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GOES-15 solar X-Ray imager makes a miraculous first light

June 14, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The Solar X-Ray Imager instrument aboard the GOES-15 satellite has just provided its first light image of the sun, but it required a lot of experts to make it happen.

Study: Adding UV light helps form "Missing G" of RNA building blocks

June 14, 2010 8:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

For scientists attempting to understand how the building blocks of RNA originated on Earth, guanine has proven to be a particular challenge. By adding UV light to a model prebiotic reaction, researchers have discovered a way to form guanine.

Energy Challenge Two: The WeatherizeDC Campaign

June 14, 2010 8:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

In my quest to learn what other local groups are doing to help the environment and hopefully avoid reinventing the wheel, I attended a meeting of the Greenbelt Climate Action Network, a local chapter of the grassroots, nonprofit organization Chesapeake Climate Action Network. There I met...


DOD contractor ManTech expects 300 new Md. jobs

June 14, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Defense contractor ManTech International Corp. says it expects to create 300 to 500 technology jobs near Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland within three years.The Fairfax, Va.-based company celebrated the groundbreaking Monday for a building in Belcamp that will house the workers. It is...

Device Data Demands Pressure Networks

June 14, 2010 7:17 am | by Rupert Baines, picoChip ( | Blogs | Comments

Last week AT&T announced some big changes to its pricing and data models to deal with the increasing number of devices demanding data from the network, particularly with the launch of the 3G version of the iPad.


Simplify Multicore by Understanding Key-Use Cases

June 14, 2010 7:13 am | by Bill Graham, Product Marketing Manager for VxWorks at Wind River ( | Blogs | Comments

Multi-core has become a hot topic in recent years, and we have now reached a point where multi-core adoption is starting to follow common use cases.


DECT ULP Offers Solution for Wireless Sensor Networks

June 14, 2010 6:58 am | News | Comments

With the recent development of the Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone (DECT)  ultra-low-power (ULP) operating mode, DECT is now opening up a new market for battery-powered wireless sensor / actuator networks. 


Brings Fortune 100 Company Disciplines Coupled With Emerging Growth Company Entrepreneurism

June 14, 2010 6:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

(FRANKFURT: T3R)(WKN: A0N9Y0) ( ( ) Caleco Pharma Corp. (the "Company" or "Caleco"), is a diversified healthcare company with biopharmaceutical and consumer health products development programs. The company identifies and develops products...


20-20 Technologies profit slips in second quarter to $273,000 as revenues grow

June 14, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Interior design software developer 20-20 Technologies Inc. (TSX:TWT) says second quarter profits slipped to $273,000 from $621,000 a year earlier, as revenues grew 13.2 per cent to $17.2 million.

FIS will acquire software maker Compliance Coach

June 14, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. is acquiring software company Compliance Coach Inc., Fidelity said Monday.Financial terms were undisclosed.Fidelity National Information Services, known as FIS, provides banking and payment technology to financial institutions and government...

New MiniRemote(TM) and MiniChuk(TM) Put Big Game Play in a Smaller Package

June 14, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

E3 EXPO, Booth 5312 -- POWER A, the retail consumer products brand of Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. (BDA), today announced the launch of its Pro Pack Mini, a MiniRemote and MiniChuk, for Wii. The first of its kind, the Pro Pack Mini offers the same functionality as the Nintendo Wii Remote...

Lamp Integrates Light, Computing, and Vision

June 14, 2010 5:40 am | Videos | Comments

LuminAR reinvents the traditional incandescent bulb and desk lamp, evolving them into a new category of robotic, digital information devices.


Color-Changing Adhesive Enhances Bond-Line Inspection

June 14, 2010 5:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 3-20794 See-Cure color-changing adhesive is designed for rapid assembling of plastic housings, laminations, and other applications typically used for appliance assembly.


Economy: G20 keeps investment flows open, but continued vigilance needed, say OECD, UNCTAD

June 14, 2010 5:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The OECD and UNCTAD have commended G20 countries for avoiding new protectionist barriers to inward investment, while warning that continued vigilance is needed in the face of emergency measures to address the economic crisis that still pose a threat to competition and international investment.


EIBand European Commission to explore EU climate finance initiative

June 14, 2010 5:23 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

European Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard and European Investment Bank (EIB) President Philippe Maystadt agreed on Monday to explore a joint climate finance initiative for developing countries as part of the European Union commitment made at the UN climate conference in...


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