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Independent Security Tests Highlight Symantec's Best of Breed Protection Capabilities Against a Growing Onslaught of Malware in a Rapidly Changing Threat Landscape

January 20, 2010 4:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that its industry-leading security products received top reviews from two respected independent testing bodies, AV-Comparatives (http://www.av-comparatives.org/) and AV-Test.org (http://www.av-test.org/) . Symantec was awarded Best Anti-Virus Product...

Concentrating Sunshine for Improved Solar Power

January 20, 2010 3:58 am | Videos | Comments

CPV Concentrated Photovoltaic is a promising technology. Many companies and research groups are working on cost containment offering a lower per watt energy alternative.

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Sony delays release of motion controller

January 20, 2010 2:01 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said Wednesday it has pushed back the release of its highly anticipated motion controller for the PlayStation 3 game console to the fall.The device will be available in North America, Europe, Japan and other Asian countries. Sony did not say how much the controller will cost.The...

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China's Baidu sues US company over hacking

January 20, 2010 1:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China's most popular search engine, Baidu Inc., is accusing its U.S.-based domain name registry of negligence in a lawsuit over a hacking attack that temporarily blocked access to the site last week.Baidu said Wednesday it has filed suit against Register.com Inc. in a New York court, seeking...

Sony delays release of motion controller to fall

January 20, 2010 12:01 am | by TOMOKO A. HOSAKA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said Wednesday it has pushed back the release of its highly anticipated motion controller for the PlayStation 3 game console to the fall.The device will be available in North America, Europe, Japan and other Asian countries. Sony did not say how much the controller will cost.The...

LG Display records Q4 profit as sales jump

January 19, 2010 11:01 pm | by KELLY OLSEN - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LG Display Co. returned to profit in the fourth quarter of 2009 as higher prices helped boost sales after a U.S. price-fixing fine dragged it into the red a year earlier.LG Display, the world's second-largest manufacturer of liquid crystal displays used in flat screen televisions and other...

/ CORRECTION - Fonality Names Dean Mansfield as CEO

January 19, 2010 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In the news release, "Fonality Names Dean Mansfield as CEO," issued earlier today by Fonality, we are advised by the company that the second sentence of the second paragraph should read "He held numerous positions at NetSuite from 2004 to 2009, including president of worldwide sales and...

Siftable Modular Computers

January 19, 2010 4:51 pm | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Pretty cool. I must admit I don’t really see how this would function outside of specifically designed situation. I can imagine it could be very cool for education, especially of young kids. Siftables act in concert to form a single interface: users physically manipulate them –...

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County approves Wizards soccer deal

January 19, 2010 4:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Wyandotte County officials have approved an agreement for a $414 million development that includes a soccer stadium for the Kansas City Wizards and an office complex for medical software maker Cerner Corp.The Unified Government of Wyandotte County approved the new agreement Tuesday night. The...

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Mice behavior studies can mimic human behavior

January 19, 2010 12:52 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A new study published in Science shows that animal behavior studies can predict human behavior and that those with a certain altered gene have a harder time recovering from very stressful events.

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IBM's profit increases and revenue growth resumes

January 19, 2010 12:01 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM Corp. said Tuesday that it managed a 9 percent increase in profit in the last quarter as the technology company's revenue grew for the first time in a year and a half.It also offered a slightly better forecast for 2010, although IBM already had been telling investors it was "well ahead" of...

Chemical engineering’s Laird receives NSF CAREER Award

January 19, 2010 11:53 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Dr. Carl Laird, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). As a recipient of the prestigious award, Laird...

AT & T Certified for World's Smallest Cellular

January 19, 2010 11:36 am | News | Comments

Telit Wireless Solutions, Inc., the U.S.-based mobile technology arm of Telit Communications (AIM: TCM), announced today that the world’s smallest cellular M2M (machine-to-machine) module, Telit’s GE865-QUAD, is now certified for use on the AT&T wireless network. The GE865-QUAD boasts an extremely compact form factor and optimized power consumption making it ideal for small, body-worn tracking and tracing applications.

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Cowboys Stadium Boasts World's Largest HDTVs

January 19, 2010 11:30 am | News | Comments

There has been a lot of TV coverage recently concerning the giant scoreboards at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The $40 million dollar, four-sided, high-definition Diamond Vision video displays, which were built by Mitsubishi Electric, use 22,000 TDK-Lambda ZWS series power supplies to light the 25 million Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) that create the dynamic images on the 1080p HDTV screens.

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Genetically Editing Out Human Disease

January 19, 2010 10:53 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

Many of the world’s most devastating diseases – such as hemophilia, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy – are the result of a single gene defect, or mutation. If the Encyclopedia Britannica represented the human genome, such diseases would be analogous to one typographical error rendering the

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