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Hawaii searching for Internet answers with Google

March 27, 2010 8:30 am | by MARK NIESSE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Stuck in the Internet slow lane, Hawaii and its sluggish network are hoping Google will ride to the rescue.Through online petitions, a Facebook fan page and a YouTube video by the governor, Hawaii wants to persuade Google to choose the islands for one of its experimental fiber-optic networks,...

U.K. Papers to Charge for Web Content

March 26, 2010 7:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The Times of London and the Sunday Times will form the vanguard of parent company News Corp.'s subscription plans for Web-based news, as the U.K. newspapers in June will move behind an Internet paywall.

Next steps for Google’s Experimental Fiber Network

March 26, 2010 6:23 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Think big with a gig: Google’s experimental fiber Universal, ultra high-speed Internet access will make all this and more possible. We’ve urged the FCC to look at new and creative ways to get there in its National Broadband Plan – and today we’re announcing an experiment...

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Today In History

March 26, 2010 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Today is Saturday, April 3, the 93rd day of 2010 There are 272 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1512 - Beyazid II, Sultan of Turkey, abdicates in favor of son, Selim I.1559 - Peace treaty between France and Spain is signed at Cateau-Cambresis, France, leaving Spain the...

Ericsson Expects to Forgo Large Deals

March 26, 2010 4:27 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg said in an interview Friday that he expects consolidation in the telecom-equipment business but has ruled out any deals for its core wireless unit.

Ownership of Unix copyrights in hands of Utah jury

March 26, 2010 3:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Salt Lake City jury has started deliberations in a case pitting two software companies that each claim ownership of the Unix computer operating systems used by large corporations.The SCO Group, of Lindon, Utah, filed a lawsuit in 2004 asserting Waltham, Mass.-based Novell Inc. sold it...

Copernic to buy waste management equipment company

March 26, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Copernic Inc., operator of the Mamma.com search engine, said Friday that it will pay roughly 3.5 million Canadian dollars ($3.4 million) in cash and stock to get into the waste management equipment business.The company said it has signed a letter of intent with Canada's Fanotech Manufacturing...

Hacker Gets 20 Years in Massive Theft

March 26, 2010 2:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The sentencing wrapped up the cases against Albert Gonzalez in the largest and most costly computer crimes in U.S. history.

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What’s Smart about the Smart Grid?

March 26, 2010 1:39 pm | by Paul L. Schimel PE, Senior FAE, International Rectifier (www.irf.com) | Articles | Comments

The statistics vary, but all seem to be in agreement that nearly 30 to 40% of the present load base on the grid is caused by induction motors

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Copernic Inc. Announces 2009 Fourth Quarter Results

March 26, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Copernic Inc., (the "Company"), (NASDAQ: CNIC), a leading software development company in the technology sector, specializing in internet, desktop and mobile search products, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009 ("Q4 2009"). Unless otherwise stated,...

Computer search company Copernic to buy waste management equipment firm

March 26, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Computer search company Copernic Inc. said Friday it has signed a deal to buy waste management equipment maker Fanotech Manufacturing Group for in a cash and stock deal.Under the deal, Copernic said it would pay roughly $1.5 million in cash and issue 320,000 shares for the mobile and fixed...

National Semiconductor Named EDN Innovation Awards Finalist in Four Categories

March 26, 2010 1:23 pm | by National Semiconductor | News | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) today announced it has been named a finalist in the 20th Annual EDN Innovation Awards in four categories. Instituted in 1990, EDN?s Innovation Awards honor the people, products and technologies that have shaped the semiconductor industry over the past year....

Renesas and Cavium Networks Establish Strategic Collaboration to Deliver Optimized Reference Designs for High-Performance Routers and Switches

March 26, 2010 1:23 pm | by Renesas | News | Comments

TOKYO, Japan, and Mountain View, Calif. – March 24, 2010 – Renesas Technology Corp., one of the world’s leading providers of advanced semiconductor solutions including Ternary Content Addressable Memory (TCAM) for advanced packet classification in networking platforms,...

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PLCC plugs Allow Reliable Socketing or Soldering of Upgraded Modules

March 26, 2010 12:43 pm | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics’ new PLCC plugs – PL-PLCC68-S-01 allow reliable socketing and SMT insertion. These PLCC package emulators can be plugged into a PLCC socket or soldered directly onto the SMT PLCC pads using standard solder methods.

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Ann Arbor rallies to back Google fiber network bid

March 26, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hoping to win Google Inc.'s national competition for an ultrahigh speed fiber optic network, people packed the University of Michigan's central campus for a three-minute "flash" event designed to demonstrate their enthusiasm for the project.Groups in Detroit, Grand Rapids, East Lansing and at...

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