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New Technologies, Solutions, and Opportunities at the 2010 Sensors Expo

June 4, 2010 5:28 am | News | Comments

Thousands of engineers, scientists and technology executives have made plans to attend the 24th annual Sensors Expo & Conference, taking place June 8-9, 2010 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL.

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Smithtown High School Students Win Nine of Ten Prizes in Brookhaven Lab's Essay Contest

June 4, 2010 4:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Smithtown High School students won nine of ten prizes in an essay contest sponsored by Brookhaven Lab.

Ballmer Sees Growth for PCs

June 4, 2010 2:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer said the era of the personal computer is far from over, pushing back on an argument made by Apple's Steve Jobs and others who say the rising popularity of the iPad and other devices heralds the decline of traditional PCs.

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European attitudes to Entrepreneurship

June 4, 2010 2:22 am | by European Commission | News | Comments

45% of all Europeans would like to be their own boss if they could. The aim of the survey is to have a better understanding of entrepreneurship, to identify the reasons which encourage or obstacle people to become entrepreneurs. The results of the 2009 survey will help the Commission in...

Dark Side Arises for Phone Apps

June 4, 2010 1:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

As smartphones and the applications that run on them take off, businesses and consumers are beginning to confront a budding dark side of the wireless Web.

Superfast Traders' New Edge

June 3, 2010 9:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Some fast-moving computer-driven investment firms are getting an edge by trading on market data before it gets to other investors, according to market players and researchers who have studied the trading.

Jobs data likely to show burst of temporary hiring(3)

June 3, 2010 8:32 pm | by JEANNINE AVERSA - AP Economics Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The nation's employers likely unleashed a wave of hiring last month, but it probably won't be repeated.Most of the jobs expected to have been generated in May were for census workers hired on a temporary basis by the federal government. Such hiring is expected to have peaked in May and then...

Jobs data likely to show burst of temporary hiring(2)

June 3, 2010 8:31 pm | News | Comments

The nation's employers likely unleashed a wave of hiring last month, but it probably won't be repeated.Most of the jobs expected to have been generated in May were for census workers hired on a temporary basis by the federal government. Such hiring is expected to have peaked in May and then...

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Jury convicts Ill. couple of scamming Best Buy

June 3, 2010 7:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal jury in Minneapolis has convicted an Illinois couple of defrauding Best Buy out of more than $41 million and failing to pay taxes on their fraudulent gains.Prosecutors alleged that Russell and Abby Cole of Deerfield, Ill., systematically overbilled the Richfield-based electronics...

A Fine of Millions for Fugitive in Insider Trading Case

June 3, 2010 7:24 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

A civil fine is imposed on a former Goldman analyst who fled while on probation in a securities fraud.

File-Sharing Pioneers Now Selling Music

June 3, 2010 7:24 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The founders of the file-sharing site Kazaa will unveil a venture, Rdio, which will allow users to stream and store music on a range of mobile phones.

Google to Give Governments Street View Data

June 3, 2010 7:23 pm | by New York Times | News | Comments

The company, after resisting requests from European officials, agreed to turn over information it collected over unsecured wireless networks.

Patent Fast Track Proposed

June 3, 2010 7:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Inventors frustrated with waiting for a decision by the U.S. Patent Office may soon be able to pay extra for an expedited review of their applications.

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Arithmetic Processing IP Core for MP3 Decoders

June 3, 2010 6:23 pm | by Murata Manufacturing | News | Comments

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., in collaboration with Mathematec Corporation, has developed an arithmetic processing IP core for MP3 decoders that uses less than 10% of the power required for conventional general software processing.

Ingram Micro names new exec, oversees distribution(9)

June 3, 2010 5:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ingram Micro Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filled a new position that's in charge of the company's supplier relationships and 103 distribution centers.The company, a wholesale distributor of computers, said that Robert Gifford will start his new job as the company's executive vice...

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