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Apple iPhone to soon get long-sought multitasking

April 8, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple CEO Steve Jobs says the company's iPhone and iPad will soon be able to run more than one program at a time. It's a feature that owners of the popular iPhone have long sought and that phones from Apple's rivals already offer.The news of such "multitasking" was greeted with applause at an...

Successful launch for ESA’s CryoSat-2 ice satellite

April 8, 2010 9:24 am | News | Comments

ESA PR 07-2010. Europe's first mission dedicated to studying the Earth’s ice was launched today from Kazakhstan. From its polar orbit, CryoSat-2 will send back data leading to new insights into how ice is responding to climate change and the role it plays in our 'Earth system'.

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South African Fossils Could be New Hominid Species

April 8, 2010 9:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

South African fossils could be new hominid species The fossils of a female adult and a juvenile male – perhaps mother and son – are just under two million years old. They were uncovered in cave deposits at Malapa not far from Johannesburg. Researchers tell the journal Science...

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Mini Panel PC with ARM9 Processor Suits HMI Apps

April 8, 2010 8:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kontron’s front-side IP65-protected Kontron Pico Client industrial panel PC with resistive 5.7-inch VGA TFT touch-screen (640x480) is designed for visualization and control tasks in machinery and equipment. Owing to its low-power design, it is also appropriate for

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Heat Resistant Adhesive Touts High Strength Structural Bonding

April 8, 2010 8:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Presented as offering high performance bonding strength to both similar and dissimilar substrates, Master Bond’s Polymer Supreme 46HT-2 two-component adhesive features high-temperature resistance along with

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Stanley gets mail pact from Justice Department

April 8, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stanley Inc. said Thursday it received a seven-year, $160 million contract to handle mail management services for the U.S. Department of Justice.Stanley, which provides information technology systems to the U.S. government, said the contract also includes warehousing and related support...

Matrikon books record Q2 profit of $2.8 million as revenue rises 16 per cent

April 8, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Matrikon Inc. said Thursday it booked record profits in the second quarter as revenue climbed 16 per cent.The provider of software and other technologies to industry said it earned $2.8 million or nine cents a share in the three months ended Feb. 28. That's up from $2 million or six cents a...

Chipset Combines Low Charge and RDS(on) with Low Gate Resistance

April 8, 2010 8:29 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced the IRF6706S2PbF and IRF6798MPbF DirectFET MOSFET chipset that offers efficiency for 12 V input synchronous buck applications including servers, desktops, and notebooks. The IRF6798MPbF Medium Can DirectFET provides

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What Is Your Experience with Composting?

April 8, 2010 8:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Tuesday, John told you about his experience with composting and vermiculture - or composting with worms. John pointed out that communities use a lot of energy pumping and treating water and wastewater, and composting can help avoid sending so much food and water through the water...

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FCC Seeks New Web Plan

April 8, 2010 7:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

FCC members are regrouping on broadband strategy after a court threw out their earlier effort to police broadband traffic. Internet providers said no action at all would be best.

Advanced Infrared, LLC Has Joined the United Infrared Network

April 8, 2010 6:26 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Advanced Infrared offers Thermal Infrared Imaging for home energy audits, flat roofs, equine, Electrical, mechanical and block wall in Colorado.

DisplaySearch Upgrades 3D-Capable TV Shipment Forecast to 2.5M Units in 2010, Growing to 27M in 2013

April 8, 2010 6:26 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

With the first round of 3D-capable TVs now reaching retail floors and plans for the top TV manufacturers to bring more products to market soon, DisplaySearch has increased its 2010 forecast for 3D-capable TV shipments.

Digital Divide Shapes Career Paths

April 8, 2010 6:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Oregon) When students enter college, they either have it or they don't. And which side of the digital divide they fall on may well shape their identities and what route they take into careers.

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Solar-powered craft aims for perpetual flight

April 8, 2010 6:03 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

The solar-powered Impulse HB-SIA completed its maiden voyage on Wednesday. The 90-minute flight reached an altitude of 5,500 feet, over a mile above the Swiss countryside, with an average speed of 44 mph (70 kph). This is the first step towards an ambitious goal: travel around the world by 2012.

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Prize-winning Musicians From Vietnam Perform at Brookhaven Lab, 4/28

April 8, 2010 5:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Nguyen Thanh Thuy, playing the Dan Tranh, and Ngo Tra My, playing the Dan Bau, are two prize-winning musicians from Vietnam who will give a recital at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, April 28, at noon in Berkner Hall.

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