...

Brookhaven Lab's Robert Palmer Awarded the 2010 Advanced Accelerator Concepts Prize

July 20, 2010 6:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Robert Palmer, head of Brookhaven Lab’s Advanced Accelerator Group, received the Advanced Accelerator Prize.

ISE Storage Hosts 350 Percent More Desktops Than Competition; Emprise 9000, ISE Manager and ISE Analyzer Expand Data Center Flexibility

July 20, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Xiotech Corporation (http://www.xiotech.com) , the leader in Intelligent Application Storage (http://xiotech.com/intelligent-application-storage.php) , today announced a set of new products that take the power of the company's Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) storage systems and tailor it for...

Eco-Driving: An Everyday Way to Reduce Our Oil Dependence

July 20, 2010 4:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

Global warming and oil dependence are on the front burner for good, and for good reason. The Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began on April 20 is now the worst oil disaster in American history. Meanwhile, U.S. transportation is still almost totally dependent on oil and responsible for about...

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Official: Google's China changes in line with law

July 20, 2010 4:05 am | by JOE McDONALD - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

China renewed Google's Internet license after it pledged to obey censorship laws and stop automatically switching mainland users to its unfiltered Hong Kong site, an official said Tuesday in Beijing's first public comment on its decision.Google Inc. said Chinese regulators warned it might lose...

IBM strikes IT deal with Quebec financial company Desjardins Group

July 20, 2010 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Desjardins Group, the largest financial co-operative in Canada, has struck a five-year information technology outsourcing deal with IBM Canada (NYSE:IBM). Financial terms of the deal were not revealed.

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