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NC State research may revolutionize ceramics manufacturing

April 7, 2010 6:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(North Carolina State University) Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new way to shape ceramics using a modest electric field, making the process significantly more energy efficient. The process should result in significant cost savings for ceramics...

An Excellent Engineering Reference Book

April 7, 2010 5:59 am | Videos | Comments

Alix Paultre of ECN magazine pages through "Core Engineering Concepts for Students and Professionals", a very comprehensive textbook and reference for engineers at every level.

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Let's Design a Product

April 7, 2010 5:39 am | Videos | Comments

In this supersized lecture length episode, Dave foolishly attempts to explain how to design an example product (the uCurrent) from start to finish.

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NetApp to buy storage software maker Bycast

April 7, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Data storage company NetApp Inc. said Wednesday it has agreed to buy privately held rival Bycast Inc.NetApp says the acquisition will extend its expertise in the area of so-called object-based storage software, which uses a method of storing digital information that makes it easier to find.The...

Vodafone to offer Web via Opera in emerging markets

April 7, 2010 4:36 am | News | Comments

British mobile telecoms group Vodafone said it will launch the Opera Mini browser on low-cost handsets so its millions of users in emerging markets can easily access the Internet, lifting Opera's shares. Vodafone said on Wednesday it had worked with Opera to develop an enhanced version of its Opera Mini 5...

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Support.com Sets Date to Announce First Quarter 2010 Results

April 7, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Support.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRT), a leading provider of services (http://www.support.com/about/problems) and software that help consumers and small businesses with their technology needs, today announced that it plans to release first quarter 2010 financial results after market close on Thursday,...

Blockbuster in deal with studios; shares jump

April 7, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Blockbuster Inc. has reached new terms with Twentieth Century Fox and Sony Corp.'s movie studios that will give the struggling DVD rental company quicker access to new films and better financial terms.The deal sent Blockbuster shares soaring ahead of regular trading Wednesday, though its stock...

Sense, Detect, Communicate, and Act: Improving Military Electronic Systems

April 7, 2010 4:30 am | by Jim Davis, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. | Articles | Comments

Improving military electronic systems involves enhancing the basic processes of sense, detect, communicate and act.

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Spring Tulips

April 7, 2010 4:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Photo of red and yellow tulips in my yard. This is by far the most tulips that have flowered. The last several years I think there were 3-5 flowers. This year there are 20 in the front yard. Related: Backyard Wildlife: Great Spreadwing Damselfly – Researchers Learn What Sparks Plant...

Save the flat-headed cat, save the world

April 7, 2010 1:26 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

Animal species worldwide find refuge in the rain forests that dot the globe. But as human activities play havoc with our planet, countless creatures worldwide are feeling the effects. A case in point is the flat-headed cat (Prionailurus planiceps) which makes its home in the rain forests...

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Finland : Fiscal consolidation key to restoring growth

April 7, 2010 1:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

Hard-hit by the collapse in exports and faced with the costs of the recession and of population ageing, Finland will need to strengthen its public finances through reining in municipal spending growth and pursuing further labour market and retirement reforms. Improving the tax system and...

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Global economy : Growth seen easing back slightly in US, Europe and Japan in first half of 2010

April 7, 2010 1:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The pickup in activity seen in the G7 countries in the last quarter of 2009 is expected to ease back in the first half of this year, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Assessment. Watch the webcast.

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Correction: Vietnam Google stories

April 6, 2010 8:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In stories March 31 and April 6, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Google Inc. blamed Vietnam's government for a scheme to dupe Vietnamese-speaking Internet users around the world into downloading malicious software. A March 30 post in a Google blog asserted the attacks serve...

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Fujitsu's Ex-President Plans Suits

April 6, 2010 8:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Fujitsu's former president plans to file two lawsuits against the technology giant, claiming personal damages and losses to shareholders because of his forced departure, the ex-executive's lawyer said.

Stud Capsule For Men: Product contains Undeclared Drug Ingredient

April 6, 2010 7:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Product adulterated with sildenafil which may interact with nitrates to lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

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