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Best Buy will sell Barnes & Noble e-reader

April 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Electronics seller Best Buy Co. will sell Barnes & Noble Inc.'s electronic reader Nook beginning Sunday, the companies said Monday.The $259.99 e-reader and its will be sold at 1,070 Best Buy stores in the U.S. Previously, the device was sold only at Barnes & Noble stores and online.Barnes &...

China Issues Revised Policy on Procurement

April 12, 2010 6:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

China appears to be softening rules that sparked outcry from foreign businesses by limiting their access to a government procurement market worth billions of dollars a year. Foreign industry groups say the change is positive but challenges remain.

CEI Launches Bus Bar Product Division

April 12, 2010 6:02 am | News | Comments

Custom Electronics announced the launch of a division specializing in the manufacture of bus bars, bus bar assemblies and integrated energy storage solutions.

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System integrators strengthen the LED network

April 12, 2010 5:43 am | Osram Opto Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

The concept of system integrators makes it easier for end users to use pioneering LED technology for various lighting solutions. As the “one face to the customer,” system integrators are the interface between the customer and the application.

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Stanley names Brabston chief operating officer

April 12, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stanley Inc. said Monday it has named Jim Brabston as its chief operating officer.Brabston, 42, will report to Stanley CEO Phil Nolan in the newly created position. Stanley, which is headquartered in Arlington, Va., provides information technology systems to the U.S. government.Brabston has...

Recognized for Leveraging Cloud Computing Platform to Drive Advanced Email Archiving and eDiscovery

April 12, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sonian, Inc (http://www.sonian.com/) ., the trusted cloud-powered universal data management company (http://www.sonian.com/solutions/) , today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnDemand Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnDemand Top 100 signifies a company's leadership...

KIT digital Adds Industry Veterans to Management Team

April 12, 2010 5:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), a leading global provider of on-demand software solutions for managing and monetizing Internet Protocol (IP)-based video assets, made a number of recent appointments to its management team, as part of the company's ongoing centralization of key corporate functions...

Solar-Powered Desalination

April 12, 2010 5:21 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Solar-Powered Desalination Saudi Arabia meets much of its drinking water needs by removing salt and other minerals from seawater. Now the country plans to use one of its most abundant resources to counter its fresh-water shortage: sunshine. … KACST’s main goal is to reduce the...

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Defining, Measuring a Nebulous Concept

April 12, 2010 4:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Everyone agrees innovation is desirable, but few agree on its exact definition, especially in a business context. But the need to define innovation and measure it has become increasingly pressing.

Statistics : Composite leading indicators point to continued expansion

April 12, 2010 3:23 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for February 2010 continue to point to economic expansion, albeit at a different pace across countries and regions.

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Sharp to Sell 3D Televisions

April 12, 2010 1:22 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Sharp will begin sales of liquid crystal televisions that can show three-dimensional images before this summer, joining rivals such as Samsung and Sony.

Sharp to sell 3-D TVs in Japan, US, Europe, China

April 12, 2010 12:30 am | by YURI KAGEYAMA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Sharp is trying to play catch-up in 3-D TVs with powerful rivals Samsung and Panasonic with displays the Japanese electronics maker says are brighter and clearer.Osaka-based Sharp Corp., which makes Aquos brand liquid-crystal display TVs, initially played down the urgency of selling 3-D TVs,...

Eating Into Apple's Cash Pile

April 12, 2010 12:21 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Apple is now in the enviable but difficult position of having an expected year-end net cash pile of around $48 billion. What should it do with the money?

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Criminals Prey on the Unemployed

April 11, 2010 6:23 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

The number of online laundering outfits that use unsuspecting job seekers to turn stolen credit-card numbers into cash is growing, experts say.

Under new leadership, Kavli Institute at Cornell evolves from a think tank to a proving ground

April 11, 2010 6:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Cornell University) Looking to push the boundaries of nanoscience, the Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science is no longer a think tank for new ideas, but a proving ground to aggressively push the limits of nanotechnology. And to that end, Cornell has named Paul McEuen, the...

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