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Stack Up Rackmount Switches For Dynamic Backup Applications

May 13, 2010 9:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI, announces its new QuickSwitch Model 6293 Single Mode, LC Duplex Fiber Optic A/B/C Switch with Remote Serial Access. This sleek switch accesses any one of three separate fiber optic networks from one computer via pushbutton and remote ASCII control.

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Financial Management Solutions Reseller to Join Serenic at Charity Finance Director's Group Conference in London

May 13, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Serenic Corporation (http://www.serenic.com/) (TSX VENTURE: SER), ("Serenic" or the "Corporation"), a leading publisher of financial management and business operations software for nonprofits, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the public sector, announced today that...

DEFINITY LED Bulbs Achieve 770 Lumens

May 13, 2010 6:34 am | News | Comments

Lighting Science Group unveiled a DEFINITY line 9 watt LED A19 bulb that will retail in the low $30 range and is a direct replacement for America’s most commonly used 60 watt incandescent bulb. Stunning the competition, Lighting Science Group’s breakthrough 770 lumen DEFINITY LED bulb surpasses the U.S. Department of Energy’s benchmark testing of a 60 watt equivalency (739 lumens)...

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New claims for unemployment insurance inch down

May 13, 2010 6:30 am | by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER - AP Economics Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

New claims for unemployment benefits dipped for the fourth straight week, a sign the job market is improving at a slow but steady pace.Employers, encouraged by a recovering economy, are hiring again. But they are not doing it at the level needed to reduce the jobless rate.The Labor Department...

Create Multifunctional, Flexible, Low Cost, Smart-Sensing Designs

May 13, 2010 5:59 am | by Sudhir Bommena, Applications Engineer, Advanced Microcontroller Architecture Division, Microchip Technology Inc. | Articles | Comments

Design engineers are looking at new, low-cost, small and innovative sensing designs for their systems. Sensing applications typically require several analog and digital blocks, such as excitation circuits, an analog front end consisting of signal-conditioning and filtering circuitry...

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James Cameron: 3-D will become standard format

May 13, 2010 5:30 am | by SANGWON YOON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

"Avatar" director James Cameron said Thursday that 3-D will replace 2-D as the standard, mainstream format for film, television and online content in less than 25 years.Viewers will soon not only enjoy films in 3-D theaters but all forms of entertainment, including sports and music shows on TVs...

GE Healthcare Aisys and Avance Anesthesia Systems: Recall

May 13, 2010 5:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Defective control board wiring harnesses can cause the machine to unexpectedly shut down, terminating ventilation, anesthetic delivery, and potentially patient monitoring.

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Honeywell to buy Edmonton-based industrial monitor company in $145-million deal

May 13, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has a deal to take over Edmonton-based Matrikon Inc. (TSX:MTK) in a $145-million transaction. Honeywell is offering $4.50 cash per Matrikon share. The Canadian maker of industrial monitoring devices brings expertise in the energy and mining sectors.

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New Media Expert and Former Sony Broadcast President Brings Powerful Blend of Management Experience and Technical Insight to Board Membership

May 13, 2010 4:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SENSIO@ Technologies Inc. (SENSIO) (TSX VENTURE: SIO) announced today that Patrick Gerald Whittingham has joined the SENSIO board of directors. Whittingham's distinguished career in the media industry includes 28 years with Sony, most recently as president of the Sony Broadcast and Production...

No guy-in-a-bar iPhone story in Vietnam

May 13, 2010 3:30 am | by TRAN VAN MINH - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

This time it's not a crazy story about a guy who left a phone in a Silicon Valley bar. The latest clamor over a possible next-generation iPhone prototype has erupted in an unlikely place — Vietnam.Mobile phone accessory salesman Tran Manh Hiep rushed to a cafe in southern Ho Chi Minh City on...

Sony aiming for black as annual loss shrinks

May 13, 2010 2:30 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp., maker of the PlayStation 3, stayed in the red last business year but predicts a return to profit as restructuring and an aggressive 3-D rollout bear fruit.The Tokyo-based company Thursday reported some progress toward profitability, booking a 40.8 billion yen ($439 million) loss for...

Sony's annual loss shrinks to $439 million

May 12, 2010 10:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. stayed in the red last fiscal year but shrank losses through cost cuts and better sales of consumer electronics.The Tokyo-based company reported a 40.8 billion yen ($439 million) loss for the year ended March 31, an improvement from the previous year's 98.9 billion yen loss. That was...

Computers can effectively detect diabetes-related eye problems

May 12, 2010 10:21 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Iowa - Health Science) People with diabetes have an increased risk of blindness, yet nearly half of the approximately 23 million Americans with diabetes do not get an annual eye exam to detect possible problems. But it appears that cost-effective computerized systems to...

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SAP buying Sybase for $5.8B

May 12, 2010 2:30 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

German business software maker SAP AG has agreed to buy Sybase Inc. in a $5.8 billion deal that ratchets up SAP's rivalry with database leader Oracle Corp.The all-cash deal intensifies the battle between SAP and Oracle to run more of the programs that corporations use to manage their data....

Carnegie Mellon's Onur Mutlu receives outstanding award

May 12, 2010 2:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) Carnegie Mellon's Onur Mutlu received a five year, $549,306 grant from the National Science Foundation to research technologies and algorithms for creating scalable, high-performance, and quality-of-service memory systems for multi-core purposes.

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