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Scientists Create Nano-Patterned Superconducting Thin Films

June 14, 2010 5:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Thin films patterned with superconducting nanowires and loops with variable resistance could be useful for new electronic devices.

Reinventing the Wheel -- Naturally

June 14, 2010 5:22 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

Humans did not invent the wheel. Nature did.

Main Supplier of Foam Mattresses to IKEA Implements Epicor ERP

June 14, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, today announced that Dendro Poland ( , a leading manufacturer of foam mattresses and a...


NTT bids $199 million for Intelligroup

June 14, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Information technology company NTT Data Corp. said Monday it will buy Intelligroup for $199 million in cash.The offer from the Japanese company, for $4.65 per share, represents a 27.7 percent premium over Intelligroup's closing price on Friday.Any shares remaining for Intelligroup Inc., based...

Space applications: a market for the taking

June 14, 2010 2:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

The European Commission's Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Applications Action Plan adopted today aims to place European industry in pole position to take full advantage of the global downstream market worth about €100 billion in particular by using its own satellite navigation...

Criminal clues at your fingertips

June 14, 2010 1:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

A fingermark left at a crime scene may now provide investigators with details about a suspect's medications, their diet and even their lifestyle. Thanks to a new technique developed by scientists from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, the ability to catch a criminal just got a whole lot easier.


Small Businesses: Better policy support for EU’s job engine

June 14, 2010 1:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

With the onset of the economic crisis in 2008, a positive development of small and medium enterprises (SME) has come to a halt. Between 2002 and 2008, SMEs in the EU turned out to be the most important European Economy job engine. Selected key facts describing the national SME sector are...

AT & T Blames iPad Incident on 'Malicious' Hackers

June 13, 2010 10:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

AT&T, reaching out to iPad users to explain why their email addresses were released, blamed the incident on "computer hackers" who "maliciously exploited" an attempt by the carrier to speed the process of logging in to its website.


Guggenheim and YouTube Seek Budding Video Artists

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The Guggenheim Foundation and Google initiate YouTube Play, a channel enabling video artists to apply for a spot in a four-museum biennial Guggenheim exhibition.

Inquiry Into Deaths at Foxconn Will Be Released to Public, Chinese Official Says

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

A string of 10 suicides this year at the Foxconn complex has brought intense scrutiny of Hon Hai Precision Industry of Taiwan, the owner of Foxconn.

AOL Teams With Jonas Group for MTV-Style Site

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The site, Cambio, is being billed as a next-generation video network, where entertainers can connect with their fans.

Qualcomms $1 Billion India Bet

June 13, 2010 6:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

In the list of winners in India's auction for broadband wireless spectrum, unveiled today, one stands out: Qualcomm Inc. of San Diego.

Buffett Auction Fetches $2.6 Million

June 13, 2010 2:28 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The eleventh annual charity auction of lunch with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett brought in more than $2.6 million, breaking the previous record of $2.1 million by investor Zhao Danyang


Miniature Digital Temperature Sensors Protect Portable Products

June 12, 2010 8:32 am | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics announced a miniature, digital temperature sensor targeting portable devices. The STTS751 is mounted on the circuit board to feedback accurate temperature data allowing the system to


Hall-effect Current Transducer Suits Automotive, Industrial Apps

June 12, 2010 8:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micronas has introduced its Hall-effect transducer CUR 3105 for applications such as battery monitoring e.g. in hybrid/electrical cars, DC-DC converters, start-stop-systems or metering systems. In combination with a flux concentrator, the CUR 3105 is able to



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