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Financial Goals at a Glance

June 29, 2010 8:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

When most people hear the word "budget," they groan about all the numbers and spreadsheets involved.'s new feature looks to take the pain out planning for the future.

Cyber Terrorism Now a Real Threat

June 29, 2010 5:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Fast-evolving technology is affecting both the spying game and potential terrorist tactics. Cyber terrorism is now perceived as a real threat.

Foursquare Raises an Additional $20 Million

June 29, 2010 4:23 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The social networking service for mobile phone users, adding 100,000 customers every 10 days, plans to expand.


FIFA’s Blatter Apologizes for Refereeing Errors at World Cup

June 29, 2010 4:23 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday that he would reopen the discussion about the use of goal-line technology in soccer.

Hulu Unveils Paid Service

June 29, 2010 4:22 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Hulu announced a new paid subscription service for watching TV shows across computers, mobile devices, and televisions, potentially creating a battle with cable-TV operators.

3 big companies bid to run lucrative Texas Lottery

June 29, 2010 3:06 pm | by KELLEY SHANNON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Three major gambling companies entered the competition by Tuesday to run Texas' lottery — a massive operation that could pay $100 million per year to the winning bidder.Scientific Games Corp., Intralot Inc. and GTECH Corp., which holds the current Texas operations contract, submitted cost...

Study shows stability and utility of floating wind turbines

June 29, 2010 2:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) While offshore wind turbines have already have been constructed as a renewable energy solution, they've traditionally been situated in shallow waters, where the tower extends directly into the seabed. Now a group of researchers in California have studied...

$1 million grant goes to study Qatar dunes

June 29, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Scientists at Cornell in Ithaca and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar have received $1 million from the Qatar National Research Fund for a study to help reduce desert expansion.


Top Computational Neuroscientists Visit Yale

June 29, 2010 2:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

About 135 scientists have gathered in New Haven to discuss the latest advances in computational neuroscience...

High-power LED Series Offers 2-W, 3-W and 5-W Versions

June 29, 2010 12:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Lumex extended its TitanBrite line of high power LED technology with the introduction of new 2-W, 3-W and 5-W LEDs. The SMT LEDs provide high intensity light of up to 58, 210 and 300 lumens respectively.


Bentek Solar Supplies Schneider Electric with Solar Re-combiners

June 29, 2010 12:52 pm | News | Comments

Bentek Solar, a leader in manufacturing and engineering solutions for complex electro-mechanical and power distribution systems for the semiconductor and solar industries, announces that it will provide Schneider Electric with solar re-combiners for a 60MW solar project in Ontario, Canada.


ECN Google PowerMeter Interview

June 29, 2010 12:48 pm | Videos | Comments

At ESC Chicago, co-located with Sensors Expo, Tyler Smitch of Microchip Technology demonstrates the Google Power Meter Reference Design featuring the company's WiFi embedded module, the MCP3909 metrology chip and a PIC24 microcontroller.


ECN Motor Control Interview

June 29, 2010 12:43 pm | Videos | Comments

At ESC Chicago, co-located with Sensors Expo, Jim Ziemer of Microchip Technology Inc talks about the company's dsPIC motor control solutions.


Glitter-Sized Solar Photovoltaics Promise Improved Performance

June 29, 2010 12:34 pm | News | Comments

Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.


Digi-Key Corporation Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Rose+Bopla Enclosures

June 29, 2010 12:20 pm | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA — Tuesday, June 29, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has entered into a...


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