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Automodular to close Oshawa, Ont., plant after GM Canada cancels contracts

April 14, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Auto parts supplier Automodular Corp. (TSX:AM) says it will close a plant in the southern Ontario community of Oshawa and lay off 100 workers.The move comes after General Motors Canada cancelled a contract with Automodular to supply parts and services for the assembly of the Camaro muscle car...

Frank LaTorre and the King Bees to Perform at Brookhaven Lab May 8

April 14, 2010 11:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Frank LaTorre and the King Bees will perform at Brookhaven Lab on Saturday, May 8, at 8 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

Qualcomm to let phones record mobile TV shows

April 14, 2010 10:37 am | News | Comments

Phones and other mobile devices that receive Qualcomm Inc.'s FLO TV broadcasts will get new features later this year, including the ability to record shows off the air. AT&T Inc. offers two phone models that can receive the broadcasts through a FLO TV service branded as "AT&T Mobile TV"...

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House moves to stop scams using false caller IDs

April 14, 2010 10:35 am | News | Comments

Using false caller ID with the intent of tricking people into revealing personal information or otherwise causing harm would become illegal under legislation that passed the House Wednesday. Backers of the bill, passed by voice vote, said caller ID "spoofing" is a growing threat to people because of new technology...

3 finalists in prize for technology breakthroughs

April 14, 2010 10:33 am | News | Comments

Three European inventors who helped create illuminated wallpapers, tiny fast processors in mobile phones, and cheap, high-performance cells used in solar panels are finalists in the euro1.1 million ($1.5 million) international Millennium Technology Prize.

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TSX-listed Corporate Dividends by Ex-Date for April 14 & April 15, 2010

April 14, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends by ex-date on the following listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange for April 14 & April 15, 2010:BOMBARDIER INC. 6.25% SERIES '4' PR (TSX: BBD.PR.C ): Dividend of $ 0.390625 ,expiring April 14, 2010< BOMBARDIER INC. SERIES '3' PR (TSX: BBD.PR.D ): Dividend of $ 0.32919...

Anti-cancer Agent Stops Metastasis in its Tracks

April 14, 2010 10:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College report in today’s online edition of the journal

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DC-DC Converter Tools Increase Power Density of Modular and Embedded Power Supplies

April 14, 2010 10:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. and Silicon Laboratories Inc. anounced a new quarter-brick isolated DC-DC converter evaluation board and reference design to help power supply designers get higher power density in networking, communications and high-end server applications.

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Halifax court orders newspaper to cough up names of anonymous commentators

April 14, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Nova Scotia judge has ordered a newspaper and Google Inc. to cough up whatever details they possess about the identities of people who posted comments anonymously about Halifax's top firefighters.Halifax fire Chief Bill Mosher and Deputy Chief Stephen Thurber are considering a lawsuit against...

DOD funds tiny cave camera and iris recognition technology for military, homeland security

April 14, 2010 9:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Southern Methodist University) Miniature camera technology will allow soldiers to track combatants in dark caves or urban alleys, and allow security officials to unobtrusively identify subjects from iris scans. The new apps build on "Panoptes" platform technology from Southern Methodist...

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies Receives FDA Clearance for New Medical Imaging System

April 14, 2010 9:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Hybridyne Imaging Technologies, Inc., a developer of compact, high-resolution gamma cameras for the detection of cancer and other abnormalities in the body, announces FDA clearance of ProxiScan™.

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General Dynamics unit gets $10.2M deal

April 14, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A unit of defense contractor General Dynamics Corp. has received a contract worth at least $10.2 million to perform maintenance and other work for the Navy, the company said Wednesday.General Dynamics Electric Boat will perform the work on the USS Miami, an attack submarine.The work — including...

Accenture, Hanwha S & C to offer software, services

April 14, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Management consulting firm Accenture PLC and South Korean network services provider Hanwha S&C said Wednesday they have signed an eight-year agreement to jointly market information technology products and services to insurers, securities firms and banks in South Korea.The two companies also agreed...

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Fujitsu Says Nozoe Resigned on Fund Ties

April 14, 2010 8:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Fujitsu said its former president who stepped down in September had ignored a warning that an investment fund he was working with on a potential deal involving a subsidiary might have ties to organized crime.

UH Energy receives $2.5 million DOE award for workforce training

April 14, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Houston) The UH Energy program, through a coalition led by the University of Houston's College of Technology, has received a $2.5 million stimulus award from the Department of Energy to develop a smart grid workforce training program to prepare the next generation of...

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