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Borders begins taking orders for e-book reader

May 7, 2010 12:30 pm | by MAE ANDERSON - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Borders Group Inc. has begun taking orders for the Kobo electronic book reader and pushing it at a lower price than competing devices.Borders also said Friday that its e-bookstore and software will be available beginning in June.The Kobo e-reader device will retail for $149.99 and come...

Economics : OECD Forum and Ministerial meeting to focus on innovation, growth

May 7, 2010 12:28 pm | by OECD | News | Comments

New OECD forecasts for economic growth and strategies to boost innovation will be at the heart of discussions at the OECD’s annual Forum and Ministerial meeting in Paris on 26-28 May 2010. The OECD’s latest Economic Outlook will be released by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría with...

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Nokia-Apple Patent Fight Intensifies

May 7, 2010 12:26 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Nokia has sued Apple again, alleging the iPhone and new iPad 3G violate its patents. Meanwhile, Apple said the iPad will begin selling in Japan and Europe on May 28.

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Epoxy Touts Fast Set Up and Snap Cure

May 7, 2010 11:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond EP17HT-3 one part epoxy sets up in 20 to 30 seconds and snap cures in two to three minutes at 250°F-300ºF. As a one part system, no mixing is required and the epoxy can be cured in sections up to 1/4" thick. Its working life is indefinite because

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Desk Stations Dock Ergonomic Handheld Enclosures

May 7, 2010 11:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

OKW has developed specific desk/charging stations for its ‘SMART-CASE’ enclosures, which fit the cases exactly, and have a common design theme. The desk stations are

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Earnings schedule for week of 5/10/2010

May 7, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Dish Network Corp. releases quarterly financial results.WASHINGTON — Fannie Mae releases quarterly financial results.LOS ANGELES — Live Nation Entertainment Inc. releases quarterly financial...

SUMIT-ISM Module Supports MiniPCIe Cards for Wireless Apps

May 7, 2010 11:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

WinSystems introduced the PXM-MiniPCIe, a SUMIT-ISM module that supports PCI Express MiniCards and two expansion USB connectors. It provides support for 802.11 a/g wireless, WLAN, and other high-performance communication functions that have been developed for

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Microprocessor Supervisory Circuits Ideal for Portable Equipment

May 7, 2010 9:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX16072-MAX16074 microprocessor supervisory circuits in a 1mm x 1mm chip-scale package. These low-power devices provide excellent circuit reliability and low cost by eliminating the need for multiple external resistors and adjustments normally required when monitoring nominal system voltages from 1.8V to 3.6V.

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MEMS Piezoresistive Low Pressure Sensing Die Touts Measurements to 0.250-inch of H20 FS

May 7, 2010 7:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

All Sensors Corporation introduced a low pressure sensor die for high volume applications requiring pressure measurement to as low as a quarter inch of water full scale. The MEMS Piezoresistive Low Pressure Sensing Die uses

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Nokia lodges another complaint against Apple

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

Finnish cell phone maker Nokia Corp. is filing another lawsuit against Apple Inc., this time extending its patent infringement claims to the iPad.Nokia has already filed complaints against Apple, charging that a broad swath of its products violate Nokia patents. Nokia says the disputed...

UN report stresses the need to provide access to clean energy to the world's poor

May 7, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) In a new report, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change (AGECC) stresses the need to improve access to clean energy to the more than 2 billion people...

Interface Ecology Lab to host serious games symposium

May 7, 2010 7:21 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Texas A&M University’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Visualization and the Interface Ecology Lab, and the Houston Serious Games Research Consortium will host game researchers, practitioners, developers and enthusiasts for the first Symposium on Serious...

Google invests in ND wind farms

May 7, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. is investing nearly $40 million in two North Dakota wind farms.One of the farms is in Griggs and Steele counties and the other is in Burleigh County.Google spokesman Jamie Yood says the Internet search engine firm is interested in the wind projects as an investment that will provide...

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Cornell's regional 'sun grant' energy conference is May 24-26

May 7, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Cornell University) National and regional biofuel, biopower and bioproducts experts will convene in Syracuse for the Northeast Sun Grant 2010 Regional Conference, at Renaissance Syracuse Hotel, on May 24-26, 2010. The conference is hosted by Cornell University.

New catalyst could move fuel cell technology closer to mainstream

May 7, 2010 6:23 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

Long hampered by high manufacturing costs and durability issues, fuel cell technology could overcome those obstacles and take a significant step towards mainstream adoption thanks to a finding by a Texas A&M University chemical engineering professor. Investigating the use of...

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