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Chu, Ballmer among speakers for economic summit

July 8, 2010 6:05 am | News | Comments

An Obama cabinet member and the top executives from GE, Microsoft and The Walt Disney Co. are the featured speakers at this year's Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte.Sen. Max Baucus' office released a lineup of five high-profile speakers this September at the Montana Tech campus. The...

CWID Tests Latest in Communications for Warfighters

July 8, 2010 6:05 am | by by Randy Roughton, Defense Media Activity, San Antonio | News | Comments

Airmen and Soldiers brought their experience from Afghanistan and Iraq to test the latest communications systems in the Colorado Springs portion of the joint Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration.

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Integrated LED Driver Improves System Efficiency

July 8, 2010 5:55 am | On Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor announced an offline LED driver that integrates power factor correction (PFC) and isolated step-down AC-DC power conversion in a single stage.

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Eval kit Enables Development and Debugging for IEEE 802.15.4-Compliant Wireless Apps

July 8, 2010 5:41 am | Atmel Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The RZ600 evaluation kit from Atmel enables development, debugging and demonstration of IEEE 802.15.4 compliant wireless applications such as ZigBee and 6LoWPAN.

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Partnership with Microsoft in Rollout of InstaLoad Technology

July 8, 2010 5:29 am | News | Comments

Memory Protection Devices, Inc. is very excited to announce its new partnership with Microsoft Corp. today. MPD will be the manufacturer for many new and exciting products featuring Microsoft's InstaLoadTM technology, which allows for battery insertion into devices without the need to worry about which way the battery is facing.

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EIT Chairman at the European Business Summit 2010

July 8, 2010 5:23 am | by European Institute of Innovation and Technology | News | Comments

Dr Martin Schuurmans, Chairman of the EIT Governing Board, was invited to take part in the 8th...

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What Changes Are You Willing to Make to Save Energy at Work? What Aren't You Willing to Change?

July 8, 2010 5:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Tuesday, you read about some of the innovative features that make the new Research Support Facility at the National Renewable Energy Lab highly energy efficient. Some of the features require employees to change how they work and collaborate on a daily basis.

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Unica Concludes Successful Ninth Annual Marketing Innovation Summit

July 8, 2010 5:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Unica Corporation (http://www.unica.com/index.htm) (NASDAQ: UNCA), the recognized leader in marketing software (http://www.unica.com/marketing-software.htm) solutions, has announced that Boots UK, the UK's leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer, was selected as the winner of this year's...

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Statistics: Stockbuilding continued to drive OECD GDP growth in the first quarter of 2010

July 8, 2010 3:23 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Real GDP in the OECD area grew by 0.6% in the first quarter of 2010 compared with the last quarter of 2009. Stockbuilding was the main contributor to OECD GDP growth for the third consecutive quarter.

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YouTube wants viewers to 'leanback,' stay longer

July 7, 2010 5:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

YouTube is trying to become as brainless and painless to watch as the boob tube. In the process, the Web's leading video site hopes to learn enough about its viewers to replace their remote control.Those ambitions came into sharper focus Wednesday with debut of a YouTube format called...

New retail data: Luxury shoppers pull back in June

July 7, 2010 5:06 pm | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Affluent Americans went back to tightening their belts in June after months of showing other shoppers how to spend, raising concerns for the overall economy.Data released late Wednesday by MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse shows luxury spending dropped in June for the first time since...

Hargray Communications on the Block

July 7, 2010 1:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Hargray Communications, a rural cable and broadband provider owned by Quadrangle Group, is up for sale in an auction that could fetch roughly $400 million.

Inland bird watchers: Help look for signs of oil

July 7, 2010 1:21 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

As oil washes ashore along the Gulf Coast, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is asking birders to keep an eye on nesting birds - not just near water, but hundreds of miles inland.

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AT & T Finds Glitch Affecting iPhone 4

July 7, 2010 12:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

AT&T said a software defect is slowing down the wireless connection for more than one million customers looking to send data from smartphones like the iPhone 4 or laptop modems.

New system to reduce heating costs in cold climates

July 7, 2010 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Purdue University) A new type of heat pump being developed at Purdue University could allow residents in cold climates to cut their heating bills in half.

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